The Simple Future
(or future with will)
We use the future simple with ‘will’ to predict the future.
It is the simplest way we we talk about the future. We often use it if there is no reason to use another future tense.
1 – We can use it for future facts and for things that are less certain.
- The sun will rise at 7 o’ clock.
- I think today will be very hot.
2 – We use it for Promises:
- I will buy you a book for your birthday.
Requests: Will you buy me a book for my birthday?
- Refusals: I will not buy you a book for your birthday.
- Offers: I’ll help you with your homework
- Spontaneous reactions): Don’t move. I will open the door.
3: We also use the simple future in the first conditional, and in sentences that have a conditional connotation.
- If it doesn’t rain, we’ll go for a ride in the park.
- Let’s leave early. That will give us time to see more things.