Grammar for IELTS future simple exercises
Have you read the information page on the future simple tense (will / be going to)? Click here to read it before you try the future simple exercises.
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Complete the future simple exercises below with ‘will’ or ‘going to’ to test your knowledge of the future simple.
will: will + (base form of the verb)
(be) going to: be (am, are is) + going to + (base form of the verb)
Example: He __________________ (resign) today as he accepted a new job offer last week.He is going to resign today as he accepted a new job offer last week.
1. “Why don’t you come to my house this evening?”. “Oh, okay. I _______________ (bring) some pizza.”
2. Look at that driver! He’s on the wrong side of the road and he’s travelling too fast. I’m sure he ______________________ (crash)!click here to see the answer
3. By 2014, the global population ______________________ (be) nearly 7 billion.click here to see the answer
4. A: we need some more milk. B: I know. I ___________________ (get) some later – it’s on my shopping list.click here to see the answer
5. He _______________________ (win) the race easily. Look, he’s so far ahead of the others!click here to see the answer
6. I promise I _______________________ (send) you an email at least once a week while I’m away!click here to see the answer
7. I _______________________ (exercise) more regularly from now on. I joined the local gym yesterday.click here to see the answer
8. Future generations _______________________ (live) longer than people do now.click here to see the answer
9. I didn’t know he needed a lift. I _____________________ (take) him home if you like.click here to see the answer
10. I _____________________ (have) a check up at the dentist tomorrow – I booked the appointment last week.click here to see the answer