Future Indefinite Tense | How to Learn with Formulas Examples

Learn Future Indefinite Tense with the help of definition, formulas, recognition, examples, rules, and exercises. 

Future Indefinite Tense | How to Learn with Formulas Examples

STEP – I

Future = coming time

Indefinite = lasting for an unknown length of time

Tense =  time/verb

Future Indefinite Tense = any action that will happen for unknown time period

STEP-II

Definition of Future Indefinite Tense:

In this tense anything is done, happened, or borne in future or coming times.

Recognition of Future Indefinite Tense in English:

They will go to school.

First of all, the subject is placed at the start of the sentence then will or shall, the first form of the verb, and the object at the end with a full stop.

Important: We shall place shall after I and We whereas will after every subject like you, he, she, Aamir, they, etc.

Examples:

He will take tea.
We shall do our duty. 
I shall go to school.
Moosa will study a book.
They will travel to Lahore.

Examples:

Swill/shall IVO
Ishallgoschool

I shall go to school.
I will go to school.

Swill/shall 1VO
Youwillwritea letter

You will write a letter.
You shall write a letter.

Exercise:

SWill/shall IVO
Weshall play cricket

We shall play cricket

Swill/shallIVO
Youwill drivea car

You will drive a car.

STEP – IV

Negative Sentences of Future Indefinite Tense:

To make a negative sentence, add “not” right after the helping verb (will/shall).

S+will/shall+not+1V+O 

Swill notIVO
Hamzawill notgoschool

Hamza will not go to school.

Swill notIVO
Weshall notdohomework

We shall not do homework.

STEP -V

Interrogative Sentences of Future Indefinite Tense:

To make a sentence interrogative, place “

Shall +S+IV+O

WillSIVO?
Willhegoschool

Will he go school?

Shall SIVO?
Shallwedohomework?

Shall we do homework?

STEP -VI

  Interro-negative Sentences:

To make a sentence interro-negative, place 
Shall /will+ S+not+1V+O

WillSnotIVO?
Willshenotgoschool?

Will she not go to school?

WillSnotIVO?
Willthis boynotdohomework?

Will this boy not do homework?

You should also learn:

Present Indefinite Tense

Past Indefinite Tense

Future Continuous Tense

English Tenses Complete

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