Using the Future Continuous


The Future Continuous:

All “continuous/ progressive” forms are used to talk about an action at a moment in time

We use the Future Continuous/progressive to talk about an action at a moment in the future.

The form:

subject + will + be + verb +ing

He will be running the London Marathon tomorrow morning


  • – At 2.00pm on Friday I’ll be sitting on the plane on my way to New York
  • – What will you be doing at this time tomorrow?


It is also used to predict what an action will be at the moment:

  • – It’s 10.15, John will be doing his final history exam now.

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