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The future continuous tense isn’t taught very much in English classes but, in fact, English speakers use it a lot. You will sound much more natural if you master this tense.(Many Spoken english classes in bhubaneswar are offering special tense charts).


The future continuous is made up of two elements:
the simple future of the verb ‘to be’ + the present participle (base+ing)


Subject                  simple future of the verb ‘to be’               present participle

You                                         will be                                                           watching

I                                               will be                                                           staying




Affirmative                                       Negative               

I will be staying.                              I won’t be staying.

You will be staying.                        You won’t be staying.

He will be staying.                          He won’t be staying.

She will be staying.                       She won’t be staying.

It will be staying.                            It won’t be staying.

We will be staying.                        We won’t be staying.

They will be staying.                      They won’t be staying.


Interrogative                      Negative Interrogative

Will I be staying?                Won’t I be staying?

Will you be staying?          Won’t you be staying?

Will he be staying?             Won’t he be staying?

Will she be staying?           Won’t she be staying?

Will it be staying?               Won’t it be staying?

Will we be staying?            Won’t we be staying?

Will they be staying?         Won’t they be staying?




The future continuous refers to an unfinished action or event that will be in progress at a time later than now. The future continuous is used for quite a few different purposes.

The future continuous can be used to project ourselves into the future.


Here’s how to make it:

The positive (will + be + verb-ing):

At 10 am tomorrow,

  • I will be sleeping
  • you will be working
  • she will be studying
  • it will be raining
  • he will be cooking
  • we will be eating breakfast
  • they will be traveling


Here’s the negative:

When John gets home,

  • I will not be working (I won’t be ..)
  • you will not be reading (you won’t be ..)
  • he will not be cooking (he won’t be ..)
  • she will not be studying (she won’t be ..)
  • it will not be snowing (it won’t be ..)
  • we will not be watching TV (we won’t be ..)
  • they will not be sleeping (they won’t be ..)


Next, the question:

‘yes / no’ questions:

When arrives at the party,

  • will I be cooking?
  • will you be dancing?
  • will she be singing?
  • will he be eating?
  • will we be drinking?
  • will it be snowing?
  • will they be talking?


‘wh’ questions:

Next weekend,

  • what will I be doing?
  • where will you be working?
  • how will she be traveling?
  • what will he be eating?
  • why will we be studying?
  • why will it be snowing?
  • what will they be wearing?


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