Future Perfect and Future Perfect Continuous Future Continuous Tense
Choose the correct form of the verb By the time he arrives in London John will drive/ will have driven/ will have been driving/ will be driving for five hours.
Future Perfect Continuous Future Perfect Continuous Have been driving
K e y By the time he arrives in London John will have been driving for five hours.
We use the Future Perfect Continuous to show that action is in progress up to a point in the future. By the year 2012 we will have been doing our shopping with digital money for about two years.
Future Perfect Simple We use the Future Perfect Simple to show that something is completed at some time between now and a point in the future We will have stopped using notes and coins by the year 2010.
Future Continuous We use the Future Continuous to talk about an action in progress at point in future or habits or repeated actions at a point in the future. This time next week we will be visiting laboratory again. In a hundred years time well all be flying around in flying cars.
Use the verbs in brackets in an appropriate tense to complete this text I wonder what the world 1.(be) like in ten years time. I 2. (be) 24 years old. I 3. (leave) school by then, of course, and I 4. (get) my degree. I 5. (still/live) in the same town? Ive no idea! Maybe. If I am, I 6. (live) here for 20 years. Thats a long time. I 7. (find) a job? I hope so! I dont think robots 8. (do) everything. There 9. (still/be) jobs, wont there?
A. Make the sentences Taxi companies/introduce/robot-controlled taxis/the end of the decade. By 2015/reporters/have/microsensors/implanted/ their eyes. We/at least/still/use/money/in ten years time. How long/you/study/English/by the end of this term? By 7.00 pm/we/play/cricket/for eight hours.
Keys (A) Taxi companies will have introduced robot-controlled taxis before the end of the decade. By 2015 some reporters will have had microsensors implanted in their eyes. We will at least still be using money in ten years time. How long have you been studying English by the end of this term? By 7.00 pm we have been playing cricket for eight hours.
C.Put the verbs in brackets into Future Perfect or Future Perfect Continuous 1. This film (probably/not finish) until midnight. 2. Dont worry! You (forget) all about it by this time next year. 3. I (read) this book by tomorrow night. 4. He hopes he (make) a million pounds by the time he is thirty. 5. By 5 oclock I (do) this crossword puzzle for 3 hours.
Keys (C) 1. wont probably have finished 2. will have forgotten 3. will have read 4. will have made 5. will have been doing