The Near Future

The Near Future - (They aren't going to wait for us • Je...

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The Near Future Events or actions that will take place in the immediate future may be expressed in the following  manner:  By using the present:   Je te rappelle dans cinq minutes.  (I'll call you back in five minutes.)  By using the conjugated form of the verb  aller (je vais, tu vas, il va, nous  allons, vous allez, ils vont ) + an infinitive to express what the subject is going to do:  Je vais te téléphoner à huit heures.  (I am going to call you at eight o'clock.)  Negating the near future In a negative sentence, put the negative expression around the conjugated form of  aller:   Ils ne vont pas nous attendre
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Unformatted text preview: . (They aren't going to wait for us.) • Je ne vais jamais fumer. (I'm never going to smoke.) Questions in the near future In an inverted question, invert the conjugated form of aller and the subject pronoun and join them with a hyphen: • Vas-tu sortir ce soir? (Are you going out tonight?) • Vont-ils aller au musée? (Are they going to go to the museum?) To negate an inverted question, put the negative expression around the entire inverted form: • Ne vas-tu jamais visiter la France? (Aren't you ever going to visit France?)...
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