Future Progressive

Future Progressive


 

Future progressive tense is used to indicate action which will be taking place at some time in the future.

For example,

  • I will be singing at Symphony Hall next month.
  • We’ll be leaving next Monday.
  • When you arrive, I’ll be cooking dinner.

 

The future progressive tense is formed by adding will be to the ?ing form of the main verb.

  • She will be coming around the mountain in a few minutes.
  • She’ll be riding a white horse into town.

The future progressive tense is not as common as other tenses, and it can some-times be replaced by simple future, present progressive or even simple present.

  • I’ll be leaving in a few minutes.
  • I’ll leave in a few minutes.
  • I’m going to leave in a few minutes.
  • I’m leaving in a few minutes.
  • I leave in a few minutes.

See also:

Future Continuous (from Englishpage.com)

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