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Future continuous (I will be working)

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Future continuous: form

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

singular and plural

+

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

will

’ll

be working

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

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

(full form)

will not

(short form)

won’t

be working

? + Will

?Won’t

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. Need grammar practice? Try English Grammar Today with Workbook.)
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