Future Continuous

I will be waiting for you at the airport at 6:00 PM

How to use the future continuous

Here’s a new tense for you, the future continuous! The future continuous tense is often used to describe an action that will be in progress at a specific time in the future, or to express that something will be happening in the future, like your appointments or plans. 📅

It is formed using the auxiliary verb “will” + the present participle (-ing form) of the main verb.

Here are a few examples of the future continuous tense:

She will be studying for her exams all week. Estudiará para los exámenes toda la semana.
They will be having a party at their house next Saturday. El próximo sábado darán una fiesta en su casa.
I will be waiting for you at the airport at 6:00 PM. Te espero en el aeropuerto a las 18.00.
Tomorrow at this time, I will be sitting on the beach, enjoying the sun and waves. Mañana a esta hora, estaré sentado en la playa, disfrutando del sol y de las olas.
They will be having a meeting at 2pm this afternoon. Tendrán una reunión a las 2 de la tarde.
He will be travelling to Europe next month. Viajará a Europa el mes que viene.

Great work so far! If you want to do something different, you can also read our short stories in English.

Now you are ready to go to the next lesson to take the test! 👉