FORMATION: SHALL/ WILL + TO BE + PRESENT PARTICIPLE OF A VERB (- ing)
USES : We use FUTURE CONTINUOUS TENSE to describe actions ongoing in the future, after the act of speaking : ex. a. This time tomorrow I’ll be flying over France on my way to Italy. b. They will be measuring in thousands of seconds in 2050.
.This tense is also used to indicate that a longer action wil be interrupted by a shorter action in the future : eg. a . I shall/will be watching TV when she arrives tonight. b. Everybody will be sleeping when we enter the house.
Ex 1. Complete the sentences putting the verbs in brackets,in Future Continuous Tense : Our lucky winner_____________(stay) at the luxurious Moore Hotel in a quiet pictoresque village near Woburn. I can’t come out tomorrow because I__________(take) an exam between 9 and 11 a.m. The boys_________(gather) wood for the fire. What____you_______(do) Lucille? Meet me at 7 p.m. I_________(wait) outside the theatre. She ____________(feel) excited..
Ex nr 2: Change the following sentences from 1st to 3rd person or from 3rd/2nd to 1st. I shall be thinking about you. __________________. They will be doing their packing. ________________ . We shan’t be flying to Spain. _____________________. You will all be coming to school. ___________________. She will be feeling excited. ______________________.