This tense is used:
1. When we say about an action that will be in progress at a stated future time.
This time next week, I will be swimming in the sea.
2. When we say about an action that will definitely happen in the future as the result of a routine or arrangement.
- Shall I inform other people about our decision?
- No, I will be seeing them at the meeting.
3. When we ask politely about someone's plans for the near future.
- Will you be going out later?
- Could you buy me pizza, please?
There are different types of sentences.
|Positive||Subject + will be + Ving|
|Negative||Subject + will + not + be + Ving|
|Questions||Will + subject + be + Ving?|
When you add the ending -ing, don't forget about spelling rules.
Exceptions in Spelling
|final 'e' is dropped (but: 'ee' is not changed)||come – coming |
(but: agree – agreeing)
|after a short, stressed vowel, the final consonant is doubled||sit – sitting|
|'L' as final consonant after a vowel is doubled (in British English)||travel – travelling|
|final 'ie' becomes 'y'||lie – lying|