Future Perfect Continuous | Engelse grammatica | EF

Future Perfect Continuous

Form

De 'future perfect continuous' bestaat uit twee elementen
de 'future perfect' van het werkwoord "to be" (will have been) + het tegenwoordig deelwoord van het hoofdwerkwoord (base + ing)

Onderwerp + will have been + tegenwoordig deelwoord
He will have been playing.
I will have been playing.
To live, future perfect continuous tense
Bevestigend Ontkennend Vragend Ontkennend vragend
I will have been living I won't have been living Will I have been living? Won't I have been living?
You will have been living You won't have been living Will you have been living? Won't you have been living?
He will have been living He won't have been living Will he have been living? Won't he have been living?
We will have been living We won't have been living Will we have been living? Won't we have been living?
They will have been living They won't have been living Will they have been living? Won't they have been living?

Functie

Net als de 'future perfect simple' wordt deze vorm gebruikt om onszelf naar de toekomst the projecteren en terug te kijken. Het verwijst naar gebeurtenissen of handelingen in een tijd tussen nu en een moment in de toekomst die niet voltooid zijn. Het wordt meestal gebruikt met een uitdrukking van tijd.

Voorbeelden
  • I will have been waiting here for three hours by six o'clock.
  • By 2001 I will have been living in London for sixteen years.
  • When I finish this course, I will have been learning English for twenty years.
  • Next year I will have been working here for four years.
  • When I come at 6:00, will you have been practicing long?