You can talk about the future in a number of ways and the future of can and must is one of them. For a full overview of the different future tenses, click here.
The future of can and must is different than the will-future and the going to-future because these modal verbs don’t have an infinitive form. If you want to express a future meaning of can and must, there are a couple of structures you can use. For a full overview of the different structures, click here.
Future of can and must exercise
This is an exercise about can and must in the future. Choose the appropriate structure for what is meant, depending on the context. Keep in mind that all of the following sentences are about the future. When you need to choose between a short form (won’t be allowed) or a long form (will not be allowed), you should always fill in the short form because that one is used more often in daily conversation.
You can find the exercise below:
Future of Can and Must Exercise 2
Complete these sentences by filling in the correct form of can or must in the future.
The bad boy is being rude so he (must) go to the principal's office.
It's too dangerous to go there so you (cannot) have a picnic there.
If you want, you (can) invite your friends and have a BBQ in our garden.
I broke my leg so I (cannot) run the London marathon next month.
You (must) attend next week's online lecture because it's a requirement to pass the course.
After getting a degree, you (can) find a good job that pays well.
If the schools rules change, students (can) bring bluetooth speakers to school.
This road will be closed next week so no one (can) use it.
My cousin won €30 million so he (can) buy a Bugatti.
Once you have your driver's license and you will be driving your own car, you (cannot) use your phone in the car anymore.