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Future Continuous: Recognise

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Recognise: Future Continuous


Structures of the Future Continuous

Let's first have a look at the structure of the Future Continuous in terms of the various grammatical moods (indicative, interrogative, imperative) and in terms of polarity (positive and negative).

WILL + BE + -ING FORM (Prsent Participle)

Positive Structures
indicative I will be cooking.
indicative contracted He'll be sleeping.
interrogative Will she be studying?
imperative NOT APPLICABLE

Negative Structures
indicative They will not be coming.
indicative contracted (1) I'll not be talking.
indicative contracted (2) She won't be working.
interrogative Won't we be phoning?
interrogative contracted Will we not be leaving?
imperative NOT APPLICABLE

RECOGNISE: Future Continuous

Recognise the Verb


He won't be playing this weekend.

Modal / Tense & main VERB

WILL (FUTURE) / to PLAY

'First' Infinitive?

to be playing

Be + Past Participle?

No

Be + -ING?

Yes, = CONTINUOUS
Next infinitive = to be

Have + Past Participle?

No

Answer

To Play
WILL (Future)
Continuous
Active


Recognise the Verb


Will they be waiting for us?

Modal / Tense & main VERB

WILL (FUTURE) / to WAIT

'First' Infinitive?

to be waiting

Be + Past Participle?

No

Be + -ING?

Yes, = CONTINUOUS
Next infinitive = to be

Have + Past Participle?

No

Answer

To Wait
WILL (Future)
Continuous
Active


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Question


He won't have studied for that exam.

VERB?
Tense/Modal/Structure
ASPECT(s)
VOICE


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Answer


To Eat
Will (Future)
Perfect
Active

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