ELLLO Beginner English Lesson 3-05

Future with Going To

Watch these videos to learn how to use going to for future reference.

Future with Going To

be + going to + base verb

We use this structure, going to , to talk about future plans or intentions.

The words going to is often spoken as gonna in natural speech. Normally, we do not use this form in written English.

Questions

What are you going to do?
When are you going to get here?
Who are you going to see?
Where are you going to stay?
Why are you going to do that?
How are you going to get there?

Affirmative

I am going to call you.
You are going to be fine.
She is going to make a lot of money.
He is going to be sorry.
It’s going to rain soon.
They are going to come by taxi.
We are going to get in trouble.

Negative

I am not going to say anything.
You are not going to regret this.
She is not going to work tonight.
He’s not going to call you.
It is not going to happen.
They are not going to play.
We are not going to make it.

Y/N Questions

Are you going to eat that?
Yes, I am.
No, I’m not.

Is she going to play?
Yes, she is.
No, she isn’t.


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