Future Continuous Tense

Future Continuous Tense

Future Continuous Tense is used to express an on-going or continued action which will occur at some time in the future. It expresses future actions having an on-going nature – that is expected to start in future and continue for a period of time in future.

‘Future Continuous Tense’ is also called ‘Future Progressive Tense’.

Structure of Sentence

→ Main Verb:  Present participle (Base or 1st form of verb + ing) e.g. writing, running, drinking. 
→ Auxiliary verbs: will be

⇒ Positive Sentences

→ Subject + Auxiliary verb + Main Verb + Object
→ Subject + Will be + Present Participle (1st form of verb + ing) + Object

Examples:

  • They will be making preparations for their exams.
  • He will be feeling good tomorrow.
  • She will be singing a song for the audience.
  • They will be playing football in the play ground.
  • I will be writing a report.
  • He will be planning about his studies.
  • You will be working as an Engineer in that organization.
  • Students will be learning new lessons next year.
  • He will be expecting good behavior from you.
  • He will be coming here.

⇒ Negative Sentences

→ Subject + Auxiliary verb + Main Verb + Object
→ Subject + Will NOT be + Present Participle (1st form of verb + ing) + Object

Examples:

  • They will not be working there.
  • He will not be listening to the music.
  • She will not be watching a program on television.
  • You will not be washing your clothes.
  • I will be buying a new cup.
  • They will not be getting salary for their job.
  • He will not be helping you.
  • She will not be going to school.
  • We will not be enjoying without you.
  • She will not be feeling good due to her illness.

⇒ Question Sentences

→ Will + Subject + Be + Present Participle + Object

Examples:

  • Will you be helping the people?
  • Will he be taking his exams?Will she be buying new dresses for her wedding?
  • Will they be playing chess?
  • Will he be waiting for me?
  • Will he be using his computer?
  • Will she be writing an essay in the exam?
  • Will the kids be making a noise?
  • Will the boys be eating their meals?
  • Will you be preparing yourself for the test?
  • Will you be singing a song?
  • Will they be flying a kite?
  • Will the boys be dancing?
  • Will you be cooking some food?

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