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    the future tense

    I'd like some recomendations on how to deal with problems of the future tense for esl learners

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    Re: the future tense

    Quote Originally Posted by eponge
    I'd like some recomendations on how to deal with problems of the future tense for esl learners
    In my opinion, there is no problem. English has a future tense, like most other modern languages.

    Future Tense

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    The problems occur because we have many ways of talking about the future- will\going to\present simple and progressive, etc.

    Students need practice in different situations to get used to choosing the most appropriate form for different contexts.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    The problems occur because we have many ways of talking about the future- will\going to\present simple and progressive, etc.

    Students need practice in different situations to get used to choosing the most appropriate form for different contexts.
    Oh, that problem. :wink:

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