Future perfect und future progressive
Ein wichtiges Thema in der 7. Klasse in Englisch sind die Zukunftsformen. Genau dazu liefert dieser Artikel Erklärungen und Beispiele.
1. Future perfect
will + have + past participle
Sarah will have finished School next month.
Peter won’t have left for his holidays by Friday.
close - closed
grab – grabbed
hurry – hurried
enjoy – enjoyed
I think John will have left when we arrive.
Everybody will have heard the news by tomorrow.
Is Susan still working? – She will be finished in one hour.
by (then/ tomorrow, April…)
bis (dann/ morgen/ April…)
2. Future progressive2.1 Bildung
will + be + present participle
We will be meeting all of his old friends at the wedding.
Shall we be meeting his family, too?
I’m afraid most of the family won’t be attending the wedding.
shine - shining
run – running
lie – lying
try - trying
This time tomorrow I will be lying on the beach.
On Christmas Day Marilyn will be visiting her grandma as usual.
Will you be going to Mary today? – If so, tell her I said hello.
3.1 Mandy is dreaming about her future. Use the future perfect to express what will have happened to Mandy in the next years.
a) Perhaps by then/ find/ new friends
b) Anyway/ by then/ write my first novels
c) Two years after that/ famous publisher/ publish them
d) Four years later/ write two new novels
e) By then they/ become best-sellers
f) People/ translate my novels into Spanish and French
g) Three years later/ win prizes in many different countries
h) By the time I’m forty/ become famous
i) By then/ not spend all my money/ and/ not become a lonely alcoholic.
3.2. Complete the sentences using future progressive. Tim has a new job in a restaurant. He tells his friends what he will be doing next week.
Example: learn to make soups
“I’ll be learning to make soups during the week.”
a) work with the cooks
b) not order food
c) learn to make timetables
d) not work at night
e) learn how to clean properly
3.3 Future perfect or future progressive?
a) On New Years Eve Astrid ……… (not attend) any parties, as usual.
b) ……… you ……… (go) to the dentist next week? – I’m afraid I’ll have to.
c) She ……… (not lose) 10 kilos by the time she gets married.
d) I think John ……… (leave) for work when I get home.
e) Everybody ……… (forget) about this embarrassing story by the time you finish High School.
4. Lösungen zu den Übungsaufgaben
a) Perhaps by then I will have found new friends.
b) Anyway, by then I will have written my first novels.
c) Two years after that a famous publisher will have published them.
d) Four years later I will have written two new novels.
e) By then they will have become best-sellers.
f) People will have translated my novels into Spanish and French.
g) Three years later I will have won prizes in many different countries.
h) By the time I’m forty I will have become famous.
i) By then I won’t have spent all my money and won’t have become a lonely alcoholic.
“I will be working with the cooks.”
“I won’t be ordering food.”
“I will be learning to make timetables.”
“I won’t be working at night.”
“I will be learning how to clean properly.”
a) On New Years Eve Astrid won’t be attending any parties, as usual.
b) Will you be going to the dentist next week? – I’m afraid I’ll have to.
c) She won’t have lost 10 kilos by the time she gets married.
d) I think John will have left for work when I get home.
e) Everybody will have forgotten about this embarrassing story by the time you finish High School.