Образуется при помощи вспомогательного глагола to beв будущем времени shall be / will be и причастия настоящего времени (глагол в -ing форме).
|Утвердительная форма||Отрицательная форма||Вопросительная форма|
|I shall / will We ( ‘ll ) He She will It ( ‘ll ) You They||be working.||I shall not/willWenot (shan’t/won’t) He Shewill not It (won’t) You They||be working.||I Shall/will we he Willshe it you they||be working?|
Основные группы глаголов, которые обычно не употребляются в длительных видовременных формах:
1. Глаголы, передающие мыслительную деятельность: believe, think, assume, consider, understand, suppose, expect, agree, know, remember, forget.
2. Глаголы, передающие чувства:like, love, detest, envy, hate, hope, prefer, wish, want.
3. Глаголы восприятия: see, hear, taste, smell.
Exercise 1. Answer the questions using the Continuous Tenses.
1.What will she be doing on Sunday? (play tennis). 2. What is your mother cooking? (fish) 3. What were your brothers doing while you were making tea? (play chess). 4. What were you doing while she was decorating the fur-tree? (cook). 5. What will grandfather be doing when we arrive? (work in the garden). 6. What are you writing? (letter). 7. What will they be doing at this time tomorrow? (fly to Kiev). 8. What was Jane doing while John was repairing the bicycle? (make sandwiches). 9. What are you reading? (a book about sailors). 10. What are they discussing? (the football match).
Exercise 2. Open the brackets using the Continuous Tenses.
1. She met Helen when she (walk along the street). 2. Helen caught cold when she (skate on a frosty day). 3. He wrote those nice poems when he (have a holiday). 4. Don’t call for me at six because I (have a bath). 5. Don’t send us any letters in June because we (travel). 6. We didn’t go out last night because (rain). 7. He (play the piano) now. 8. The girls (walk in the park). 9. The boy lost his camera when he (ride the bicycle). 10. He rang me up when I (have supper).