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TALKING ABOUT THE FUTURE

EXERCISE ONE: Put the verbs in brackets both in the present continuous form and in the going to future form

A)

example: Peter and Mary (go) to Ireland next summer. ARE GOING / ARE GOING TO GO

1- They (leave) on 14th July   and they (stay) there four weeks.  

2- They (travel) by car from Cambridge where they live to Liverpool   then they (take) a ferry to cross the Irish sea.  

3- They (stay) at their aunt and uncle’s home.   They are Irish and live in Dublin, the capital city.

4- Peter (visit) the city: it’s his first visit to Dublin.  

5- Mary (work) in her aunt’s shop.  

B)

1-   On Saturday morning Cristina (go) to school.  

2-   On Sunday afternoon I (do) my homework.  

3-   On Sunday evening Mark and his family (visit) their grandparents.                                      

4-   On Saturday evening my friends and I (have) dinner at the restaurant. 

5-   My parents (buy) a new car next year.  

6-   I (hang) out with my friends this afternoon: I have no homework for tomorrow!!!  

                                     

EXERCISE TWO: Put the verbs in brackets in the simple future (WILL FUTURE)

1-   Tomorrow it (snow).

2-   We (write) a letter to Julia sometime this week.

3-   Are you cold? I (close) the window.

4-   Mum, I’m promising… I (tidy) my bedroom more often…

5-   I hope I (pass) the exams next year.

6-   We (probably meet) for an ice-cream this afternoon after the homework.

 

 

EXERCISE THREE: Put the verbs in brackets both in the present continuous form and in the going to future form

A)

1-   Peter and Mary (not go) to Ireland next summer.  

2-   They (not leave) on 14th July  and they (not stay) there four weeks.  

3-   They (not travel) by car.  

         4-   They (not take) a ferry to cross the Irish sea.  

5-   They (not stay) at their aunt and uncle’s home.  

6-   Peter (not visit) the city.  

7-   Mary (not work) in her aunt’s shop.  

B)

1-   On Saturday morning Cristina (not go) to school.  

2-   On Sunday afternoon I (not do) my homework.  

3-   On Sunday evening Mark and his family (visit) their grandparents.                                        

4-   On Saturday evening my friends and I (not have) dinner at the restaurant.  

5-   My parents (not buy) a new car next year.    

6-   I (not hang) out with my friends this afternoon: I have a lot of homework for tomorrow!!!  

 

                                     

Put the verbs in brackets in the simple future (WILL FUTURE)

1-   Tomorrow it (not snow).

2-   We (not write) a letter to Julia sometime this week.

3-   Are you hot? I (not close) the window then.

4-   Mum, I’m promising… I (not mess up) my bedroom anymore…

5-   I am sure I (not pass) the exams next year…

6-   We (not meet) for an ice-cream this afternoon after the homework , we (go) to the hospital to visit Peter. 

 

       


 

 

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