Home Grammar intermediate Future continuous

Future continuous

Introduction

We use the future continuous to describe an action that starts and continues in the future.

Form

To form the future continuous, we use "will be"
+ "-ing" form of the main verb


positive I / You / We / They
He / She / It
will be
'll be
waiting at the entrance.
negative will not be
won't be
question Will I / You / We / They
He / She / It
be at the entrance?

Examples


Practice

Complete the sentences with the positive, negative or question form of the future continuous for the verb in brackets:


  • This year, I the holidays with my family. (spend)
     
  • Tom and Sarah the house this weekend. (paint)
     
  • She to the concert because her car is being repaired. (not drive)
     
  • Will you your team to the meeting? (bring)
     

Further practice

Complete the sentences with the present perfect continuous:



Check my answers

Create an account
Access by account type:

Getting Started
Free
Create account
General vocabulary trainer – save your score, access audio files
 
Business vocabulary trainer including audio files
 
Idiom trainer
 
Grammar test - save your score
 
Video lessons - 4 lessons including English for emails and presentations
 
Video lessons - 10 additional video lessons including English for finance, strategy, M&A, job interviews
 
Dictation - general English exercises
 
Dictation - business English exercises
 
Getting Started
Free
Create account
 
General vocabulary trainer – save your score, access audio files
 
Business vocabulary trainer including audio files
 
Idiom trainer
 
Grammar trainer - save your score
 
Video lessons - 4 lessons including English for emails and presentations
 
Video lessons - 10 additional video lessons including English for finance, strategy, M&A, job interviews
 
Dictation - general English exercises
 
Dictation - business English exercises