Future Continuous Tense (Usage, Formula and Examples)

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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?


To express ongoing actions at a specific future timeHe 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 expressionwill 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.
  • 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.
  • will be traveling around the world next year.
  • shall be reading the book.
  • 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)

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