Will/Shall (общие предсказания)

Space tourism will become a reality.

Spanish will become the official language of the USA.

There will be unprecedented changes in the field of communications.

Cars will have voice recognition systems and face or hand scanners instead of keys.

Going To (намерения)

I'm going to climb Mount Everest.

I'm going to run a marathon for charity next month.

I'm going to get married by the time I'm 30.


Going To (предсказания, основанные на доказательствах)

I can see black clounds, so I think it is going to rain.

I've just seen a black cat - maybe I'm going to win the lottery!


Present Simple (точно запланированные события, события по расписанию)

My train leaves at 8 pm.

He plain arrives at 10.12 am.


Present Continuous (планы и договоренности)

I'm seeing my parents this weekend.

I'm working tomorrow, so I can't meet you.


Future Continuous (действия, длящиеся в определенный период времени в будущем)

By 2020 people will be driving solar-powered cars.

By this time next year, I'll be running my own company.


Future Perfect (действия, завершившиеся до определенного момента в будущем)

By this time next year, I'll have completed this course and passed CAE.

I'll have mastered the English language by the time I've finished this course.


Future Perfect Continuous (если мы говорим о длительности действия на момент времени в будущем)

By 2018, I'll have been studying English for ten years.


Be to (официальные планы и договоренности)

The company is to provide insurance for all of its workers.


Be due to (официальные расписания и планы)

The plane is due to land at 6.00