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Unformatted text preview: The future tense 1- Use 2- Formation 3- Time indicators V. Passerat V. 1- Use 1 The future tense is used to The describe something that is going to happen or will / shall happen later on. later As in English, there are three As main ways of describing the future action. future V. Passerat 2-1- The immediate future (in English “going to” + verb) The French structure is “aller” verb in The the present tense + an infinitive (that is to say a verb ending in “ER”, “IR” or “RE”). or Je vais jouer Tu vas jouer Tu jouer Il, Elle, On va faire Nous allons faire Vous allez finir Ils, Elles vont finir (…) V. Passerat Examples Je vais Tu vas Elle va jouer manger faire V. Passerat au foot une glace du shopping 2-2- The future tense (In English, will/shall + verb) The French structure is the infinitive The form of the verb + the specific future endings. Don’t forget to remove the “e” of “RE” Don’t verbs before you do so! verbs Je jouer ai Tu jouer as Tu jouer Il, Elle, On choisir a Nous choisir ons Vous boire ez Ils, Elles boire ont Ils, boire V. Passerat 2-3- The present (!) You may express a future idea You with a present tense. Examples: Ce week-end, je reste à la Ce maison. maison. L’année prochaine, je pars en ée Italie. Italie. V. Passerat 2-4- Irregular verbs Here is the list of verbs that alter their stem Here in the future tense. Once it is altered, it stays the same at all persons. stays • Être Avoir Aller Faire Pouvoir Savoir Vouloir Venir • • • • • • • V. Passerat ser + endings ser endings aur + endings ir + endings fer + endings pourr + endings saur + endings voudr + endings viendr + endings viendr endings 3- Time indicators Demain Après Ce soir Cet après-midi Ensuite Plus tard Pendant les vacances Le week-end prochain L’année prochaine V. Passerat (tomorrow) (later) (tonight) (this afternoon) (after) (later on) (during the holidays) (during (Next week-end) (Next year) ...
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