The future tense

 



     
   

   
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The future tense explained with examples


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Express the Future.

 


What is the future tense??

The future is shown by the yellow circle in the above diagram. The future is an action that is yet to happen.

The future tense = action yet to happen.

The future tense is easy in Arabic...

Add, to the simple present, the future prefix:

"ha" for Egyptian Colloquial
"sa" for MSA/Classical

Prefixes are placed at the beginning of words.


 

  Future tense verb "to enter"

Future tense verb conjugated




أنا سَأدْخُلُ

أنا حادْخُلْ
ana Had/khul 

I will enter




  نَحْنُ سَنَدْخُلُ

   إحْنا حـَنـِدْخُلْ
 
  2iHna ha/nid/khul

We will enter

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GAME: Egyptian Colloquial

 GAME: MSA/Classical

 GAME: Arabic using English




 

  Future tense verb "to drink"

Future tense verb conjugated




   أنا سَأشْرَبُ

   أنا حاشْرَبْ
ana hash/rab 
I will drink    




   نَحْنُ سَنَشْرَبُ

إحْنا حـَنـِشْرَبْ
iHna ha/nish/rab
We will drink

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GAME: Egyptian Colloquial

 

 GAME: MSA/Classical

 GAME: Arabic using English

 


Drills with answers (conjugate future tense verbs)

  Conjugate the verb ”fataH  (to open) into the future tense:

 Answers below for drill 1

Drill 1

أنا

أنا
ana
haf-tah

نَحْنُ

إحْنا
ihna

أنْتَ

إنْتَ
inta
             

أنْتُم    

إنِتُمْ
intu
  

أنْتُنَّ

أنْتِ

إنْتِ
inti

أنْتُما

 

هُوَ

هُوَّ

howwa

هُمْ

هُمَّ
homma
   

هِيَ

هِيَّ
hiyya

هُما

هُنَّ

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Answers (Drill 1)




 أنا سَأفْتَحُ
أنا حافْتَحْ

 16 
ana haf/tah 
I will open




نَحْنُ سَنَفْتَحُ
إحْنا حـَنـِفْتَحْ

 17 
iHna Ha/nif/tah
We will open

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 GAME: Egyptian Colloquial

 

 GAME: MSA/Classical

 

 GAME: Arabic using English

 

 


  Conjugate the verb Talab” (to request) into the future tense:

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Answers (Drill 2)




أنا سَأطْلُب

أنا حاطْلُبْ
 24 
ana HaT/lub 
I will request




نَحْنُ سَنَطْلُبُ

إحْنا حـَنـِطْلُبْ
 25 
iHna Ha/nuT/lub
We will request

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GAME: Egyptian Colloquial

 

 GAME: MSA/Classical

 

 GAME: Arabic using English

 

 



   

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