Hello readers! Welcome. This post talks about the various future perfect continuous tense examples and their usage in real-life conversation. It is important to learn tenses to master the English Language and be able to communicate effectively in English. In this post, let us look at the structure, rules, and the various forms of future perfect continuous tense and its examples.
Future Perfect Continuous Tense
If an action is projected to be in progress over a period of time in the future, future perfect continuous tense is used. Hence, this tense is used to describe those acts that continue to happen up to some point in the future.
Structure: Subject + will + have been + Verb 1 + ing + object
- I will have been working in this organization for two years by the end of June this year. For example,
- Monica will have been pursuing her Ph.D. by December 2020.
Future Perfect Continuous Tense Examples
Like every tense, the future perfect continuous tense too can be expressed in the following four different forms:
Positive: Subject + will have been + V1 + ing + Object
Positive Interrogative: Will + subject + have been + V1 + ing + Object?
Negative: Subject + will not have been + V1 + ing + Object
Negative Interrogative: Will + subject + not have been + V1 + ing + Object?
Exercise: Let us take an example and write it in the above four forms
- Positive: They will have been watching the movie for three hours.
- Positive Interrogative: Will they have been watching the movie for three hours?
- Negative: They will not have been watching the movie for three hours.
- Negative Interrogative: Will they not have been watching the movie for three hours? (or) Won’t they have not been watching the movie for three hours?
Exercise: Let’s take some more Future Perfect Continuous Tense Examples and try to write the four forms of all those.
- Tom will have been driving for 8 hours now.
- By the end of this year, I will not have finished my Master’s yet.
- Obama will not have finished writing the book by this month.