Future Tenses in English

I am buying a new car next month

I am teaching a class tomorrow

fIRST CONTINUOUS TENSE

Present Continuous (Future)

Definition

The verb form used for actions or events that will take place in the future

Structure

This is the structure to make sentences with the present continuous

PronounVerbo to beVerb + INGTime Expression
I amteaching a classtomorrow
Sheis starting another majornext year
We arestudying Frenchnext month
Examples

These are some examples of sentences using the present continuous tense

  • I am buying another house
  • I am fixing my old car next month
  • I am moving to Norway next year

Second continuous tense

Simple Future

Definition

We use will to make predictions and to state facts about the future

Exercises
Structure

This is the structure to make sentences with the present continuous

PronounWillVerb Complement
I willrent a car
Shewillbuildanother house
We willstudyprogramming
Examples

These are some examples of sentences using the past continuous tense

  • I will have dinner with you
  • I will help you with your test
  • She will watch another Netflix show
  • They will go to the Coldplay concert

I will spend time with my family

We will have dinner


I will be fixing my car

I will be working in my office

Third CONTINUOUS tense

Future Continuous

Definition

tense that indicates that something will occur in the future and continue for an expected length of time

Lessons
Structure

This is the structure to make sentences with the present continuous

PronounWillTo BeVerb + ING
I willbecooking
Shewillbesleeping
We willberunning
Examples

These are some examples of sentences using the present continuous tense

  • I will be fixing a computer
  • I will be teaching
  • I will be swimming