The future tense is a verb tense used for a future activity or a future state of being.
When you are referring to a future, event, or state, use the simple future.
1. SUBJECT + WILL + INFINITIVE (decisions, offers, promises and determinations).
– Joseph will come to Paris next week.
– I´ll send you an e-mail.
– I will go to the beach.
Structure: Person (1st, 2st, 3st) + will + verb (both regular and irregular verbs)
Examples: I will go to the beach, she will ask him out, they will forgive you.
Contractions: I will (I´ll), she will (she´ll), they will (they´ll).
2. SUBJECT + AM / IS / ARE + GOING TO + INFINITIVE (plans, arrangements, intentions, or events that will probably occur).
– Paul is going to come to Madrid next month.
– I´m playing golf tomorrow.
Structure: Person (1st, 2st, 3st) + (am-is-are) going to + verb
Examples: I am going to buy a new TV.
Contractions: I am (I´m), He is (He´s), They are (They´re).
3. SUBJECT + AM / IS / ARE + ING -present continuous- (planned activities)
Mary is coming to Australia next June.
I will be driving to work tomorrow.
Future Progressive (will be verb + ing)
Future Action occurring for a period of time: I will be playing golf all morning.
Future Event Occurring at a point in time: We will be arriving in Rio de Janeiro at 4:30 am.