Future tense: "will" Vs. "going to"

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La presentación explica las dos maneras más comunes de expresar el futuro en inglés: "will" y "going to", y las diferencias de uso entre ambas estructuras.

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Future tense: "will" Vs. "going to"

  1. 1. GRAMMAR TIME!! Future Tense: " Will" Vs. " Going To" AUTHOR: ELENA DEL TORO SILVA
  2. 2. Talking about the future <ul><li>We use the future tense to talk about events, ideas or experiences which haven't taken place yet. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Talking about the future <ul><li>There are a number of ways of expressing the future, but we will deal here with the most important ones: WILL and GOING TO . </li></ul>
  4. 4. Talking about the future <ul><li>To use Will we follow the scheme below: </li><ul><ul><li>AFF: Will + verb in infinitive
  5. 5. NEG: Will + not + verb in infinitive / Won't + verb in infinitive
  6. 6. INT: Will + subject + verb in infinitive...? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>I will study medicine when I finish high school.
  7. 7. I won't (will+not) waste my time.
  8. 8. Will you be my first patient? </li></ul>
  9. 9. Talking about the future <ul><li>To use GOING TO we follow the scheme below : </li><ul><ul><li>AFF: am/is/are + going to + verb in infinitive
  10. 10. NEG: am/is/are + not + going to + verb in infinitive
  11. 11. INT: am/is/are + subject + going to + verb in infinitive...? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>She' s going to study for her exam.
  12. 12. She isn't (is+not) going to play computer games.
  13. 13. Is she going to get good marks? </li></ul>
  14. 14. Talking about the future <ul><li>Now that you know how to form WILL and GOING TO , look at their different uses to talk about the future... </li></ul>
  15. 15. Talking about the future: USE 1 <ul><li>WILL is used to express a voluntary action. Will often suggest that a speaker will do something voluntarily:
  16. 16. I will get you a cup of tea . </li></ul>
  17. 17. Talking about the future: USE 2 <ul><li>WILL is used to express a promise. Will is usually used in promises.
  18. 18. I promise I won't tell anyone you cheated in the exam. </li></ul>
  19. 19. Talking about the future: USE 3 <ul><li>GOING TO is used to express a plan. Going to expresses that something is a plan.
  20. 20. I' m going to be an actor when I grow up. </li></ul>
  21. 21. Talking about the future: USE 4 <ul><li>WILL or GOING TO are used to express a prediction.
  22. 22. Both will and going to can express the idea of a general prediction in the future. </li></ul><ul><li>The year 2222 will be a very interesting year.
  23. 23. The year 2222 is going to be a very interesting year. </li></ul>
  24. 24. WE'RE DONE. THANK YOU FOR YOUR ATTENTION!!

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