English Lesson: Using Will for Promises & Decisions

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She said, “I will love you forever.” When he heard her words he said, “I will be by your side until the end of time.” I’ll tell you something. Such language from romantic movies always sounds wonderful, doesn’t it?

Today let’s look at two ways to use will. One way is for promises and the other is when we decide to do something at the time of speaking. Do you know how to use will in these ways? Have a look at the paragraph above and then check out today’s lesson:

We use will when we make a serious promise to someone, like this:

  • I will love you forever.
  • I will be by your side until the end of time.
  • I will work hard on this project until its successful finish.

We also use will when we decide something at the same moment we are speaking.

  • When the phone rings in the office, and you decide at that moment to answer the phone, you can say, “I’ll get it.”
  • When you hear someone ring the doorbell, and you decide at that moment to open the door, you can say, “I’ll answer the door.”
  • When the teacher asks the class, “Who wants to give their speech first?” you can say, “I’ll go first.”

Have you made any promises recently? Do you usually volunteer in class? Leave a comment below. Thanks for studying with me today!

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