A little while ago, I published an entry on the grammatical misses of the New Horizon textbook that 2nd and 3rd graders are using. Last Friday, I was teaching another class and found another grammatical miss in the textbook. This time, the 2nd graders’.
On page 75 of the textbook, students are told to write a greeting card. One of the sentences in the Toolbox section reads:
Hope you are feeling better soon.
As the verb “are feeling” describes a present continuous state, “soon” makes the sentence ungrammatical. It should either be:
Hope you are feeling better.
Hope you’ll feel better soon.
in which case, “will” is a Future Tense which solves the ungrammaticality of the original sentence. Going by the translation below that reads 早くよくなるといいね, the latter is the appropriate sentence in this case.