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Thursday, 23 October 2014

Future Perfect Continuous Tense

Future Perfect Continuous Tense

Future Perfect Continuous is used to talk about an on-going action before some point in the future.
POSITIVE STATEMENTS
SUBJECT
WILL HAVE BEEN
VERB + ing
REST OF THE SENTENCE
I
will have been
watching
television for four hours when you come home.
You
will have been
watching
television for four hours when you come home.
He
will have been
watching
television for four hours when you come home.
Mohan
will have been
watching
television for four hours when you come home.
The boy
will have been
watching
television for four hours when you come home.
She
will have been
watching
television for four hours when you come home.
Pooja
will have been
watching
television for four hours when you come home.
The girl
will have been
watching
television for four hours when you come home.
We
will have been
watching
television for four hours when you come home.
You
will have been
watching
television for four hours when you come home.
They
will have been
watching
television for four hours when you come home.
The children
will have been
watching
television for four hours when you come home.
Notice how we use ‘will have been’ and the verb + ing for all the subjects.
NEGATIVE STATEMENTS
SUBJECT
WILL NOT HAVE BEEN
VERB + ing
REST OF THE SENTENCE
I
will not have been
waiting
for too long when Arun arrives.
You
will not have been
waiting
for too long when Arun arrives.
He
will not have been
waiting
for too long when Arun arrives.
Mohan
will not have been
waiting
for too long when Arun arrives.
The boy
will not have been
waiting
for too long when Arun arrives.
She
will not have been
waiting
for too long when Arun arrives.
Pooja
will not have been
waiting
for too long when Arun arrives.
The girl
will not have been
waiting
for too long when Arun arrives.
We
will not have been
waiting
for too long when Arun arrives.
You
will not have been
waiting
for too long when Arun arrives.
They
will not have been
waiting
for too long when Arun arrives.
The children
will not have been
waiting
for too long when Arun arrives.
Notice how we use ‘will not have been’ and the verb + ing for all the subjects.
INTERROGATIVE STATEMENTS / QUESTIONS
WILL
SUBJECT
HAVE BEEN
VERB + ing
REST OF THE SENTENCE
Will
I
have been
playing
cricket for more than two hours when it gets dark?
Will
you
have been
playing
cricket for more than two hours when it gets dark?
Will
he
have been
playing
cricket for more than two hours when it gets dark?
Will
Mohan
have been
playing
cricket for more than two hours when it gets dark?
Will
the boy
have been
playing
cricket for more than two hours when it gets dark?
Will
she
have been
playing
cricket for more than two hours when it gets dark?
Will
Pooja
have been
playing
cricket for more than two hours when it gets dark?
Will
the girl
have been
playing
cricket for more than two hours when it gets dark?
Will
we
have been
playing
cricket for more than two hours when it gets dark?
Will
you
have been
playing
cricket for more than two hours when it gets dark?
Will
they
have been
playing
cricket for more than two hours when it gets dark?
Will
the children
have been
playing
cricket for more than two hours when it gets dark?


what is Future Perfect Continuous Tense tense?


USE: We use the FUTURE PERFECT CONTINUOUS to emphasize how long (duration) something has been going on by a particular point in the future.
Example:
- On Monday, they will have been living in this house for a year.
- Next year she will have been working in the company for 10 years.
- I will have been sleeping for two hours by the time Chenda gets home.
FORMULA
Positive Sentence:
Subject + will/shall + have + been + verb-ing + object/Complement
Example:
- Jonson will have been watching TV for an hour tomorrow.
- Next week, I will have been looking for a job for one year.
- On Saturday, Alan will have been going to visit Angkor Wat for a month.
Negative Sentence:
Sub + will/shall + not + have + been + verb-ing + obj/comp
Example:
- Next month, Cambodian people will not have been cultivating in this land for 10 years.
- By 5:00 p.m., people will not have been harvesting in the field for a full day.
- Next week, they will not have been providing people with fertilizer and seeds for a year.
Question:
Will/Shall + sub + have + been + verb-ing + obj/comp ?
Example:
- Next year, will you have been working for the private company for 3 years?
- By next month, will the boss have been holding his position for 6 years?

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