English Future Tense Exercises

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The English future continuous tense chart

Use these English Future Tense exercises to practice and improve your tense accuracy.

English Future Tense Exercise:

At the Water Park

Fill in the gaps with the correct form of the continuous future tense.

Part 1

At ten o’clock tomorrow the pirate ship crew (1. set) _____ sail for uncharted waters. They (2. head) ______ eastwards. They (3. hope) ______ to find more treasure to add to their growing collection.

One of the crew (4. spend) ______ his time fishing from the top of the ship. He (5. dangle) ______ his hook over the side of the ship. He (6. hope) _____ to catch a great big fish. If he is successful, he (7. share) ________ his fish with the rest of the crew for lunch.

When the ship sets sail, the chef (8. work) _____ in the kitchen. He (9. cut) _______ fish, and he (10. feed) the scraps to the cat. 

Answers:

1. will be setting 2. will be heading 3. will be hoping 4. will be spending 5. will be dangling
6. will be hoping 7. will be sharing 8. will be working 9. will be cutting 10. will be feeding

Part 2

A young boy (1. watch) _______ him. No doubt, he (2. ask) _____ him all sorts of questions. It’s unlikely that he (3. be) ______ very helpful. The captain (4. work) _____ at his desk. He (5. choose) a destination, and I expect he (6. chart) _______ the course that the ship (7. follow) _______ . Meanwhile, his dad (8. relax) ______ in a nice hot bath. Some of the crew (9. sleep) ______ . I expect they (10. snore) _______ ________ _____________ loudly.

Answers:

1. will be watching 2. will be asking 3. will be being 4. will be working 5. will be choosing
6. will be charting 7. will be following 8. will be relaxing 9. will be sleeping 10. will be snoring

Part 3

The crew (1. not listen) _____ to the snoring. They (2. sword-fight) _____ and celebrating their recent success.

While all this is happening, one crew member (3. work) _____ down in the furnace room. He (4. stoke) _____ the furnace. He (5. use) ____ wood. I expect he (6. get) ____ very hot because he (7. work) _____ with burning fires in a very small room.

I’m in no doubt that someone will be in the treasure room. He (8. bury) _____ himself in the treasure, and he (9. feel) _____ ______ _______________ very successful and very rich. Someone will have to remind him that all the pirates (10. share) _____ the treasure.

Answers:

1. will not be listening 2. will be sword-fighting 3. will be working 4. will be stoking 5. will be using
6. will be getting 7. will be working 8. will be burying 9. will be feeling 10. will be sharing

Now read the full story about the picture

At ten o’clock tomorrow the pirate ship crew will be setting sail for uncharted waters. They will be heading eastwards. They will be hoping to find more treasure to add to their growing collection.

One of the crew will be spending his time fishing from the top of the ship. He will be dangling his hook over the side of the ship. He will be hoping to catch a great big fish. If he is successful, he will be sharing his fish with the rest of the crew for lunch.

When the ship sets sail, the chef will be working in the kitchen. He will be cutting fish, and he will be feeding the scraps to the cat.  A young boy will be watching him. No doubt, he will be asking him all sorts of questions. It’s unlikely that he will be being very helpful. The captain will be working at his desk. He will be choosing a destination, and I expect he will be charting the course that the ship will be following. Meanwhile, his dad will be relaxing in a nice hot bath.

Some of the crew will be sleeping. I expect they will be snoring loudly, but the rest of the crew will not going be listening to them. They will be sword-fighting and celebrating their recent success.

While all this is happening, one crew member will be working down in the furnace room. He will be stoking the furnace. He will be using wood. I expect he will be getting very hot because he will be working with burning fires in a very small room.

I’m in no doubt that someone will be in the treasure room. He will be burying himself in the treasure, and he will be feeling very successful and very rich. Someone will have to remind him that all the pirates will be sharing the treasure.

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