Lesson 9 Table 1


table9a        table9b


“Will” indicates certainty.

  I will go tomorrow.
  He will talk about the emergency.
  It will be a large amount of money.
  They will do all of their work.

“May” or “Might” indicates doubt.

  Stronger Possibility   Weaker Possibility
  I may go tomorrow.   I might go tomorrow.
  He may talk about the emergency.   He might talk about the emergency.
  It may be a large amount of money.   It might be a large amount of money.
  They may do all of their work.   They might do all of their work.


will go tomorrow.   (It is certain.)

may go tomorrow.   (I will decide later.)

might go tomorrow.   (But I probably will not.)