Future Progressive

The Future Progressive (Continuous) is a form of the verb that shows the action or state will be in progress at some time in the future.

For example: Lisa will be dancing tomorrow at 8 o'clock.

Future Progressive Story 1

Future Progressive Story 1

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

Brad likes to fish. He fishes whenever he can. This weekend, he will be fishing at the lake. It is his favorite place to fish.

Mark is Brad's friend. Mark likes to fish too. He also fishes whenever he can. This weekend he will be fishing at the lake with Brad. They will be camping at the lake all weekend.

Mark will be picking Brad up at 8 o'clock Friday night. Brad will be ready when Mark arrives. They will be driving all night before they get to the lake.
They are excited about the weekend. Brad and Mark both love to fish. They love to fish together. They will be fishing together for many years!

Exercises

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

1. Where will Brad be fishing this weekend? Who will be fishing with Brad?

Answer:

2. What else will Brad and Mark be doing at the lake? When will Brad be picking up Mark?

Answer:

3. How long will Brad and Mark be driving before they get to the lake?

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 "He will be waiting for you."

Negative: He will not be waiting for you.

Yes/No Question: Will he be waiting for you?

WH-Question: Who(m) will he be waiting for?

Tag Question: He will be waiting for you, won't he?



 

 

 

 

1. This weekend he will be fishing at the lake with Brad.

Negative:

Yes/No Question:

WH-Question:

Tag Question:


2. They will be driving all night.

Negative:

Yes/No Question:

WH-Question:

Tag Question:


3. They will be fishing together for many years!

Negative:

Yes/No Question:

WH-Question:

Tag Question:

C. Rewrite the story using contractions.

Brad likes to fish. He fishes whenever he can. This weekend, he will be fishing at the lake. It is his favorite place to fish.

Mark is Brad's friend. Mark likes to fish too. He also fishes whenever he can. This weekend he will be fishing at the lake with Brad. They will be camping at the lake all weekend.

Mark will be picking Brad up at 8 o'clock Friday night. Brad will be ready when Mark arrives. They will be driving all night before they get to the lake.

They are excited about the weekend. Brad and Mark both love to fish. They love to fish together. They will be fishing together for many years!

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