Going to

Making Going to

Positive form of Going to Question form of Going to Negative form of Going to
I am

‘m

 

 

 

going to work.

 

Am I  

 

 

going to work?

I am not

‘m not

 

 

 

going to work.

He

She

it

is

‘s

Is he

she

it

He

She

it

is not

isn’t

‘s not

We

You

They

are

‘re

Are we

you

they

We

You

They

are not

aren’t

‘re not

 

Using Going to

There are three main ways to use Going to:

  1. When you are talking about a planned future action:
  • I’m going to see a football match on Thursday.
  • We aren’t going to the work party this weekend.

 

  1. When you want to talk about how something happening right now will affect the future:
  • Susan is going to fail her exam as she doesn’t study hard.
  • Look at the sky. It’s going to rain.
  • That car is going to have an accident.

 

  1. To make neutral statements about the future:
  • We are going to finish the project next week.
  • My father is going to retire next year.
  • I am going to work for a new company.
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