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Future Perfect Continuous Tense — Future Perfect for a long time in the English language

We approached the study of the last time the group Future — Future perfect a long time in the English language Future Perfect Continuous Tense. Despite the fact that this time has a long scary name, it is completely harmless. Situations in which it is possible to use, are quite rare, and it is clear even from the title time. Consider his education and use.


Terms education Time Future Perfect Continuous Tense

Time Future Perfect Continuous is formed using the auxiliary verb to be in time Future Perfect (will have been) and the present participle formed from the verb meaning (ie, the infinitive of the verb + the ending ing). To the first person also used the auxiliary verb shall have been:

  • I will have been / shall have been working.
  • We will have been / shall have been working.
  • You will have been working.
  • He (she, it) will have been working.
  • They will have been working.

The interrogative form the first part of the auxiliary verb is placed before the subject:

  • Will we have been working?
  • Will he have been working?

In the negative form of particles not placed after the first part of the auxiliary verb:

  • She will not have been working.
  • They will not have been working.

As an abbreviated form is used for the usual group of all time Future ‘ll in a positive form, and will not / shall not in the negative:

  • I’ll have been working.
  • You will not have been working.

Use Future Perfect Continuous Tense: examples of proposals

Time Future Perfect Continuous — perhaps the only time of the English language, which performs only one function.

Future Perfect Continuous Tense is used to express the future long-term action, which will begin before the date or other future actions and will continue at this moment.

We are leaving for London in May. When you come there in August, we will have been staying in England for three month. — We will leave for London in May. When you come back in August, we are going to stay in England for three months.

I will have been working at the project for a month when you join me. — When did you join me, I shall work on the project last month.

Since that time, belongs to the time of the group Perfect Continuous, the proposal must indicate the period during which our action will be performed. To send this period is often used a combination of English prepositions — marker words Future Perfect Continuous Tense — by … for:

By the end of this year, we will have been running our own company for five years. — By the end of this year we will manage their company for five years.

By the time my friends from Japan arrive, I will have been learning Japanese for a year. — By the time my friends come from Japan, I’ll have a year to teach Japanese.

Do not forget that in a subordinate clause after when, by the time and other temporary alliances future time (in other words, will) is not used. It is important to remember it is due to the fact that the proposals in due course Future Perfect Continuous Tense is often present such clause, transferred to other future actions.

Will you have been playing tennis for two hours when I come to the court? — You’ll play tennis for two hours, when I come to court?

Most of the time Future Perfect Continuous Tense nothing to say. This is a simple time has only one function ends the series about the time of the group Future.

This topic is closely related to the other as described in the articles that need to pay attention:

  • «Future Tense in the English language»
  • «Time Future Simple (simple future)»
  • «Time Future Continuous (Future for a long time)»
  • «Time Future Perfect (future perfect tense)»
  • «The phrase be going to in the English language»

After reading them, we recommend to pass the following test: «The test for the use of the future tense in English.»

 

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