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How to Use the Future Perfect Continuous

Video Overview

The future perfect continuous tense (also known as the future perfect progressive) is used to talk about events that are expected to continue until a point in the future. This video will help you remember the grammar rules and formula for the future perfect continuous in English and when to use it.

Video Analysis

The future perfect continuous tense (also known as the future perfect progressive) is used to talk about events that are expected to continue until a point in the future.

The future perfect continuous tense is constructed with a subject, 'have been' and the root verb with ing.

subject + will have been + verb + ing

She will have been working here for ten years next month.

They will have been living here for three years in May.

On Sunday, I will have been working out every day for two weeks.

This verb form is used to stress the duration of future engaging actions and to project ourselves forward in time and to look back.

I will have been staying here for three months before I start college.

He will have been in the hospital for three weeks when he gets out.

We will have been shopping for five hours by 5 O' Clock.

The future perfect continuous tense (also known as the future perfect progressive) is used to talk about events that are expected to continue until a point in the future.

You can watch our video on the future simple continuous for more examples of how to use the tense correctly and when to use it. For even more information you can visit our write-up which also has a mind map to help you revise.



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