English future tense at a glance

Together with Sprachcaffe, learn the various future tenses of the English language. In English grammar, the future tenses are broken down into a number of categories, including Going to Future Tense, Will Future Tense, and Future Perfect Tense.

You can learn how to create these tenses and when to use them by visiting the relevant topic pages. You'll quickly be able to master the various future tenses in English with the aid of our practical example sentences and helpful learning advice.

Will Future tense - Future I

You can express future expectations, assumptions, and promises simply and precisely using the English tense Will Future. You will learn about this English tense in our in-depth explanations. You'll discover when to use the Will Future tense, how to form it, and which words serve as cues.

With the aid of numerous English example sentences, all of this is explained in a simple manner. These will give you the most concrete explanation of how the English language's Will Future tense functions.

Going-to-Future tense - Future I

Going-to-future tense is the name of the English tense used to describe future plans. We'll go over how to properly express upcoming events that you've planned or intended in advance in English. On the topic page, we will outline the going-to-future tense's construction, usage, and a few key words.

English example sentences are used to illustrate each of these explanations. Therefore, you can be sure that you will quickly master this future tense in English and be able to communicate in English about your future plans and intentions.

Future Perfect Tense - Future II

With the Future Perfect, you can envision your future successes and take steps to achieve them. For instance, you might state: "By this time next year, my English language learning journey will be over. In English, the Future Perfect can be used to discuss already-completed future events.

Visit our topic page on the Future Perfect tense to learn more about how to form and use this future form of the English language.

Will Future or Going to Future tense: A Comparison

The two most common future tenses in the English language are going to future and will future. We have put together an overview for you in the following table so that you can quickly distinguish between these two significant tenses of the English future. This will make it easier for you to quickly distinguish between the two future tense tenses used in English grammar.

The formation of the two future forms in comparison


Will Future

Goint to Future


Subject + will + Verb in the infinitive

Subject + to be + going to + Verb in the infinitive


I will call my mom tonight.

I am going to study for my exam.

The use of the two future tenses in comparison


Will Future


Point in time

Unplanned actions

Planned actions


I will go to the gym tomorrow

I am going to eat dinner tonight.


Assumptions about future events

Assumptions based on evidence or circumstantial evidence.


I will be finish my studies next year

I am going to finish my studies next year.


Resolution to do something in the future

Concrete plans for the future.


I will run more next year

I am going to run more next year.


Less likely than Going-to-Future

More likely than Will Future


I will probably finish work at 5pm.

I am going to finish work by 5pm.

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