Presentation on theme: "I will take a picture! → decision I´m participating in a photo contest"— Presentation transcript:
1FUTURE 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
2be 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
3Future 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
4Will / 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?
5SHALL: 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?
6Present 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”
7FUTURE TENSES TIME EXPRESSIONS: Tomorrow, next week, next month, next year…I am going to travel to Copenhagen next year
8OTHER 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
9END OF THE PRESENTATION Now go to page 131 for exercises on the future forms (exercises a and b)