Lesson Plan of Simple Future Tense

Topic: Tenses (Simple Future Tense)  

Student Learning Outcomes

·         Illustrate the use of tenses, (simple present and continuous, simple past and continuous and simple future tense) previously learnt in their speech and writing.

Information for Teachers

·         Rules for formation of the Simple Future tense
Subject                       +          will/shall         +          1stform of the verb   +          object
I, we
He, she, it, they
This tense tells the intentions of people what they are planning for future.
·         To clarify the concept of the future tense, add the future time in the sentence for example, tomorrow, next day, next week, next month, next year.
Simple Future Tense
Simple Future Tense
Duration/Number of periods: 2periods
Material/ Resources Required:
Chalk, duster, blackboard
Activity 1
·         Write the heading “Simple Future Tense” on the board and ask the students:
1.      What do you know about it?
2.      Which helping verbs are used in it?
3.      Which form of verb is used?
·         Record the responses of the students on the board. Giving and asking examples.
·         Tell the students the use of shall and will by giving examples.
I, we
He, she, it, they
 ‘I shall not waste my time’.
‘Ahmed will fly to Karachi’
The formation of the negative sentences in the Simple Future Tense is:
Subject                       +          will/shall not   +          1st form of the verb   +          object
Ahmed will not fly to Karachi,
The formation of the interrogative sentences in the Simple Future Tense is:
Will/Shall        +          Subject                       +          1st form of the verb   +          object  ?
Will Ahmed fly to Karachi?
Activity 2
    • Divide the class in  pairs..
    •  Each pair will write a paragraph with the following paragraph starter:
I will be going to Karachi today….

Use the Following Bank of Phrases
Pack my bag, iron my clothes, take shower, get ready, buy a ticket, attend a wedding in Karachi, take a ride to the railway station?



  • After the students have finished their work,  ask them to check their work by following the rules of simple future tense.
  • Take the oral feedback of paragraphs from students and appreciate their  effort.
Repeat the usage of will and shall.
Change the following sentences into negative and interrogative simple future tense.
    • I shall go to school tomorrow.
    • Ahmed will eat the cake.
    • They will come to the party.
    • You will cook the dinner,
    • We shall meet at the park.
Follow Up
  • Give them a paragraph of simple present tense to write from the text book and instruct them to change it into simple future tense.

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