Friday, December 19, 2014

The Future Progressive Tense (Part 6 of 9)

The future progressive tense describes something definite happening in the future—often dependent on another action or condition. It uses the linking verb will plus be and a present participle (a verb ending in –ing.) This form doesn't change whether we refer to I, we, he, she, or they.

* Stan will be running in next year's Boston Marathon.

* Will Brett be coming next week? (A question, but the rule doesn't change.)

* If Twila sells her book, she will be starting on the sequel.

Will I use the future progressive tense correctly?
Yes, if I insert will be with the main verb.

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