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Future Continuous tense

 

It is used to express a continued or an ongoing action in future. For example, “I will be waiting for you tomorrow”, it conveys ongoing nature of an action (waiting) which will occur in future.

 

Rules. Auxiliary verb “will be” is used in sentence. 1st form of verb + ing (present participle) is used as main verb in sentence.

 

                                   Structure of sentence

Positive sentence
   • Subject + auxiliary verb + main verb (present participle) + object
   • Subject + will be+ 1st form of verb or base form+ing (present participle) + object

Examples.

       I will be waiting for you.
       You will be feeling well tomorrow.

 

Negative sentence
          • Subject + not between auxiliary verbs+ not + main verb (present participle)              + object
          • Subject + will not be + 1st form of verb or base form+ing (present participle)              + object

To make negative sentence “not” is written between auxiliary verbs “will and be” in sentence.

Examples.

       I will not be waiting for you.
       You will not be feeling well tomorrow.

 

Interrogative sentence
• Auxiliary verb + subject + auxiliary verb + main verb (present participle) + object
• Will + subject + be+ 1st form of verb or base form+ing (present participle) + object

Interrogative sentence starts with auxiliary verb “will” and auxiliary verb “be” comes after subject in interrogative sentence
Examples.
      Will I be waiting for you?
      Will you be feeling well tomorrow?


More Examples

Positive sentences
            We will be shifting to a new home next year.
            He will be flying a kite.
            It will be raining tomorrow.
            She will be enjoying her vacations.
            He will be expecting honesty from his employees.
            She will be delivering a speech to people.

Negative sentences
           We will not be shifting to a new home next year.
           He will not be flying a kite.
           It will not be raining tomorrow.
           She will not be enjoying her vacations.
           He will not be expecting honesty from his employees.
           She will not be delivering a speech to people.

Interrogative sentence
          Will we be shifting to a new home next year?
          Will he be flying a kite?
          Will it be raining tomorrow?
          Will she be enjoying her vacations?
          Will he be expecting honesty from his employees?
          Will she be delivering a speech to people?

 

Click on each below to study each tense

PRESENT TENSE

a  Present simple tense
a  Present Continuous tense
a  Present Perfect tense
a  Present Perfect Continuous tense

PAST TENSE

a  Past simple tense
a  Past Continuous tense
a  Past Perfect tense
a  Past Perfect Continuous tense

FUTURE TENSE

a  Future simple tense
a  Future Continuous tense
a  Future Perfect tense
a  Future Perfect Continuous tense