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German Future Tense watch

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    Just posting some tips on the future tense, so I can use it later on. Please correct me if I've done anything wrong.

    Take the correct form of 'werden', and then keep the 'doing' verb as an infinitive.
    Forms of werden:
    Ich werde
    Du wirst
    Er/sie wird
    Ihr werdet
    Wir werden
    Sie/sie werden

    Treat this conjugation of werden like a normal verb, so it would come after the subject in a simple sentence, for example:
    Ich werde...
    If there's a time expression before:
    Nächste woche werde ich...

    The infinitive then comes at the end of the sentence, or clause if there's more than one clause:
    Ich werde einkaufen gehen.
    Nächstes Jahr werde ich nach Spanien fahren, obwohl es dort sehr heiß ist.

    In the second example, since connectives like obwohl kick the verb to the end, if you were to use the future tense there, the conjugation of werden will be found at the end:
    Nächstes Jahr werde ich nach Spanien fahren, obwohl es dort sehr heiß sein wird.
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