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  • Hi there. My name's Ronnie. In the near future I will be teaching you many lessons. If you

  • have a request or if you'd like to leave a comment, please do. Today I'm going to talk

  • to you or teach you about future progressive or future continuous. They're the same. So,

  • maybe you've learned future or you're trying to learn "Future progressive", and you look

  • on the internet or you look in a textbook and it says: "Future continuous". No fear,

  • ladies and gentlemen, future progressive and future continuous - exactly the same grammar.

  • They just like to confuse you, and give me a chance to teach you this. So, hallelujah.

  • And basically, future progressive or future continuous, we're going to use in the future

  • for a planned action or an action that we think is going to happen or that will happen

  • in the future. There's one very important thing that you must consider about the future

  • progressive or future continuous is it must have a "time marker" in the sentence. So if

  • you do not put a time marker in the sentence, it's wrong. Okay? It's shameful. I don't know

  • if I can talk to you anymore about it. So do me a favour: please just use a time marker.

  • Let's go through the basic structure. Future simple, future progressive 101.

  • We're going to have a subject, we're going to have "will" or "won't" and then we're going to have "be"

  • and a verb with an "ing". Positive, negative. The question form or the interrogation form,

  • we're going to have "will" plus the subject plus "be" plus verbing.

  • Now, remember: when you ask someone a question, please ask them in the positive form, because

  • for example, if I said: "Won't you be learning English? Won't I be learning English? Yes.

  • No. Oh. Please, please, please keep it simple: always ask people a positive question. I don't

  • care what your grammar is, positive questions are always the easiest to answer.

  • Let's jump to the form. So, example: "I will be eating lunch at 12." I always eat lunch

  • at 12, kind of like a habit that I have. In this sentence, can you tell me where the time

  • marker is? What's the answer? Sorry? At 12. Good answer. Tommy, good one. So, in this

  • sentence, "at 12" is our time marker. Subject, "will be", verbing, then I have my noun, "at

  • 12". I will be eating lunch when? At 12. This is what I plan to happen. This is what I hope

  • will happen; I'm hungry.

  • And in this sentence: "At this time tomorrow, we will be sitting on the beach." Oh, wouldn't

  • that be great? If you would like to go to the beach with me, just throw me some money

  • for an airplane ticket, I'll be on the next airplane, I'll be sitting on the beach drinking

  • some margaritas with you. So: "At this time tomorrow, we will be sitting on the beach."

  • In this sentence, do you know where my time marker is? So we have this big fat one: "At

  • this time tomorrow", so this tells me exactly when in the future I think the action will happen.

  • "They will be going to Italy this year." Oh, they're lucky. Hi, everyone in Italy. Thanks

  • for watching. Besos or bravo, or something Italian there. Good wine, guys. "They will

  • be going to Italy this year." In this sentence we have "this year". The grammar is quite

  • easy. Again, subject, "will be" plus verbing. Oh, but maybe something happened and now,

  • unfortunately... Uh oh. Guess what? Reality: "Ronnie won't be going to Italy this year."

  • But if you'd like to send me an airplane ticket to go to Italy, I'll be there. I'll be on

  • the next airplane. I promise. Mm-hmm. Airplane tickets. Donate money. www.engvid.com. Also,

  • I have a YouTube channel. Do you want to join that? Subscribe to my YouTube channel. Send

  • me some airplane ticket money. I'll hang out with you.

  • "We will be sleeping by the time you get home." Sorry: "He", not "me". I'm going to be awake.

  • "He will be sleeping by the time you get home. In this sentence: "by the time you get home"

  • tells us when in the future the action's going to happen. So what is he going to be doing?

  • "He will be sleeping by the time you get home." Then the party starts, right?

  • And let's look at the question form, some examples. We are going to use this to check

  • plans. Now, maybe you're going to have a party. And you're like: "Okay, well, what time?"

  • Well: "Will they be coming at 6 tomorrow?" In this sentence we have two time markers;

  • we have a time and the place. So: "Will they be coming at 6 tomorrow?" We need to know

  • what the plan is.

  • Will Tommy M...? Hi, Tommy M. "Will Tommy M be emailing Ronnie in the future?" Now,

  • obviously the future continuous or the future progressive happens in the future, but this

  • also serves as my time marker. Tommy M, email. We have the "will", modal, we have the subject

  • of Tommy M, we have "be" and then verbing.

  • If you can think about something, a planned action or a routine that you will be doing

  • in the future, let me know. As an example: "I will be buying Ronnie an airplane ticket

  • to go to Italy." Or anywhere in the world I'd like, except Toronto, I'm already here.

  • If you plan or if you would like to come to Toronto, I've got something special for you.

  • I'm going to be doing special nights and maybe special tours, so you can hang out with me

  • and learn very natural English. I've got a Facebook page that I'd like you to go to.

  • I will give you the address or the name of the Facebook page, you can go there and you'll

  • find out all the wonderful information. Check this Facebook page out.

Hi there. My name's Ronnie. In the near future I will be teaching you many lessons. If you

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