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A/ I am watching the football match. Arranged near future activity (always used with a time adverbial- Here not correct as watching TV doesnt need any arrangement
B/ I will be watching the football match. activity in the middle of progress in a future time
C/ I will watch the football match. How about here? Would it mean sth like I want to watch the football match(volition?)
D/ I am going to watch the football match. A planned future action
Is my understanding flawless now?
And a goodbye question:
Can we use the future continuous for arranged future actions as we can the present continous?
Eg: Im talking to him tomorrow. Ill be talking to him tomorrow. Do they mean the same? Are they correct? Who killed JFK? And many other questions in the future from me...
#3 Which reaction is the most likely?
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A/ I am watching the football match.
Iam watching the football match now.
Present progressive/continuous.Not future.
B/ I will be watching the football match.
Future progressive--For things that are already decided:certain.
C/ I will watch the football match.
Future tense.Strong intention but not decided.
D/ I am going to watch the football match.
present progressive indicating future.Already decided.Certain.
Best: B, because you will be busy watching the football match at that time.