The Future perfect tense

  • Form 

The Future perfect tense is written this way:

Will / shall have + past participle

Examples

– Affirmative: They will / shall have finished the school year by July.
– Negative: He shall / will not have completed the test by the end of the lesson.
– Interrogative: Will / shall you have eaten this food by then?

  • Use 

The future perfect tense is usually used to talk about an action:

  • That will be completed before a specific time in future.
  • That will be completed before another action takes place in future.

In Morocco, the school year starts in September and finishes on 10th of July. we can say:

Students will have done all their tests by the beginning of July.

So before the 10th of July comes, the action of doing tests will have been completed as shown in this picture:

The future perfect tense
The future perfect illustration 1

Note also:

I save 50$ a month and I started in January. So by the end of August, I will have saved 400$.

The future perfect tense
The future perfect illustration 2

The future perfect tense is usually used with a time expression starting with By: By the next week, by the coming summer, by then, by that time, by the 1st…….

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