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The Future - Going to

The Future - Going to

Date: Oct 03 2007

主題: 文法

作者: rhyme_reason

課程

There is no one 'future tense' in English. There are 4 future forms. The one which is used most often in spoken English is 'going to', not 'will'.

We use 'going to' when we want to talk about a plan for the future.

  • I'm going to see him later today.
  • They're going to launch it next month.
  • We're going to have lunch first.
  • She's going to see what she can do.
  • I'm not going to talk for very long.

Notice that this plan does not have to be for the near future.

  • When I retire I'm going to go back to Barbados to live.
  • In ten years time, I'm going to be boss of my own successful company.

We use 'going to' when we want to make a prediction based on evidence we can see now.

  • Look out! That cup is going to fall off.
  • Look at those black clouds. It's going to rain soon.
  • These figures are really bad. We're going to make a loss.
  • You look very tired. You're going to need to stop soon.

We can replace 'going to go' by 'going'.

  • I'm going out later.
  • She's going to the exhibition tomorrow.

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jesswang

jesswang

China

thank I’m going to sleep

06:20 PM Sep 18 2009 |

haiko

haiko

Mexico

thanks

10:05 PM Sep 12 2009 |

cimo2008

cimo2008

Italy

thanks for the lesson ;

you said there are 4 future forms ; will ; going to and …?

thank you

bye !!

 

 

09:12 PM Sep 11 2009 |

Aois

Saudi Arabia

I am going to listen music

 

04:41 PM Sep 10 2009 |

CHINAXYG

China

thank you for you lessons,I am going to come here frequently to learn English.

 

04:58 AM Aug 24 2009 |

Muteb

Saudi Arabia

so "will" when is it used?

 

04:19 PM Aug 21 2009 |

Ryan Yam

Hong Kong

I am going to have a dinner with my secondary classmate.

I am going to buy the new PC game 'Heart of Iron 3'.

08:07 AM Aug 07 2009 |

thekrayat

thekrayat

Jordan

i am going to my aunt this evening

good lessons thanks.Wink

10:51 AM Jun 22 2009 |

lucky不可爱

lucky不可爱

China

I interested this game for 6 years.
I was usually playing this game when my cat stayed beside me.
my friend and I was talking about this in the morning

03:26 AM May 05 2009 |

lucky不可爱

lucky不可爱

China

I'm going to English class this afternoon,

I will see my lovely classmates again.it can make me happy when I see them..

03:26 AM May 05 2009 |

qdgerry

China

thank you for your share

01:52 AM Mar 28 2009 |

mido vip

Egypt

thanx for you work realy it is great

 

11:47 PM Mar 27 2009 |

xqgl

xqgl

China

thank you for your lessons

07:02 AM Mar 18 2009 |

Kas-ye

Kas-ye

Yemen

That's useful!...thanks

06:52 AM Mar 18 2009 |

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