Exercise 1: future continuous

(Practise conjugating and using the future progressive)

Future continuous/progressive – cloze test (difficulty: 2 of 5 – rather easy)

Fill the gaps with the correct form of the future continuous (progressive) of the verb in brackets. Do not use any short or contracted forms. Be careful with the spelling of some verbs.

  • Example: “We _______ a nice dinner at six this evening.” (have) → “We will be having a nice dinner at six this evening.”

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  1. The manager and his assistant are busy. They an appointment in a few minutes. (have)
  2. This time next week I in the garden. (work)
  3. Next time we go out I a nice dress. (wear)
  4. Peter sports at six o’clock this evening. (do)
  5. Don’t call me at eight o’clock. I a bath. (take)
  6. you for us when we are finished? (wait)
  7. Next week Sarah to your house to help you organise the party. (come)
  8. Marc and James maths next year. (study)
  9. Please come over at three o’clock. We you. (expect)
  10. You to the boss in one hour. (talk)

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