C1 · C2 · Grammar

Future forms for C1-C2

Here’s a quick activity for advanced learners to help you learn, brush up and think about some expressions and ways in which we can talk about the future.

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C1-C2 Future forms

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The sentence ' The government will meet tomorrow' is incorrect as this is an arrangement and should be expressed using the form 'going to'

In the following statement 'shall' has been used to express determination.
The whole purpose of this interview is to talk about the band's last release. We shall therefore not be drawn into discussing our private lives.

In the following statement the pronunciation of 'shall' and 'not' is weak.
The whole purpose of this interview is to talk about the band's last release. We shall therefore not be drawn into discussing our private lives.

Which of the following samples is more likely to appear on a notice board?

The following sample is common in...?

The Prime Minister is to hold an official reception for the visitors.

Which of the following options is NOT correct?
I am now looking forward to our first meeting with the students' council, which ... in a week's time.

Complete the sentence with the structure 'be to+ infinitive' in a way that it has the same meaning as the sample. Do not use contractions.

Do not disturb the staff.

You .... the staff

'Be due to' can be used instead of the simple present for timetables.

Which of the two options suggests a fixed plan?

Which of the following samples is correct?

Which of the following samples is correct?

In the sentence 'I'll be meeting Tom at the office on Monday', the future continuous suggests...

About to in the following sentence The performance is about to start, refers to something that will happen in the near future.

Which of the sentences below has a very similar meaning to:
'Don't annoy your uncle with silly questions. He's about to lose his temper.'

Is the following sentence correct?
Don't annoy your uncle with silly questions. He's on the point of losing his temper in an hour.

Can the phrase 'be bound to' be used instead of 'very likely to' in the following sentence with a similar meaning?
The new stand-up comedy is very likely to upset many spectators.

Can the phrase 'be bound to' be used instead of 'certain' in the following sentence?
Be certain to give me a ring as soon as you arrive.

One of the following structures is too direct, which one?

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