Future Continuous Tense (Usage, Formula and Examples)

Future continuous tense expresses the action that will be ongoing at some time in the future. It is also called future progressive tense. For example, I will be studying in this college.

Signal Words

  • tomorrow morning
  • in one year
  • Next Monday

Structure / Formula

Positive Sentences

Subject + will be+ Present participle (-ing) form

Subject (I/he/she/it/we/they )will bePresent participle(-ing)+object

Examples of positive sentences

  • It will be raining all day tomorrow.
  • She will be learning French.

Negative Sentences

We add ‘not’ after the auxiliary verb to make the sentence negative.

Subject + will + not + be+ Present participle (-ing) form

Examples of negative sentences.

  • It will not be raining all day tomorrow.
  • She will not be learning French.

Question Sentences

To make the question, auxiliary verb come at the start of the sentence and question mark at the end.

Will + subject + be+ Present participle (-ing) form +?

Examples of question sentences.

  • Will it be raining all day tomorrow?
  • Will she be learning French?

Usage

UsageExample
To express ongoing actions at a specific future time He will be playing football at 10:00 am tomorrow.
To express an action that will definitely happen in the future.He will be attending a webinar next Monday.
Time expressionI will be watching TV later this evening.

Example Sentences

  • He will be enjoying the holidays in December.
  • She will be going to the market tomorrow.
  • The children will be learning lessons in the classroom.
  • I will be taking tea until 5 o’clock today.
  • It will be storming tomorrow.
  • When will the farmers be sowing crops?
  • Will not he be driving the car?
  • The passengers will be passing on the railway bridge.
  • I will be traveling around the world next year.
  • I shall be reading the book.
  • I will be taking the exam next month.
  • Nimra will be writing an interesting story.
  • Peter will be running on the jogging track the next morning.

See also: Simple Future Tense(Formula, Examples)

Future Continuous Tense (Usage, Formula and Examples)
Future Continuous Tense (Usage, Formula and Examples)