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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
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
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.