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Let’s say you want to say what you are going to do tomorrow. You do not want to emphasize any particular aspect. How do you say it?
“I will talk with my boss tomorrow.” (Simple Future)
TIME: Future, ASPECT: Simple
Now, if you want to emphasize the fact that in 10 AM tomorrow you are going to be in the middle of a conversation with your boss (so nobody should disturb you), then you say:
“Tomorrow at 10 AM I will be talking with my boss.” (Future Progressive)
TIME: Future, ASPECT: Progressive
And if you want to say, that by 10:30 AM, your conversation with your boss will be finished (and you are free to take care of other matters), you say:
“Tomorrow at 10:30 AM I will have talked with my boss.”
TIME: Future, ASPECT: Perfect
So now, after all of this information, let’s practice with a quiz and exercises!
On the next lesson we will learn what are the 2 most important questions you must ask yourself before you speak or write a sentence.