Futuro Continuo

Futuro Continuo construcción: will/shall + be + gerundio (verbo + -ing).

Verbo ejemplar: watch

I will be watching  We will be watching
You will be watchingYou (guys) will be watching
He/she/it will be watching  They will be watching

Se emplea el Futuro Continuo para hablar de una acción que estará en progreso en el futuro

  • will be flying to Mexico by tomorrow afternoon.
  • We shall be travelling to Scotland on Friday.
  • They will be handling the case themselves.
  • You’ll be preparing for your exams all summer.
  • He will be cooking tonight.
  • Will you be going out tonight?

Se utiliza el Futuro Continuo cuando hablamos de acciones paralelas en el futuro, esto es, dos o más acciones que suceden al mismo tiempo

  • When he is doing his work, she will be spending time with her grandparents.
  • Around two o’clock tomorrow morning I will be mowing the lawns while they clean the house.
  • This afternoon they will be cleaning the house, cooking dinner and later on, having a drink together.

Se usa el futuro continuo para hacer predicciones sobre el futuro

  • Give him a break because he’ll be deciding his future.
  • If you call him now, he’ll be talking on the phone with his mum. 
  • I wouldn’t enter if I were you, they will be discussing important issues.
  • Let’s try not to arrive before five o’clock, they will be preparing our dinner.

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