Future Continuous Tense

Bentuk

Future continuous tersusun dari dua unsur:
simple future dari kata kerja to be + present participle (kata dasar + ing)

Subjek simple future dari kata kerja to be present participle
You will be watching
I will be staying
To stay, future continuous
Positif Negatif Pertanyaan Pertanyaan Negatif
I will be staying. I won't be staying. Will I be staying? Won't I be staying?
You will be staying. You won't be staying. Will you be staying? Won't you be staying?
He will be staying. He won't be staying. Will he be staying? Won't he be staying?
She will be staying. She won't be staying. Will she be staying? Won't she be staying?
It will be staying. It won't be staying. Will it be staying? Won't it be staying?
We will be staying. We won't be staying. Will we be staying? Won't we be staying?
They will be staying. They won't be staying. Will they be staying? Won't they be staying?

Fungsi

Future continuous merujuk ke tindakan atau kejadian yang belum selesai, yang sedang terjadi di waktu setelah sekarang. Future continuous digunakan untuk banyak tujuan yang berbeda.

Future continuous dapat digunakan untuk membayangkan diri kita di masa depan.

Contoh
  • This time next week I will be sun-bathing in Bali.
  • By Christmas I will be skiing like a pro.
  • Just think, next Monday you will be working in your new job.

Future continuous dapat digunakan untuk memprediksi atau menduga tentang kejadian di masa depan.

Contoh
  • He'll be coming to the meeting, I expect.
  • I guess you'll be feeling thirsty after working in the sun.
  • You'll be missing the sunshine once you're back in England.

Dalam bentuk pertanyaan, future continuous dapat digunakan untuk menanyakan informasi tentang masa depan secara sopan.

Contoh
  • Will you be bringing your friend to the pub tonight?
  • Will Jim be coming with us?
  • Will she be going to the party tonight?
  • Will I be sleeping in this room?

Future continuous dapat digunakan untuk merujuk ke kejadian yang sedang terjadi, yang kita harapkan terjadi di masa depan.

Contoh
  • I'll be seeing Jim at the conference next week.
  • When he is in Australia he will be staying with friends.
  • I'll be eating with Jane this evening so I can tell her.

Saat digunakan bersama still, future continuous merujuk ke kejadian yang sedang terjadi saat ini dan diharapkan untuk terus berlanjut di masa depan.

Contoh
  • In an hour I'll still be ironing my clothes.
  • Tomorrow he'll still be suffering from his cold.
  • Next year will she still be wearing a size six?
  • Won't stock prices still be falling in the morning?
  • Unfortunately, sea levels will still be rising in 20 years.