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BE GOING TOUse1) planned actions in the futureWe are going to sing at the party.2) You are certain that sth. is going to h...
Put in the verbs in brackets into the gaps and form sentences. Use the going toShe is going to buy a present for her mothe...
(work) He is not going to work this weekend.1. (find) They………………………………………………………………… the lost money.2. (pay) He………………………………...
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  1. 1. BE GOING TOUse1) planned actions in the futureWe are going to sing at the party.2) You are certain that sth. is going to happen in the future.Look at this car! It is going to crash into the yellow one.Signal words no unambiguous onesForm to be (am, are, is) + going to + infinitiveExamplesAffirmative sentences:I am going to play handball. You are going to play handball.Im going to play handball. Youre going to play handball.Negative sentences: You are not going to play handball.I am not going to play handball. Youre not going to play handball.Im not going to play handball. You arent going to play handball.Questions:Am I going to play handball? Are you going to play handball?ATTENTION!!Do not mix up with the Present Progressive! going to-future Present ProgressiveHes going to read the book. Hes reading the book. 1
  2. 2. Put in the verbs in brackets into the gaps and form sentences. Use the going toShe is going to buy a present for her mother1) He…………………………………………………….. his friend. (to phone)2) We…………………………………………………. a new computer game. (to play)3) My sister…………………………………………………….. TV. (to watch)4) You…………………………………………………………………… a picnic next Tuesday. (to have)5) Jane ……………………………………………………………………to the office. (to go)6) They ……………………………………………………………to the bus stop this afternoon. (to walk)7) His brother………………………………………………………….. a letter to his uncle today. (to write)8) She………………………………………………………………………………………. her aunt. (to visit)9) I …………………………………………………………………… my homework after school. (to do)10) Sophie and Nick…………………………………………………….. her friends. (to meet)Instructions. Type the future form of the verb in parentheses. You may use thecomplete form or a contraction.Example: (try) Ted is going to try to finish the job by 5:00.1. (read) I………………………………………………..the newspaper before I go to work.2. (do) Lorena…………………………………………..the laundry tonight.3. (get) Paul and Janet……………………………………….married in August.4. (rain) It……………………….probably……………………………tomorrow, so it wont be a good dayto go to the beach.5. (have) Please dont forget that we……………………………………….a meeting at 3:00.6. (play) The Rayados and the Pumas…………………………………………in Monterrey.Instructions. Type in the negative form of the verb in parenthesis according to theexample. You may use contractions. 2
  3. 3. (work) He is not going to work this weekend.1. (find) They………………………………………………………………… the lost money.2. (pay) He…………………………………………………………………. more than he has to.3. (be) Mark ……………………………………………………………here tomorrow because he has a doctorappointment.4. (tell) The suspects………………………………………………………………… the police the truth.5. (save) We ……………………………………………………………………….enough money buy a house unlesswe make a budget and stick to it.Instructions. Fill in the blanks according to the example. Use the verb inparentheses.(go) Are you going to go visit him this weekend?1. (take)…………………….. you……………………………the placement test?Yes, I am. Im going to take it at 8:00.2. (fix)……………………….. they………………………………..your car?Yes, they are.3. (be)………………………… it…………………………….a nice day tomorrow?Not, its not. Its going to rain.4. (do)…………………………. You …………………………….your homework in the library?Yes, I am. Its nice and quiet there.5. (continue)………………………… Tony……………………………working at that job?Yes, he is. He says he likes it.6. (go)…………………… she………………………………….shopping at Target?No, shes going to go to HEB. 3

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