Future Progressive Tense (with Examples)

Future Progressive Tense (with Examples)

The future progressive tense is used for an on-going action that will occur in the future.

Examples of the Future Progressive Tense

Here are some examples of the future progressive tense (shaded):
  • The Moscow State Circus will be performing in Cheltenham for the next 3 weeks.
  • We will be celebrating like Kings if it works.
You can also have a negative version:
  • The Moscow State Circus will not be performing in Cheltenham for the next 3 weeks.
  • We will not be celebrating like Kings if it fails.
And the question version:
  • Will the Moscow State Circus be performing in Cheltenham for the next 3 weeks?
  • Will we be celebrating like Kings if it works?

Forming the Future Perfect Tense

Here is an infographic explaining the future progressive tense:



Other Future Tenses

The future progressive tense is one of four future tenses. They are:

The 4 Future Tenses Example
simple future tense I will go
future progressive tense I will be going
future perfect tense I will have gone
future perfect progressive I will have been going

See Also

Take a test on the future progressive tense Tenses Simple past tense Past progressive tense Past perfect tense Past perfect progressive tense Simple present tense Present progressive tense Present perfect tense Present perfect progressive tense Simple future tense Future progressive tense
Future perfect tense Future perfect progressive tense