Exercises and explanation: Future verb forms
- I will work – future simple: neutral future or future facts / instant decision (at the moment of speaking) / prediction based on what we know, think, assume
- I am going to buy this – to be going to: a future intention, i.e you have decided to do something in the future / a future prediction based on evidence
- I will be working – future continuous: something will have started before some point in the future and will probably carry on after it / future without intention, i.e. something that will happen in the ordinary course of events.
- I will have worked – future perfect: something will be completed before a specific time in the future
- I will have been working – future perfect continuous: an action continuing for a period of time up until a point in the future, the emphasis is on the length of time
- Future mix: exercises with 4 future forms or more