The Future Perfect Continuous Tense

(also called the future perfect progressive)


The Future Perfect Continuous Tense isn't used very much in English and it is a little complicated to make. However, at higher levels it is great to understand it, and maybe use it sometimes too. It has a very precise meaning which can be convenient.

Click here to practise how to USE this tense.

Positive Form Positive Short Form
I will have been working I'll have been working
You will have been sleeping You'll have been sleeping
She will have been studying She'll have been studying
He will have been cooking He'll have been cooking
It will have been raining It'll have been raining
We will have been exercising We'll have been exercising
They will have been travelling They'll have been travelling

Try a positive future perfect continuous exercise here

Negative Form Negative Short Form
I will not have been working I won't have been working
You will not have been sleeping You won't have been sleeping
She will not have been studying She won't have been studying
He will not have been cooking He won't have been cooking
It will not have been raining It won't have been raining
We will not have been exercising We won't have been exercising
They will not have been travelling They won't have been travelling

Try an exercise about the negative form here

'Yes / No' Questions
Will I have been working?
Will you have been sleeping?
Will she have been studying?
Will he have been cooking?
Will it have been raining?
Will we have been exercising?
Will they have been travelling?

'Wh' Questions
Where will I have been working?
Why will you have been sleeping?
Where will she have been studying?
What will he have been cooking?
How long will it have been raining?
Where will we have been exercising?
How long will they have been travelling?

Practise the question forms here

Practise all the forms with this exercise

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