IELTS Grammar Review | future going to


Future with 'Going to'

The future with 'going to' is used to speak about future intentions or plans made before the present moment.

Examples:

We are going to study Russian next semester.
Where are you going to stay in New York?
She isn't going to take a vacation this year.

The future with 'going to' is used to express events you have already planned in the future and your intentions for the future. We sometimes also use the present continuous for planned events in the near future.

Examples:
She's going to attend university and study to become a doctor.
We're going to make the presentation next week.

Future with Going to Structure

Positive
Subject + to be + going to + verb

I am going to attend the meeting.
He, She is going to attend the meeting.
You, We, They are going to attend the meeting.

Negative
Subject + to be + not + going to + verb

I'm not going to visit Rome next year.
He, She isn't going to visit Rome next year.
You, We, They aren't going to visit Rome next year.

Questions
(Question word) + to be + subject + going to + verb

Where am I going to stay?
Where is she, he going to stay?
Where are you, we, they going to stay?


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