• Dutch grammar
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  • 1 Dutch alphabet [0/2]
  • 2 Dutch pronunciation [0/2]
  • 3 Dutch sentence structure [0/12]
  • 4 Dutch articles (de, het, een) [0/2]
  • 5 Dutch nouns [0/8]
  • 6 Dutch pronouns [0/12]
  • 7 Dutch prepositions [0/9]
  • 8 Dutch adjectives [0/6]
  • 9 Dutch adverbs [0/16]
  • 10 Dutch verbs [0/27]
  • 10.1 Dutch infinitive (verbs with and without 'te') [0/2]
  • 10.2 Dutch regular verbs (weak verbs) [0/2]
  • 10.3 Dutch irregular verbs (strong verbs) [0/2]
  • 10.4 Dutch imperative (gebiedende wijs) [0/2]
  • 10.5 Dutch modal verbs [0/2]
  • 10.6 Dutch reflexive verbs [0/2]
  • 10.7 Dutch auxiliary verbs [0/2]
  • 10.8 Active and passive voice in Dutch [0/2]
  • 10.9 Separable and inseparable verbs in Dutch [0/2]
  • 10.10 Present participle in Dutch [0/2]
  • 10.11 Past participle in Dutch [0/3]
  • 10.12 Dutch subjunctive (aanvoegende wijs) [0/2]
  • 10.13 Dutch gerund [0/2]
  • 10.14 Dutch verb list
  • 11 Dutch verb conjugation and tenses [0/34]
  • Exercise to practice Dutch verb conjugation and tenses 1 (Score -/-)Free
  • Exercise to practice Dutch verb conjugation and tenses 2 (Score -/-)Free
  • 11.1 Dutch present simple (onvoltooid tegenwoordige tijd) [0/4]
  • 11.2 Dutch past simple (onvoltooid verleden tijd) [0/4]
  • 11.3 Dutch present perfect (voltooid tegenwoordige tijd) [0/4]
  • 11.4 Dutch past perfect (voltooid verleden tijd) [0/4]
  • 11.5 Dutch future simple [0/4]
  • 11.6 Dutch future perfect [0/4]
  • 11.7 Dutch conditional tense [0/4]
  • 11.8 Dutch conditional perfect [0/4]
  • Definition and usage  of the Dutch future perfect 

    The Dutch future perfect is not used very often in Dutch, they rather use the present perfect instead. This tense is used to describe an action that will have been completed before another point or action in the future.  

    Situation Example Translation
    To describe an action that will have been completed in the future. 
    • Morgen zal hij de presentatie hebben gemaakt. 
    • Volgende week zullen we bij de tandarts zijn geweest.  
    • He will have finished the presentation.
    • Next week we will have been to the dentist. 

    Conjugation of the Dutch future perfect 

    The following rule is used to form the future perfect:  

    'zullen' (to shall) + 'hebben'/'zijn' + past participle 

    enlightenedThe verb 'hebben' is always used with the past participle. 

    In some cases the verb 'zijn' (to be) is used:

    - 'Zijn' is used together with these verbs in the past participle tense:

    • 'zijn' (to be) 
    • 'worden' (to become) 
    • 'blijven' (to remain) 
    • 'blijken' (to appear) 
    • 'lijken' (to seem)  
    • 'heten' (to be named) 
    • 'schijnen' (to appear) 
    • 'dunken' (to seem) 
    • 'voorkomen' (to prevent)  

    - To form the past participle of verbs that express movement, development of change. For example: 

    • 'beginnen' (to start)  
    • 'gaan' (to go)  
    • 'groeien' (to grow)  
    Subject Form Wachten (to wait) Blijven (to stay)
    Ik (I) zal + hebben/zijn + past participle zal hebben gewacht zal zijn gebleven 
    Jij, u (you) zal + hebben/zijn + past participle zal hebben gewacht zal zijn gebleven
    Hij, zij, het (he, she, it) zal + hebben/zijn + past participle zal hebben gewacht zal zijn gebleven
    Wij (we) zullen + hebben/zijn + past participle zullen hebben gewacht zullen zijn gebleven
    Jullie (you) zullen + hebben/zijn + past participle zullen hebben gewacht zullen zijn gebleven
    Zij (they) zullen + hebben/zijn + past participle zullen hebben gewacht zullen zijn gebleven

    enlightenedKeep in mind: when the verb has 'ij' in the infinitive the past participle gets an 'e'. 

    Train your skills with the exercises about the future perfect below!