Future Perfect Continuous Tense | Future Perfect Continuous Tense Examples | Rules of Future Perfect Continuous Tense

However, we generally use Future Perfect Continuous Tense in order to describe an on-going action which will complete in the near future. Moreover, it is also used to express the on going nature of the action with regards to its continuation towards a point in the future. Thus, this action is assumed to be continued for a time specified or unspecified in the future.

Moreover, in this tense we use a time reference word in order to describe the time of the action. As well as for how long the action continuous. Thus, to refer the time we use the word like ‘since’ (eg. Friday, since 10 AM) and ‘for’ (for five hours, for five months).

Formula: Subject + Shall/Will + Have + been + verb-ing + object + since/for.

For example:

  • We shall have been playing football for two hours.
  • Uma will have been cooking food since morning.
  • They will have been living in Paris for five hours.
  • He will have been playing cricket since morning.
  • I will have been working for two hours.

Negative Sentences:

Formula: Subject + Shall/Will + not + Have + been + verb-ing + object + since/for.

For example:

  • Rekha will not have been sleeping for two hours.
  • He will not have been waiting for her for two hours.
  • He will not have been playing cricket since morning.
  • She will not have been using makeup .
  • She will not have been living here for five years.

Interrogative Sentences:

Formula: Will/Shall + Subject + have been + 1st form of verb + ing + Object + since/for

For example:

  • Will you have been writing for two hours?
  • Will she have been teaching for two hours?
  • Shall we have been playing football for two hours?
  • Will he have been loving her for five years?
  • Will she have been singing song since Monday?

Interrogative-Negative Sentences:

Formula: Will/Shall + Subject + not have been + 1st form of verb + ing + Object + since/for.

For example:

  • Will you not have been writing for two hours?
  • Will Kiran not have been making tea for two hours?
  • Will your mother not have been watching T.V. since Four o’ clock?
  • Will he not have been taking medicine for his illness since Friday?
  • Will she not have been teaching the kids since Monday?