Time clauses - exercise 1
Complete the time clauses with verbs in brackets.
I'll go to bed when Jane ___ back.
I'll go to bed when Jane comes back.
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We never use future forms of a verb to express future actions or situations in time clauses. What do we use instead? Compare the following examples.
- Future simple - present simple:
I'll come back home. I'll have a shower.
As soon as I come back home, I'll have a shower.
- Present continuous - present simple:
Go and see Tim this week. He is travelling to Italy next Monday.
Go and see Tim this week before he travels to Italy next Monday.
- Going to - present simple:
We are going to buy a house at the seaside. We'll move there.
When we buy a house at the seaside, we'll move there.
- Future perfect - present perfect:
The tomatoes will have grown by the end of this month. I'll sell them in the market.
After the tomatoes have grown I'll sell them in the market.