Languages › English as a Second Language Future Tenses Review Quiz for ESL Share Flipboard Email Print Hero Images / Getty Images English as a Second Language Grammar Pronunciation & Conversation Vocabulary Writing Skills Reading Comprehension Business English Resources for Teachers By Kenneth Beare English as a Second Language (ESL) Expert TESOL Diploma, Trinity College London M.A., Music Performance, Cologne University of Music B.A., Vocal Performance, Eastman School of Music Kenneth Beare is an English as a Second Language (ESL) teacher and course developer with over three decades of teaching experience. our editorial process Kenneth Beare Updated March 31, 2019 This quiz reviews future forms including: Future simple - Used for predictions, spontaneous reactions and promisesFuture with "going to" - Used for plans events and things you see are about to occurFuture perfect - Used for what will have been completed by a future moment in timeFuture continuous - Used for what will be happening at a specific moment in time in the futurePresent continuous for the future - Used for scheduled events in the future Future Forms Quiz Choose the correct future form in brackets and type it into the box. Click on the button to check your answer. Peter knows that he (will / is going to) fly to Chicago next week.Oh no! I've broken the vase. What (am I going to say / will I say)?Jack (is having / will have) a dinner party next Saturday.By the time you arrive, I'll (have been / be) working for two hours.John hasn't eaten. - Don't worry (I will make / I am going to make) him a sandwich.We'll go out for dinner when he (gets in / will get in).Unless he arrives soon, we (will not go/ are not going) to the party.(I will be studying / I will have studied) at 9 tomorrow evening.(We will have finished / We will finish) by 9 o'clock.Look at those clouds! It (is going to rain / will rain)! Quiz Answers Peter knows that he is going to fly to Chicago next week. - Use the future with "going to" to express future plans. Oh no! I've broken the vase. What will I say? - Use the future with "will" when reacting to something that happens at the time of speaking. Jack is having a dinner party next Saturday. - It's possible to use the present continuous when speaking about scheduled events in the future. By the time you arrive, I'll have been working for two hours. - Use the future perfect to state what will have been finished before a time in the future.John hasn't eaten. - Don't worry I will make him a sandwich. - Use the future with '"will" to react to a present situation. We'll usually go out for dinner when he gets in. - Use the future with "will" when using "when" in the same sense as "if". Unless he arrives soon, we will not go to the party. - Use the future with "will" in real conditional (first conditional) sentences. I will be studying at nine tomorrow evening. - Use the future continuous to express what will be happening at a specific moment in the future. We will have finished by nine o'clock. - Use the future perfect to express something that will be completed by a specific time in the future. Look at those clouds! It is going to rain! - Use the future with "going to" when you can see that something is about to happen. If you've had difficulty understanding the reasons for these forms, make sure to review future forms and then take the quiz again.