Grammar Video|Pre-Int|22. Will


Will (for predictions)

Pre-Intermediate

We don’t use «will» to talk about personal plans

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Examples

Do you ever think about the future? I think solar panels will be cheaper. People will land on Mars. I don’t think there will be flying cars. We will eat less meat.

Forms

+ Subject + will + V1
Subject + will not/won’t + V1
? Will + subject + V1?

Usage

🔹To make a prediction based on an opinion

We will eat less meat.

The team won’t win.

🔹Use will/won’t with the following expressions:

I think … will (I think solar panels will be cheaper.)

I don’t think … will (I don’t think he’ll come.)

I hope (I hope they’ll call us.)

Probably (She will probably send you an email.)

Perhaps (Perhaps it will rain tomorrow.)

Will (for promises, offers and decisions)

Pre-Intermediate

«Will» is a surprising word. It has three more meanings!

Examples

1

A: Waiter! The spoon isn’t clean.

B: Sorry, I‘ll bring you another one.

2

A: I don’t feel good.

B: Shall I get you some water?

3

A: Please, don’t tell my relatives about what happened.

B: All right, I won’t tell anyone.

Forms

+ Subject + will + V1
Subject + will not/won’t + V1
? Will + subject + V1?

Shall* + I/we + V1?


*Use Shall I/we …? only to offer to do something

Usage

🔹To express an instant decision

The spoon isn’t clean. — I‘ll bring another one.

I don’t have money on me. — I’ll lend you some.

🔹To make an offer

Shall we take a break? = Let’s take a break.

It’s cold here. — I’ll close the window. = Shall I close the window?

🔹To make a promise

I won’t tell anyone.

We will email you next week.

Complete the sentences with the correct form of «will»

Complete the sentences. Use the correct form of «will» and the verb in hints

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  1. 1. Grammar video|Pre-Int|1. May or Might
  2. 2. Grammar video|Pre-Int|2. Modal Verbs (Have to, Don't have to, Must, Mustn't)
  3. 3. Grammar video|Pre-Int|3. Should, shouldn't
  4. 4. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|4. Questions With and Without Auxiliaries
  5. 5. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|5. Word Order in Questions
  6. 6. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|6. Conjunctions
  7. 7. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|7. Relative Clauses
  8. 8. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|8. Reported Speech
  9. 9. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|9. Expressing Movements
  10. 10. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|10. Passive voice
  11. 11. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|11. Phrasal Verbs
  12. 12. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|12. So Neither + Auxiliary
  13. 13. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|13. Used to
  14. 14. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|14. Uses of the infinitive
  15. 15. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|15. Verb + ing
  16. 16. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|16. Present Simple
  17. 17. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|17. Past Simple
  18. 18. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|18. Present Continuous
  19. 19. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|19. Past Continuous
  20. 20. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|20. Present Perfect
  21. 21. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|21. Be going to
  22. 22. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|22. Will
  23. 23. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|23. Present Continuous for Future
  24. 24. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|24. Quantifiers
  25. 25. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|25. Something, anything, nothing, etc.
  26. 26. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|26. Comparatives
  27. 27. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|27. Superlatives
  28. 28. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|28. First Conditional
  29. 29. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|29. Second Conditional
  30. 30. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|30. Past Perfect Simple