Learn how to use the future perfect tense in English with this ESL tutorial. The future perfect is the perfect tense for setting goals with deadlines. A deadline is a date that you must complete an activity or job. For example, by this time next year, what will you have achieved/done/accomplished in your life? You should say, "I will have ____" In the underlined part, put a past participle, such as "I will have found a new job by this time next year." Watch this how to video and you'll be speaking in English in no time.