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      Future Progressive Tense

Future-progressive tense verbs express continuing actions that will be happening at some point in the future.

        The future progressive tense is created with the auxiliary verbs

        will be plus a present participle (verb with an ing ending).


            I will be studying for my exam all night.

            Tomorrow night at seven, Maggie will be performing at a local coffee

                  shop.

            Leticia's and Alfie's youngest child will be attending the University of

                  Chicago next year.

            During tomorrow's rally, Seng will be giving a speech.



The above examples are in active voice

The examples below, which are noticeably

awkward, are in passive voice.  Passive

voice in the future progressive tense is

created with the auxiliary verbs willbe

plus the present participle be (being) plus

a past participle.  To avoid wordiness,

writers should limit the use of passive voice.

           Tomorrow night at seven, songs by Maggie will be being performed at

                  a local coffee shop.

           The University of Chicago will be being attended  by Leticia's and

                  Alfie's youngest child next year.

           During tomorrow's rally, a speech will be being given  by Seng.