The near future tense in French
French conjugation lesson 12: the near future tense in French
In French, we use the near future tense to talk about an action, an event that is going to happen soon (today or tomorrow). The near future tense is widely used in French.
The video below will teach you how to conjugate and use the near future tense in French:
Construction of the near future tense in French
In French, the near future tense is formed from the French verb “aller” conjugated in the present tense + a French infinitive verb.
Conjugation of the French verb “aller” in the present tense + a French infinitive verb
Je vais voir
Tu vas manger
Il / Elle / On va + prendre
Nous allons visiter
Vous allez rentrer
Ils / Elles vont etc.
Here are some examples of sentences in the near future tense in French:
1) Je vais prendre mon bus dans 10 minutes.
2) Tu vas visiter le musée cet après-midi.
3) Il va manger au restaurant ce soir.
4) Demain, nous allons voir un film au cinéma.
5) Vous allez prendre le train ce soir.
6) Elles vont faire les magasins cet après-midi.
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