Example: “Will you have achieved your goals by the end of the year?”
The future perfect simple is formed by using the auxiliary verb “will” followed by the subject, then “have” and the past participle of the main verb. In this case, the main verb is “achieved,” which is the past participle form of “achieve.”
The importance of the future perfect simple tense lies in its ability to express actions or states that will be completed or finished in the future before a specific reference point. It helps us discuss anticipated accomplishments or outcomes. In the example question, we inquire about the completion of goals by the end of the year. This tense allows us to reflect on future achievements, setting a timeframe and highlighting the expected fulfillment of objectives. It is particularly valuable when discussing future plans, and aspirations, or evaluating progress towards a specific target.
In the English Grammar Profile, C2 point 70 in the category of FUTURE is
future perfect simple QUESTIONS:
A COCA search for:
Will _P have _V*N *
This is extremely rare!
1 WILL WE HAVE LEFT 4
2 WILL WE HAVE MADE 4
3 WILL YOU HAVE TAKEN 3
4 WILL YOU HAVE LEFT 3
5 WILL YOU HAVE ACHIEVED 3