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Unit 8 completes the range of English tenses with an overview of all the ways to express future actions/events. The unit starts using the typical classification that it has been presented before in present, continuous, perfect and perfect continuous while adding 3 other structures very commonly used for future events (going to, present continuous and present simple) The main differences between the tenses are the focus on both the length/duration of the action (whether or not to use the continuous form), both the degree of uncertainty (will vs to be going to for instance). In the first case the continuous forms are used when expressing the duration of the action in its development. It can be towards a general point in a future (future continuous) or to underline how an action will have been lasting by a certain moment in the future (future perfect continuous). In the second case, different tenses correspond to a different degree of uncertainty: to be going to is used to intentions and evidence-based actions, the present simple for schedules and timetables, the present continuous for define arrangements, while the future simple for both predictions both sudden decisions. The differences, therefore, lie on what who speaks or writes wants to express about a future events or situation with a greater variety and complexity.