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Future continuous (I will be working)

from English Grammar Today

Future continuous: form

We use will/shall + be + the -ing form of the verb.

singular and plural


I, she, he, it, you, we, they



be working

I, she, he, it, we, you, they

I, she, he, it, you, we, they

(full form)

will not

(short form)


be working

? + Will


I, she, he, it, you, we, they

be working?

Less commonly, and in more formal situations, we can also use shall instead of will with I and we.

Future continuous: use

We use the future continuous to refer to temporary actions and events that will be in progress at a particular time in the future:

This time next week, I’ll be taking photographs with my new camera.

I’ll post your letter for you. I’ll be passing a post-box.

Next week they will be flying to Australia from Saudi Arabia.

She will not be working on Tuesday.

Unfortunately we won’t be attending the wedding.

(“Future continuous ( I will be working )” from English Grammar Today © Cambridge University Press.)
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