Future with Going To – Detailed Expression

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Future with Going To – Detailed Expression

Use “going to” to talk about future plans and predictions.

She’s going to have a baby.

It’s going to rain soon. next month.

Positive:

Full Form Contracted Form Going to
I am I'm
You are You're
He / She / It is He's / She's / It's going to take a test tomorrow
We are We're
They are They're


Note: In fast spoken English, “going to” often sounds like gonna: “We’re gonna take a test tomorrow.”

Negative:

Full Form Contracted Form 1 Contracted Form 2 Going to
I am not I'm not —-
You are not You’re not You aren’t
He / she is not He’s / She’s not He / she isn’t going to take a test tomorrow
It is not It’s not It isn’t
We are not We’re not We aren’t
They are not They’re not They aren’t

Question:

Am I
Are you
Is he / she / it going to take a test tomorrow?
Are we
Are they

Don’t forget “am/is/are”!

I going to buy some new shoes next week.(false)
I’m going to buy some new shoes next week.(true)

She not going to watch TV.(false)
She’s not going to watch TV.(true)

They going to get married in June.(false)
They’re going to get married in June.(true)

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