Future Continuous and Future Indefinite Tenses in English Grammar



Future Tenses:



Future Indefinite Tense:


A sentence in which the likeliness of an action, resolution, or intention is reported for future occurrence is called a future indefinite tense e.g.

a) He will go to school. ( It's a commitment or intention and even reporting of a probable/planned action or likeliness of an action in future)

b) I shall do my work. ( It shows intention)

c) The teachers will fulfil their commitment. ( Here, it shows a reporting for an action which is likely to take place)

What do we need to remember here? We use present form of verb in Future Indefinite Tense.

Usage of "Will": It is used with 2nd, 3rd person and all nouns.

Using "Shall": It is used with 1st person only.



Future Continuous Tense:



A sentence in which the likeliness of continuity of an action, resolution, or intention for action being in progress is reported as to future occurrence, is called a future continuous tense e.g.

a) He will be going to school. ( It shows in progress action in future)

b) I shall be doing my work. ( It shows a probable action in progress)

c) The teachers will be fulfilling their commitment. ( Here, a future continuity of action is reported)

What do we need to remember here? We use present participle form of verb in Future Continuous Tense.





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