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Future Progressive Tense

 

 

 

 

Used when there are two actions that will occur in the future, and one action will occur while the other is taking place. The second action could be a certain time or an action. The second action is formed in the present tense.
Or
When two actions will occur at the same time

Form. The future progressive has 2 interchangeable forms:
You will be sleeping when…

And

You are going to be sleeping when…

Positive Statement

SubjectAuxiliary Verb (will be) or (are going to be)Main Verb (bare infinitive + "ing"Objectwherewhenhowwhy
I

I
will be

am going to be
sleeping

sleeping
when it starts to rain.

when it starts to rain.
You

You
will be

are going to be
sleeping

sleeping
when it starts to rain.

when it starts to rain.
Lucy

Lucy
will be

is going to be
sleeping

sleeping
when it starts to rain.

when it starts to rain.
We

We
will be

are going to be
sleeping

sleeping
when it starts to rain.

when it starts to rain.
They

They
will be

are going to be
sleeping

sleeping
when it starts to rain.

when it starts to rain.

Question

"W" Question WordAuxiliary VerbSubjectMain VerbObjectwhere whenhowwhy
Will

Am
I

I
be sleeping

going to be sleeping
when it starts to rain?

when it starts to rain?
Will

Are

you

you
be sleeping

going to be sleeping
when it starts to rain?

when it starts to rain?
Why

Why
will

is
Jackie

Jackie
be sleeping

going to be sleeping
when it starts to rain?

when it starts to rain?
Will

Are
we

we
be sleeping

going to be sleeping
when it starts to rain?

when it starts to rain?
Where

Where
will

are
they

they
be sleeping

going to be sleeping
when it starts to rain?

when it starts to rain?

Negative Statement

SubjectAuxiliary Verb + "not"Main VerbObjectwherewhenhowwhy
I

I
will not

am not
be sleeping

going to be sleeping
when it starts to rain.

when it starts to rain.
You

You
will not

are not
be sleeping

going to be sleeping
when it starts to rain.

when it starts to rain.
Julie

Julie
will not

is not
be sleeping

going to be sleeping
when it starts to rain.

when it starts to rain.
We

We
will not

are not
be sleeping

going to be sleeping


when it starts to rain.

when it starts to rain.
People (they)

People (they)
will not

are not
be sleeping

going to be sleeping
when it starts to rain.

when it starts to rain.

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