Presentation on theme: "I will take a picture! → decision I´m participating in a photo contest"— Presentation transcript:
1 FUTURE TENSES: BE GOING TO /PRESENT CONTINUOUS/ WILL / SHALL +infinitive I will take a picture!→ decisionI´m participating in aphoto contest→ future arrangementI am going to study German at school future plan
2 be going to+ infinitive: Form Affirmative: I am going to travelby planeInterrogative : Are you going to travelby plane?Negative : I am not going to travelby plane because I amgoing to fly in a hot airballoon
3 Future Tense: Uses of Going to 1- Future plans and intentions: I'm going to buy a new laptop computer next week2- Predictions based in what we can see at the moment: Look at that car! It is going to crash into the lamp post
4 Will / Shall: Form Affirmative: I will travel to Madrid in October Interrogative : Will you travel by bus?Shall we take you in my car?Negative : I will not travel - I won’tShall I take to the cinema, then?
5 SHALL: Only in interrogative and 1st person sg/pl: Shall we dance? Uses of Will / Shall1- Instant decisions: Ok, I’ll see you on Friday2- Predictions based in what we think: You will learn a lot with this book3- Promises and offers: Don’t worry, I’ll go and buy some food for you.SHALL: Only in interrogative and 1st person sg/pl: Shall we dance?
6 Present Continuous: Uses To speak about something happenig NOW: “ Sue´s speaking to her mother”To refer to future arrengements:“ I´m meeting my friends tonight”“ We´re getting married in October”THESE IDEAS ARE TYPICALLY EXPRESSED IN PRESENT TENSES IN SPANISH.“He quedado con unos amigos esta noche”“Nos casamos en octubre”
7 FUTURE TENSES TIME EXPRESSIONS: Tomorrow, next week, next month, next year…I am going to travel to Copenhagen next year
8 OTHER WAYS OF EXPRESSING THE FUTURE The simple present is also used to express future time. These are often used used in connection with schedules.The train leaves at 6:00 a.m. tomorrow.She starts work at six o’clock in the evening
9 END OF THE PRESENTATION Now go to page 131 for exercises on the future forms (exercises a and b)