French Grammar: «Future Tense»
From Polyglot Club WIKI
In French there are two ways to talk about something that will happen: Le Futur Proche (near future) and Le Futur (the future).
LE FUTUR PROCHE[edit | edit source]
It only requires to conjugate the verb aller (to go) in the present tense. It involves using the correct conjugation of aller + an infinitive (unconjugated verb).
- On va regarder la télé ce soir = We are going to watch TV tonight
LE FUTUR[edit | edit source]
The future is used to talk about more distant future events. Its English equivalent is “I will ______.” Le futur involves using the infinitive and then adding the correct ending.
The endings of the future tense (with the regular verb marcher (to walk) are:
Examples[edit | edit source]
- je marcherai = I will walk
- tu marcheras = you will walk
- il/elle/on marchera = he/she/it will walk
- nous marcherons = we will walk
- vous marcherez = you will walk
- ils/elles marcheront = they will walk
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