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Advanced Grammar – Future Perfect

The following lesson is for advanced students. If you are not sure of your English level, take our test!

You can find all this information, plus speaking, writing, vocabulary exercises and more on the ABA English Course Unit 127 – Little Dreams.

Let’s begin by looking at how to form the future perfect.

Future Perfect

We use the future perfect to say that something will have finished by a certain time in the future. It’s constructed with the verb “have” in the future, therefore it uses “will have” plus the main verb in the past participle. 

For example: 

I will have been to three continents.

She will have worked at the same company all her life.

Notice that the past participle form of the verb “to be” is “been”. 

To form a negative sentence in the future perfect, we simply add the word “not”, therefore the sentences include “will not”, which as a contraction changes to “won’t”.

Let’s see some examples with the negative form: 

They won’t have finished the meeting yet.

I won’t have eaten until lunch time. 

In questions “will” comes before the subject. 

For example: 

When will she have finished her lessons?

Will you have finished the report by this evening?

And finally, how do we make short answers? Well, to answer in affirmative, you can give the short answer “Yes, I will” and to answer in the negative you can say “No, I won’t”. 

Unit 127 – Little Dreams

Good job! You just revised the grammar from Unit 127!

Future Perfect ABA English

In Unit 127 – Little Dreams, you will meet Matt and Henry. Find out Matt’s idea to make his everyday routine more interesting. 

By watching ABA Films, you will practice your listening comprehension. Record your voice and compare phrases to improve your pronunciation and gain fluency by interpreting different roles. You will also learn new vocabulary and review the unit’s grammar lesson.

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12 comments

  1. This class is the best programe for learning english like me. Thank!!!

  2. It was very useful this topic. Thank.

  3. Olimpio Marques da Silva Neto

    I really enjoyed to stay in ABA,GODbless you all

  4. Olimpio Marques da Silva Neto

    I really enjoyed to stay in ABA,GODbless you all

  5. Really interesting and fruitful class and good methods of teaching by involving all skills and senses. Thanks a million dear ma’am.

  6. Really interesting and fruitful class and good methods of teaching by involving all skills and senses. Thanks a million dear ma’am.

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