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Le futur proche-The close future tense Bleu-Leçon 14
Aller + infinitive The following sentences describe what people are going to do: Nathalie va nager. Paul et Marc vont jouer au tennis. One way of talking about the future in French is the construction aller + infinitive. Aller is congugated to agree with the subject. Ex. Je vais nager. Tu vas nager. Il va nager. The activity is always in the infinitive.(Remember: you can only have one conjugated verb in a sentence.
Negative sentences with the close future tense In negative sentences, the construction is: subject + ne + aller + pas + infinitive Ex. Je ne vais pas nager. Tu ne vas pas nager. Tu ne vas pas nager.
Common questions Note the interrogative forms: Qu’est-ce que tu vas faire? Qu’est-ce que tu vas faire? -What are you going to do? -What are you going to do? Quand est-ce que vous allez rentrer? Quand est-ce que vous allez rentrer? -When are you going to come back? -When are you going to come back?
Dialogue It is Friday at lunch in the cafeteria. You are trying to decide what you are going to do this weekend. Create the following conversation with your partner: Say hello. Ask your friend how he/she is doing. Ask your friend what he/she is eating Ask your friend what he/she is going to do this weekend. Your friend tells you an activity and asks you if you want to come. Say you can’t on Friday. You have to work. Suggest another time/day/activity. Ask your friend how they are getting to the activity. Say you will see them on Saturday.