The future: Going to

The future: Going to Espresso English

She's going to have a baby next month.

Use going to for plans, arrangements, and predictions.

Positive:

IYou / We / TheyHe / She / It amareis going to buy a house next year.

 

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It’s very common to use the contracted form:

  • I’m going to buy a house.
  • We’re going to start a business.
  • She’s going to have a baby.

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Negative:

IYou  / We / TheyHe / She / It amareis not going to buy a house next year.

 

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It’s very common to use the contracted form:

  • I’m not going to buy a house.
  • We’re not going to start a business.
    = We aren’t going to start a business.
  • She’s not going to have any children.
    = She isn’t going to have any children.

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Questions:

AmAreIs Iyou / we / theyhe / she / it going to buy a house next year?

Don’t forget “am/is/are”!

  • I going to buy some new shoes next week.
    I’m going to buy some new shoes next week.
  • She not going to watch TV.
    She’s not going to watch TV.
  • They going to get married in June.
    They’re going to get married in June.


Future with Going To Quiz

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Question 1
Laura's not going to stay in a hotel during her next vacation.
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Question 2
They're not going to win the game.
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Question 3
What movie are you going to see tonight?
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Question 4
Marty's going to meet John for lunch at 12:30.
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Question 5
My father not going to come home until 9:00.
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Question 6
I going to buy flowers for my girlfriend's birthday.
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Question 6 Explanation: 
I'm going to buy flowers for my girlfriend's birthday.
Question 7
Barbara and Adrian is going to start studying English next semester.
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Question 7 Explanation: 
Barbara and Adrian are going to start studying English next semester.
Question 8
Is Martha going make a lot of money in her new job?
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Question 8 Explanation: 
Is Martha going to make a lot of money in her new job?
Question 9
Is you going to start any new projects this year?
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Question 9 Explanation: 
Are you going to start any new projects this year?
Question 10
We're going to visit our friends in Rio de Janeiro in December.
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Question 11
I'm not going to eat any dessert after dinner.
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Question 12
Tim and Janet are going cook dinner on Friday.
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Question 12 Explanation: 
Tim and Janet are going to cook dinner on Friday.
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