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Future Continuous

by | Mar 22, 2020 | Verb Tenses | 0 comments

The Future continuous or progressive tense is used to indicate an action or event which will be taking place at some time in the future. We form the Future continuous tense with the auxiliary will + be + present participle (verb +ING).

How to use the Future continuous

1. Use this tense to indicate that an action will be in progress at a specific time in the future.

Example:

  • This time next year, I will be working at Google.

2. Use this tense when a longer future action is interrupted by a shorter one.

Example:

  • I will be making dinner when my friends arrive tonight.

3. Use this tense for actions or events that are expected to happen.

Example:

  • The President will be visiting local hospitals next month.

4. Use this tense for actions happenning simultaneously in the future.

Example:

  • I will be making dinner and She will be cleaning the house.

5. Use this tense for polite enquiries.

Example:

  • Will you be coming to visit us?

Future Continuous – Sentence Structures

Affirmative Sentence Structure:

Subject Auxiliary verb + be verb + ING Rest of the sentence
I/You/He/She/It
We/You/They
will be driving tomorrow.

Negative Sentence Structure:

Subject Auxiliary Verb + NOT + be verb + ING Rest of the sentence
I/You/He/She/It
We/You/They
will not be driving tomorrow.

Interrogative Sentence Structure:

Auxiliary Verb Subject be + verb + ING Rest of the sentence
Will I/You/He/She/It
We/You/They
be driving tomorrow?

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