Future Continuous Tense: Definition & Useful Examples 1

Future Continuous Tense: Definition & Useful Examples

Future continuous tense in English with future continuous examples. Learn the definition and how to form the future continuous tenses with useful examples and ESL printable infographics.

Future Continuous Tense

Future Continuous Definition

The future continuous tense is used to express action at a particular moment in the future. However, the action will not have finished at the moment.

Forming Future Continuous

Positive Statements | Future Continuous

SUBJECT WILL BE VERB + ing REST OF THE SENTENCE
I will be studying at 4 p.m. tomorrow.
You will be studying at 4 p.m. tomorrow.
He will be studying at 4 p.m. tomorrow.
Tom will be studying at 4 p.m. tomorrow.
The boy will be studying at 4 p.m. tomorrow.
She will be studying at 4 p.m. tomorrow.
Anna will be studying at 4 p.m. tomorrow.
The girl will be studying at 4 p.m. tomorrow.
We will be studying at 4 p.m. tomorrow.
You will be studying at 4 p.m. tomorrow.
They will be studying at 4 p.m. tomorrow.
The children will be studying at 4 p.m. tomorrow.

Notice that we use ‘will be’ and the verb + ing for all subjects.

Negative Statements | Future Continuous

SUBJECT WILL NOT BE VERB + ing REST OF THE SENTENCE
I will not be playing at 6 p.m. tomorrow.
You will not be playing at 6 p.m. tomorrow.
He will not be playing at 6 p.m. tomorrow.
Tom will not be playing at 6 p.m. tomorrow.
The boy will not be playing at 6 p.m. tomorrow.
She will not be playing at 6 p.m. tomorrow.
Anna will not be playing at 6 p.m. tomorrow.
The girl will not be playing at 6 p.m. tomorrow.
We will not be playing at 6 p.m. tomorrow.
You will not be playing at 6 p.m. tomorrow.
They will not be playing at 6 p.m. tomorrow.
The children will not be playing at 6 p.m. tomorrow.

Notice that we use ‘will not be’ and the verb + ing for all subjects.

Interrogative Statements / Questions | Future Continuous

WILL SUBJECT BE VERB + ing REST OF THE SENTENCE
Will I be sleeping at 7 a.m tomorrow?
Will you be sleeping at 7 a.m tomorrow?
Will he be sleeping at 7 a.m tomorrow?
Will Tom be sleeping at 7 a.m tomorrow?
Will the boy be sleeping at 7 a.m tomorrow?
Will she be sleeping at 7 a.m tomorrow?
Will Anna be sleeping at 7 a.m tomorrow?
Will the girl be sleeping at 7 a.m tomorrow?
Will we be sleeping at 7 a.m tomorrow?
Will you be sleeping at 7 a.m tomorrow?
Will they be sleeping at 7 a.m tomorrow?
Will the children be sleeping at 7 a.m tomorrow?

Future Continuous Chart

Future Continuous

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Future Continuous Tense: Definition & Useful Examples 2

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