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