Present Cont. vs. Present Simple vs. Future Simple

Настоящее простое и продолженное + будущее простое

Present Simple используется для обозначения:

-      регулярных действий (I get up at 6 o’clock every morning.)

-      действий по расписанию (The train leaves at 4.30.)

-      фактов, которые всегда истинны (The Sun rises in the East.) 

Слова-подсказки: usually (обычно), often (часто), sometimes (иногда), always (всегда), every day/week/month/year (каждый(ую) день/неделю/месяц/год)

 Present Continuous используется

-      когда действие происходит прямо сейчас (I am reading an interesting book.)

-      когда действие происходит в течение более долгого времени, но постоянно (I am working hard this week. She is learning Spanish this year.)

-      для планов на будущее (We are travelling to France this summer.)

Слова-подсказки: now (сейчас), at the moment (в этот момент), right now (прямо сейчас), this week/month/year (На этой неделе/В этом /месяце/году).

Future Simple используется для выражения:

- спонтанно принятых решений (I forgot about Kate’s birthday. I’ll phone her now.)

- предположений о событиях в будущем (I think he will easily pass the exam)

Слова-помощники: tomorrow, next year/month/week, in two days/weeks/months

Примеры использования Present Cont. vs. Present Simple vs. Future Simple

  • The plane lands in New York at noon. -
  • I am sure everything will be alright. -
  • What do you think? Will it snow tomorrow? -
  • Does the conference start next week? -
  • We are moving to London next week. -
  • When does the next bus come? -
  • Will you ask your father about the party? -
  • The library closes at seven o'clock. -
  • The concert starts at seven o'clock in the evening. -
  • My mother thinks I won't fail the exam. -
  • My sister will be fifteen next month. -
  • Our friends are coming in two days. -
  • I'm hungry, I'll have a sandwich. -
  • My mother's birthday is not on Wednesday. -
  • The zoo does not close at seven pm. -
  • I will be back as soon as possible. -
  • When are you leaving to Moscow? -
  • They will not win the World Cup, I am sure. -
  • We will meet again one day. -
  • This day will come sooner or later. -
  • The museum opens at ten am. -
  • Anna is not coming with us. -
  • It's too late, they won't come. -
  • We are not going to the theatre tonight, I am ill. -
  • We are having a meeting this Monday. -
  • This is my ticket, I am leaving tomorrow. -
  • We are not watching a movie today. -
  • Will you help me with the presentation? -
  • Does the next tram come in ten minutes? -
  • I am not running the race on Saturday. -
  • When does the race start? -
  • I am sure scientists will find the cure for this disease. -
  • Perhaps James will visit New York one day. -
  • I think they will lose. -
  • You will share your office with Jack. Welcome! -
  • They promise they will help us. -
  • What will you do if he does not call? -
  • I am not staying at my parents' house during my Christmas break. -
  • The classes do not start at half past eight in the morning. -
  • It's cold here, I will close the window. -
  • Do you promise me that you will study hard? -
  • Where is Mary staying in Tokyo? -
  • Your bag is heavy, I'll carry it for you. -
  • What are you doing this weekend? -
  • They are staying in Paris for a week. -
  • It is dark. My mother will turn on the light. -
  • The train to London leaves at eleven pm. -
  • When does the festival end? -
  • Look at the clouds, I think it will rain. -
  • Are you meeting at the restaurant tonight? -