Future Continuous Tense

Future continuous tense is also known as future progressive tense.

This tense is used to express an action which will continue for some time in future. It is a future action having a continued or ongoing nature. Such action is expected to occur and continue for some time in future. 

Structure of Sentence

Main Verb:  1st form of verb + ing, e.g., going, writing, waiting.
Helping Verb: Will be


 Subject + helping verb + main verb + object.
 Subject + will be + (1st form of verb + ing) + object.


I will be waiting for you tomorrow.
He will be working as an engineer in this factory.
She will be studying for his exam.
He will be writing an essay.
The patient will be feeling good tomorrow.
The kids will be playing with toys.
They will be celebrating your birthday.
He will be expecting good manners from you.
She will be singing a song for the audience.
They will be making arrangements for the wedding.
The doctor will be treating his patients.
They will be enjoying the party.
He will be eating the meal.


In negative sentences, the word ‘not’ is added inside the helping verb making it ‘will not be’.

 Subject + helping verb + not + main verb + object.
 Subject + will not be + (1st form of verb + ing) + object.


They will not be doing any work tomorrow.
He will not be listening to the music.
She will not be feeling good due to her illness.
He will not be driving carefully.
She will not be watching television.
You will not be looking good in this dress.
We will not be waiting for you.
They will not be celebrating his birthday this year.
He will not be washing his clothes.
They will not be getting a salary for their job.
She will not be going to school.
We will not be enjoying the weather.

Note: The short form of 'will not' is 'won't'. Therefore, the negative sentences can also be written with 'won't be' instead of 'will not be'. See the following example:

I will not be waiting for you.
I won't be waiting for you. .


The question sentence starts with ‘will’ and the word ‘be’ comes after the subject inside the sentence.

 Will + subject + be + (1st form of verb + ing) + object.


Will she be going to school?
Will he be waiting for me?
Will they be helping poor people?
Will the kid be making noise?
Will they be playing football?
Will you be celebrating your birthday?
Will she be writing an essay in the exam?
Will we be using our computer?

Will they be attending the meeting?
Will he be sleeping?
Will she be wearing a new dress?
Will he be reading the poems?
Will they be decorating their house?
Will you be preparing yourself for the exam?
Will she be singing a song?