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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:

.
1)
This year, I    the holidays with my family. (spend)

 
2)
Tom and Sarah    the house this weekend. (paint)

 
3)
She    to the concert because her car is being repaired. (not drive)

 
4)
Will you    your team to the meeting? (bring)

 

Further practice

Complete the sentences with the present perfect continuous:
.
1)
Who ____ for in the next election?
 

 

2)
Jo and Michael ____ to the mountains this year instead of flying.
 

 

3)
Will your husband ____ us later?
 

 

4)
David ____ to university until October.
 

 

5)
I ____ chicken for dinner tonight.
 

 

6)
What ____ to the party tomorrow?
 

 


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