The future continuous tense

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The future continuous tense

  1. 1. The FutureContinuous Tense
  2. 2. Future Continuous Tense FormSubject+will+be+present participle+complementNB The Future Continuous Tense can also be formed with the help of shall for I and we. Although it is more common to use will for all nouns and pronouns.Example I shall be reading a book all days next week. She will be meeting her friend at 6 on Friday.
  3. 3. Future Continuous Tense FormWill+subject+be+present participle+complement?Example Shall we be reading a book all days next week?Subject+will+not+be+present participle+complementExample She won’t be meeting her friend at 6 on Friday.
  4. 4. Future Continuous Tense FormThe Future Continuous Tense expresses anactivity that will be taking place at a time in the future.I will begin to eat at 8 p.m.My brother will come home at 9 p.m.I will be eating when he comes home.
  5. 5. The Future Continuous Tense is used to1. Express an action that will be happening at a time in the future.- He will be taking his exam this time tomorrow.2. Interrupt an action in the future- I will be doing exercises when she arrives3. Show parallel actions in the future- I will be painting and he will be making dinner.
  6. 6. How we use The Future Continuous Tense.4. Atmosphere in the future In English, we often use a series of parallel actions to describe an atmosphere at a specific point in the future. - When I arrive at the party, everybody will be celebrating. Some will be dancing. Others will be talking. A few people will be eating pizza, and several people will be drinking beer. They always do the same thing.
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