Future Continuous Tense Examples

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The future progressive/future continuous tense expresses events taking place in the future and is especially used for events that have a duration.

Here are some examples.

Future Continuous Tense Examples

Examples of Affirmative sentences

Construction of an affirmative sentence for the future continuous tense:

Subject + will + be + verb(-ing) + object.

Future Continuous affirmative construction

Examples of future continuous tense:

  • They will be studying English for 5 years this month.
  • We will be shopping in that market this Monday.
  • Jeff will be travelling around the world in March.
  • will be living in Germany
  • Michael will be running a marathon this Saturday.
  • I will be playing tennis at 10 am tomorrow.
  • By Christmas, I will be skiing like a pro.
  • I will be watching TV when she arrives tonight.
  • This time next Thursday I‘ll be flying to Thailand.
  • They‘ll be skiing this weekend.

Examples of negative sentences

Negative sentence construction for the future continuous tense:

Subject + will + not + be + verb (-ing) + object.

Future Continuous negative construction

Examples of future continuous tense:

  • We will not be watching a TV show on Monday.
  • I will not be attending the program because of my busy schedule.
  • She will not be sleeping when you telephone her.
  • They won’t be watching TV at 9 pm tonight.
  • You will not be waiting for her when her plane arrives tonight.
  • We will not be having dinner at 8.00 tonight.
  • I won’t be flying to Thailand this time next week.
  • I won’t be going to bed late
  • They will not be telling us much about next week’s test.
  • You won’t be doing much cooking this week.

Examples of questions

Question construction for the future continuous tense:

Will + subject + be + verb (-ing) + object?

Future Continuous question contruction

Examples of future continuous tense:

  • Will she be coming tomorrow?
  • Will you be going to the concert of realistic songs?
  • What will you be doing when I arrive?
  • Will Jim be coming with us?
  • Will she be going to the party tonight?
  • Will you be waiting for her when her plane arrives tonight?
  • Who will be having dinner tonight?
  • Will he be speaking with his advisor this afternoon?
  • Will they be going home today or tomorrow?
  • Will we be skiing in the mornings and the afternoons?

Read the detailed article on the future continuous tense.

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