Sunday, May 12, 2013

FUTURE CONTINUOUS TENSE


     1.  The Form Of Future Continuous Tense:
(+)
He,She,It,They,We,I,You
will
be
studying
English
at the same time tomorrow

S
will
be
Ving
O
time signal

(-)
He,She,It,They,We,I,You
will
not
be
studying
English
at the same time tomorrow

S
will
not
be
Ving
O
time signal

(?)
Will
He,She,It,They,We,I,You
be
studying
English
at the same time tomorrow

Will
S
be
Ving
O
time signal
      *note: time signal yang menandai future continuous tense:
             at this time tomorrow
             at the same time tomorrow 
             at this time next year , etc
      2.   Function                
a)    To expresses an activity that will be in progress at a time in the future.
(untuk menyatakan suatu aktivitas yang sedang  terjadi di waktu yang akan datang)
·      I will be studying English at the same time tomorrow.
·      I will be playing tennis at 10 am tomorrow.
b)   To indicate that a longer action in the future will be interrupted by a shorter action in the future.
(Untuk mengindikasikan bahwa suatu kegiatan yang yang berdurasi lebih panjang di waktu yang akan datang akan terganggu oleh kegiatan lain yang memiliki durasi lebih pendek).
•       I will be studying English when my friend comes tonight.
         (Future Continuous + when + Simple Present)
Exercise!
A. Change the verb into the right form!
1.       I __________(work) late at the office tonight.
2.       We __________(have) dinner when the film starts.
3.       It __________(rain) when you return.
4.       They __________(not/watch) TV at 9 pm tonight.
5.       She __________(not/sleep) when you telephone her.
B. Change the sentence above into the negative (number 1-3) and interrogative (2 and 3) form!

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