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Affirmative

I will be listening

He will be listening

She will be listening

It will be listening

We will be listening

You will be listening

They will be listening

Negative

I won´t be listening

He won´t be listening

She won´t be listening

It won´t be listening

We won´t be listening

You won´t be listening

They won´t be listening

Questions

Will I be listening?

Will he will be listening?

Will she will be listening?

Will it will be listening?

Will we will be listening?

Will you will be listening?

Will they will be listening?



El future continuous se utiliza para hablar de algo que estará en curso en un momento determinado del futuro.

What will you be doing on Saturday evening?

I´ll be having dinner with Sarah.

They´ll be playing football tomorrow afternoon.

Ejercicios.

A. Complete the sentences with the future continuous form of the verbs.

(sit, watch, read, wait, not arrive, think)

1) I won´t be in bed at midnight. I ………………. the travel documentary.

2) That´s a long book. You ………………. that for years.

3) Who ………………. for me when I arrive in London?

4) Mohammed ………………. until later. He missed the bus.

5) This time next week we ………………. on a beach.

6) ………………. you ………………. of me when I´m doing my exams?

A. Las respuestas correctas.

1) I won´t be in bed at midnight. I will be watching the travel documentary.

2) That´s a long book. You will be reading that for years.

3) Who will be waiting for me when I arrive in London?

4) Mohammed won´t be arriving until later. He missed the bus.

5) This time next week we will be sitting on a beach.

6) Will you be thinking of me when I´m doing my exams?

B. Complete the dialogue with the future continuous forms of the verbs.

1) a: What ………………. (you / do) in August? b: I ………………. (walk) in the Pyrenees.

2) a: Where ………………. (stay)?

b: We ………………. (not sleep) in five-star hotels, that´s for sure.

3) a: We? So ………………. (you go) on your own?

b: No, I ………………. (travel) with a group of friends. We ………………. (camp) most of the time.

B. Las respuestas correctas.

1) a: What will you be doing in August?

b: I will be walking in the Pyrenees.

2) a: Where will you be staying?

b: We won´t be sleeping in five-star hotels, that´s for sure.

3) a: We? So will you be going on your own?

b: No, I will be travelling with a group of friends. We will be camping most of the time.

C. Complete the text about Elizabeth. Use the future continuous form of the verbs in brackets.

This time next year I ………………. (not share) a bedroom with my brother any more or arguing about who should use the computer next. I ………………. (live) in a flat with other students. I ………………. (study) science and technology and I ………………. (get) to know some new people. I must pass my exams to get into university in September, especially maths and physics. So from now on, I´m going to revise as much as possible.

I definitely ………………. (not play) my X-Box much.

When I finally start university, I can relax. I ………………. (accept) all the invitations I get to go out with other students. That way I can get to know them. I ………………. (not spend) all my time at my desk.

C. Las respuestas correctas.

This time next year I won´t be sharing a bedroom with my brother any more or arguing about who should use the computer next. I will be living in a flat with other students. I will be studying science and technology and I will be getting to know some new people. I must pass my exams to get into university in September, especially maths and physics. So from now on, I´m going to revise as much as possible.

I definitely won´t be playing my X-Box much.

When I finally start university, I can relax. I will be accepting all the invitations I get to go out with other students. That way I can get to know them. I won´t be spending all my time at my desk.

D. Complete the sentences with the future continuous.

1) ………………. you ………………. (wait) for her when her plane arrives tonight?

2) He ………………. (study) at the library tonight.

3) I ………………. (stay) at the Madison Hotel, if you need to contact me.

4) Tonight at 6 PM I ………………. (eat) dinner.

5) I ………………. (play) tennis at 10 AM tomorrow.

6) They ………………. (not watch) TV at 9 PM tonight.

7) What ………………. you ………………. (do) at 10 PM tonight?

8) She ………………. (not sleep) when you telephone her.

9) We ………………. (have) dinner when the film starts.

10) Take your umbrella. It ………………. (rain) when you return.

D. Las respuestas correctas.

1) Will you be waiting for her when her plane arrives tonight?

2) He will be studying at the library tonight.

3) I will be staying at the Madison Hotel, if you need to contact me.

4) Tonight at 6 PM I will be eating dinner.

5) I will be playing tennis at 10 AM tomorrow.

6) They won´t be watching TV at 9 PM tonight.

7) What will you be doing at 10 PM tonight?

8) She won´t be sleeping when you telephone her.

9) We will be having dinner when the film starts.

10) Take your umbrella. It will be raining when you return.

E. Complete the sentences with the future continuous.

1) Next week we ………………. (walk) in Alicante.

2) Tonight we ………………. (dine) with Aiden and his new girl.

3) ………………. you ………………. (need) the car?

4) Paula ………………. (live) in Spain next April.

5) Jose ………………. (watch) the news when you call.

6) They ………………. (work) until 10 o´clock.

7) We ………………. (fly) over the Atlantic Ocean for three hours.

8) This time tomorrow, I ………………. (have) dinner in Monte Carlo.

9) I ………………. (see) Amy tomorrow at the office.

10) By 2030 most people in Africa ………………. (life) in urban areas.

E. Las respuestas correctas.

1) Next week we will be walking in Alicante.

2) Tonight we will be dining with Aiden and his new girl.

3) Will you be needing the car?

4) Paula will be living in Spain next April.

5) Jose will be watching the news when you call.

6) They will be working until 10 o´clock.

7) We will be flying over the Atlantic Ocean for three hours.

8) This time tomorrow, I will be having dinner in Monte Carlo.

9) I will be seeing Amy tomorrow at the office.

10) By 2030 most people in Africa will be living in urban areas.

F. Complete the text with the future perfect or future continuous forms of the verbs in the list.

(disappear, enjoy, grow, lose, rise, suffer, swim)

Britain is a cold, wet, country, but predictions about global warming may be good news for the UK.

Scientist predict that by the year 2080, the average temperature …………….. by 5ºC so in summer, people …………… temperatures of 30ºC. Because of rising sea levels, some of the land near the coast ………………. but due to rising temperatures, people ………………. in the sea a lot more, and farmers ………………. a lot more fruit and vegetables.

The downside, however, is that many people ………………. their homes owing to flooding near rivers.

Moreover, with a warmer and more humid climate, more people ………………. from malaria caused by mosquito bites.

F. Las respuestas correctas.

Britain is a cold, wet, country, but predictions about global warming may be good news for the UK.

Scientist predict that by the year 2080, the average temperature will have risen by 5ºC so in summer, people will be enjoying temperatures of 30ºC. Because of rising sea levels, some of the land near the coast will be disappearing but due to rising temperatures, people will be swimming in the sea a lot more, and farmers will be growing a lot more fruit and vegetables.

The downside, however, is that many people will be losing their homes owing to flooding near rivers.

Moreover, with a warmer and more humid climate, more people will be suffering from malaria caused by mosquito bites.