Lesson Plan of Future Perfect Continues Tense

Lesson Plan of Future Perfect Continues Tense

Subject English

Grade 3rd

Students` Learning Outcomes

  • Illustrate the use of tenses, (Future Perfect Continues Tense) previously learnt in their speech and writing.

Information for Teachers

  • Future Perfect Continues Tense is a tense that describes an action which has been going on continuously and has yet to be completed in the future. Subject + will/shall have been + 1rd Form of the verb +ing+ since/for+ Objective

Future Perfect Continues Tense

Material / Resources

Writing board, chalk/marker, duster, flash cards of different word


Write the following sentences on the board.

  • You will have been working since 3 o`clock.
  • I shall have been working for two hours.
  • We shall not have been reading a book since morning.
  • The dog will not have been barking since midnight.
  • How will he have been preparing for the examination since January?
  • Where will the woodcutter have been looking for his axe for thre days?.
  • The farmer will have been ploughing for four days .

Future Perfect Continues Tense

Ask the students to identify the tense in each sentence.

Briefly discuss Future Perfect Continues Tense

Activity 1

Ask a volunteer who is a good actor to come forward.

Tell the student that it is an activity in which he/she will be

Acting / expressing his/her thought without speaking.


  • Bashir will have been learning the lesson for two hours.
  • Birds will have been chirping since morning.
  • It will have been raining since 8 o`clock today.
  • You will have been teasing the child for one hour.
  • Hamid will not have been doing his duty for one hour.
  • Will the postman have been coming since evening?
  • Where will you have been seeing this man for two hours?

Future Perfect Continues Tense

The student acts out the situation given above without speaking.

The rest of the class has to tell what the actor is doing. .

After every action ask students what the boy/girl is doing


Activity 2

Give them the following sentences and ask them to supply past continuous. .

  1. We ________ not ________ a book at the moment (read)
  2. My father ________ to the Police officer yesterday. (talk)
  3. Ahmad and Ayesha ________ not _______ on the bus. (ride)
  4. The boy’s _____________ in the lack / pond. (swim)
  5. We ____________ table tennis right now. (play)
  6. Ahmed ____________ on the computer last week. (work)

Sum up / Conclusion

Elicit the difference between Future Perfect Continues Tense and Past Perfect Continues Tense.


Write the following sentences on the board and ask the students to change them in Future Perfect Continues Tense.

  1. I watched a movie which was not interesting at all.
  2. Ali ran after the kitten to catch it.
  3. I get ready for school early in the morning.
  4. People laughed at the foolish behavior of Amir.
  5. Ahmed drives his father’s car without his permission.

Follow Up

Any related activities must be done from the text book.

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