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    Hi everyone!

    I'm a student and I need to write an essay about future tense: if I would be a teacher how would I teach the furture tense. And if I would teach the "shall/will" first or the present continuos "going to" and why.

    How do you teach the future tense and why that way?

    Thank you for the help!!

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    Default Re: how to teach future tense?

    Quote Originally Posted by kalbi13 View Post
    Hi everyone!

    I'm a student and I need to write an essay about future tense: if I [would be] were/was a teacher how would I teach the future tense. And if I [would] were to teach the "shall/will" first or the [present continuous] "be going to" and why.

    How do you teach the future tense and why that way?

    Thank you for the help!!
    English doesn't have a future tense, Kalbi. Instead of a future tense, English has many ways that we use to discuss the future.

    will
    would
    shall
    should
    be going to
    present continuous for the future
    have to
    need to
    want to
    can
    could
    may
    might
    be about to
    be able to
    must
    present simple for the future
    ...

    Start with the most common ones first; will/be going to/ present continuous for the future.

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