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Future Perfect Progressive Story 1, Page 1

Future Perfect Progressive


(Future Perfect Continuous)
Story 1
By Really Learn English
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Who are they? What will they have been doing?


Paul and Lindsey are going on a sleigh ride to their friend's house for the
weekend. The snow will be deep, but their horse is very strong. They are
going to travel a long way. They will have been riding in the sleigh for over
an hour by the time they arrive.
Paul's horse, Midnight, will pull the sleigh over the snow. When they arrive,
Midnight will be tired because he is going to have been pulling the sleigh
for over an hour. Midnight will need food and rest because he will have
been pulling the sleigh over all that snow.

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Future Perfect Progressive Story 1 Exercises


A. Answer the following questions. Use the Future Perfect Progressive
tense.
1. By the time Paul and Lindsey arrive, how long will they have been riding
in the sleigh?
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2. Why is Midnight going to be tired?
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3. Why will Midnight need food and rest?
_____________________________________________________________
_____________________________________________________________

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B. Rewrite the following sentences as negative sentences, yes/no
questions, WH-questions (using the underlined word or phrase) and tag
questions.

Examples for the sentence Amanda will have been waiting for 30
minutes by the time he arrives.
Negative: Amanda will not have been waiting for 30 minutes by the time he
arrives.
Yes/No Question: Will Amanda have been waiting for 30 minutes by the time
he arrives?
WH-Question: Who will have been waiting for 30 minutes by the time he
arrives?
Tag Question: Amanda will have been waiting for 30 minutes by the time he
arrives, won't she?

1. They will have been riding in the sleigh for over an hour.
Negative: _____________________________________________________
Yes/No Question: ______________________________________________
WH-Question: _________________________________________________
Tag Question: _________________________________________________

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2. He is going to have been pulling the sleigh for over an hour.
Negative: _____________________________________________________
Yes/No Question: ______________________________________________
WH-Question: _________________________________________________
Tag Question: _________________________________________________

3. He will have been pulling the sleigh over all that snow.
Negative: _____________________________________________________
Yes/No Question: ______________________________________________
WH-Question: _________________________________________________
Tag Question: _________________________________________________

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C. Rewrite the story using contractions.
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Future Perfect Progressive Story 1 Answers


A. Answer the following questions. Use the Future Perfect Progressive
tense.
1. By the time Paul and Lindsey arrive, how long will they have been riding
in the sleigh?
By the time Paul and Lindsey arrive, they will have been riding in the sleigh
for over an hour.
2. Why is Midnight going to be tired?
Midnight is going to be tired because he is going to have been pulling the
sleigh for over an hour.
3. Why will Midnight need food and rest?
Midnight will need food and rest because he will have been pulling the
sleigh over all that snow.

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B. Rewrite the following sentences as negative sentences, yes/no
questions, WH-questions (using the underlined word or phrase) and tag
questions.
1. They will have been riding in the sleigh for over an hour.
Negative: They will not have been riding in the sleigh for over an hour.
Yes/No Question: Will they have been riding in the sleigh for over an hour?
WH-Question: Who will have been riding in the sleigh for over an hour.
Tag Question: They will have been riding in the sleigh for over an hour,
won't they?
2. He is going to have been pulling the sleigh for over an hour.
Negative: He is not going to have been pulling the sleigh for over an hour.
Yes/No Question: Is he going to have been pulling the sleigh for over an
hour?
WH-Question: What is he going to have been pulling for over an hour?
Tag Question: He is going to have been pulling the sleigh for over an hour,
isn't he?

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3. He will have been pulling the sleigh over all that snow.
Negative: He will not have been pulling the sleigh over all that snow.
Yes/No Question: Will he have been pulling the sleigh over all that snow?
WH-Question: Who will have been pulling the sleigh over all that snow?
Tag Question: He will have been pulling the sleigh over all that snow, won't
he?
C. Rewrite the story using contractions.
Paul and Lindsey are going on a sleigh ride to their friend's house for the
weekend. The snow will be deep, but their horse is very strong. They're
going to travel a long way. They'll have been riding in the sleigh for over an
hour by the time they arrive.
Paul's horse, Midnight, will pull the sleigh over the snow. When they arrive,
Midnight will be tired because he's going to have been pulling the sleigh for
over an hour. Midnight will need food and rest because he'll have been
pulling the sleigh over all that snow.

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