Simple Future Group B1 & Group B2 verbs

So far you have learned how to form the Simple Future for Group A verbs. Now you’re going to learn how form the Simple Future for Group B1& B2 verbs.

Group B1 & Group B2 verbs in the Simple Present end in a strong ώ like αγαπώ Ι love/ μιλώ Ι speak/ μελετώ Ι study

Group B1 & Group B2 verbs make the simple Future by adding θα(will)+verb in –ήσω. Once you form the Simple Future, the verb is no longer a Group B verb as it doesn’t end in a strong ω. So it will become a Group A verb. For this reason, they are declined in the Simple Future like a Group A verb

Simple Present                                Simple Future

αγαπώ I love                                  θα αγαπήσω  I will love

αγαπάς you love                            θα αγαπήσεις  you will love

αγαπάει  he loves                           θα αγαπήσει   he  will love

αγαπάμε we love                          θα αγαπήσουμε  we will love

αγαπάτε you love                          θα αγαπήσετε   you will love

αγαπούν they love                      θα αγαπήσουν  they will love

Exceptions: There are some Group B verbs which make the Simple Future in –έσω or in  –άσω

μπορώ (Ι’m able )  –θα μπορέσω ( I will be able)

πεινώ (I’m hungry) – θα πεινάσω    (I will be hungry)

διψώ (I’ m thirsty)-    θα διψάσω    (I will be thirsty

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