If you don’t know much about simple future then you should look at another post Future Tense: If you Give a Mouse a Cookie and at The English Pages explanation of simple future because you need to know the basics before you can learn the other future tenses: future progressive, future perfect, and future perfect progressive. In the future, there will be posts about these other future tenses, but until then, please check The English Page’s Verb Page to find out more about these three tenses.
Once you know a little about the tenses, their forms, and their uses, it’s time to practice!
Have some fun playing Future Tenses Practice Jeopardy!
All you have to do is
select the number of teams (1 if it’s just you), and click “Go Play.”
You’ll see 5 categories:
Choose a point value under the category you want to try.
The last two categories let you be creative. That means there is not one right answer, but you can see possible answers by clicking “Answer” and compare them to your answer. You can do a lot with simple future, but try using some of the other future tenses for practice.
After you look at the answer, click “Adjust Scores” to give yourself some points. It always feels good to get a reward for your hard work!
“Home” will take you back to select another category and point value. Repeat until you’re done.
-The Same Thing Tomorrow 1, 2, and 3 – For these categories you need to change the past sentence into a future sentence.
-By the year____ - In this category, you need to pick a year in the future. You will see a topic. You need to make a sentence about that topic and the year that you picked (e.g. By the year 2050, there will have been several large earthquakes in California.)
-Making Sentences – You will get several words or groups of words, and you need to make a sentence using a future tense.
Wondering why some words are highlighted? Read about the AWL.