Future Perfect

The Future Perfect is a form of the verb that shows the action or state will be complete before some time in the future.

For example: Ronnie will have written the essay by 9 o'clock.

Future Perfect Story 1

Future Perfect Story 1

Who are they? What will they be doing? What will be happening?

Mr. Jones is a farmer. He owns a big farm. He plants crops in his fields in the spring. By the time he finishes planting this spring, he will have planted 10 acres of crops. He is going to have planted many crops.

Mr. Jones must finish planting before it starts to rain. He is working hard. At this rate, he will have finished planting before it rains. Mr. Jones and his horse will have worked many long hours by the time they finish tonight.

Exercises

A. Answer the following questions. Use the Future Perfect tense.

1. How many acres of crops will Mr. Jones have planted by the time he finishes planting this spring?

Answer:

2. Mr. Jones will have planted 10 acres of crops by the time he finishes planting this spring.

Answer:

3. How many hours will Mr. Jones and his horse have worked by the time they finish tonight?

Answer:

B. Rewrite the following sentences as negative sentences, yes/no questions, WH-questions (using the underlined word) and tag questions.

 

Examples for the sentence "By 3 o'clock, he will have finished his homework."

Negative: By 3 o'clock, he will not have finished his homework.

Yes/No Question: By 3 o'clock, will he have finished his homework?

WH-Question: By 3 o'clock, what will he have finished?

Tag Question: By 3 o'clock, he will have finished his homework, won't he?



 

 

 

 

1. By the time he finishes planting this spring, he will have planted 10 acres of crops.

Negative:

Yes/No Question:

WH-Question:

Tag Question:


2. He is going to have planted many crops.

Negative:

Yes/No Question:

WH-Question:

Tag Question:


3. At this rate, he will have finished planting before it rains.

Negative:

Yes/No Question:

WH-Question:

Tag Question:

C. This is a copy of the original story without any capital letters. Rewrite the story using correct capitalization.

mr. jones is a farmer. he owns a big farm. he plants crops in his fields in the spring. by the time he finishes planting this spring, he will have planted 10 acres of crops. he is going to have planted many crops.

mr. jones must finish planting before it starts to rain. he is working hard. at this rate, he will have finished planting before it rains. mr. jones and his horse will have worked many long hours by the time they finish tonight.

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