English Study Notes Form 1 English Study Notes Msomi Maktaba All Notes

LITERATURE FORM 1 – EXPRESSING FUTURE PLANS AND ACTIVITIES

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Future exists in different forms 

  1. Intention     –        necessity     –      shall  
  2. Probability  –        possibility   –        will

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 Common adverb 

Tomorrow, next

 How to form future? 

Subject + shall/will + be + main clause

 
 

 Examples: 

It will be there tomorrow

Subject + will + be + clause 

When we want to talk about things what we shall do tomorrow, next week, next month we use words like

  • Going to
  • Shall
  • Will

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Examples: 

Tomorrow I’m going to write my mother a letter.

She will tell you something good tomorrow

We shall visit you next month

Going to, will and shall show future tense.

Future continues activities

Subject + will or shall + (be) + verb ……..ing + clause

 
 

Examples 

You will be leaving the school at 4:30pm

We shall be singing in the church choir

 
 

Exercise 

Mention 4 things that you are going to do after you have finished form four

  1. ……………………..
  2. ……………………..
  3. ……………………..
  4. ……………………..
  5. ……………………..

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1. Mention three (3) things which will happen to someone who has HIV/ AIDS

  1. ……………………..
  2. ……………………..
  3. …………………….. 

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Note: 

will is used all persons in the singular and plural  for example  

i)   you will be wait  ii)  I will go to the market tomorrow  

 
 

Shall is sometimes use instead of will, It is used in statement in the fist personal singular or plural, It shows determination or promise about future activities for example 

i)    We shall play hard and we shall win the game: (determination) ii)   I shall write to you as soon as i arrive in Mpwapwa (promise) 

 
 

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