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Going to 1. PRESENTATION I'm going to spend my holidays in the Coromandel Peninsula. We're going to meet our friends at 8 pm. He isn't going to invite Martha to his party. You aren't going to buy that new videogame. Are we going to go to the beach this weekend? What are they going to do tomorrow night? Who's going to take you home? 2. FORM 'Going to' is formed with the present simple of to be (am, is are), going to and the base form of the verb. 'Going to' se forma con el presente simple del verbo to be (am, is are), going to y la forma base del verbo. For the negative form, we put the negative particle not after to be ('m not, aren't, isn't) and then going to and the base form of the verb. Para la forma negativa, colocamos la partĂ­cula negativa not detrĂĄs del verbo to be ('m not, aren't, isn't) y luego going to y la forma base del verbo. For the interrogative form, we only move to be (am, is, are) before the subject. Para la forma interrogativa, colocamos el verbo to be (am, is, are) delante del sujeto Infinitive: to work Base form: work Affirmative

Negative

Interrogative

I 'm going to work

I'm not going to work

Am I going to work?

You're going to work

You arent' going to work

Are you going to work?

He/she/it 's going to work

He/she/it isn't going to work Is he/she/it going to work?

We 're going to work

We aren't going to work

Are we going to work?

You're going to work

You aren't going to work

Are you going to work?

They're going to work

They aren't going to work

Are they going to work?

3. USES - Future plans and intentions: we express plans and intentions for the future, realistic or non-realistic. Planes e intenciones futuras: Expresamos planes e intenciones para el futuro, realistas o no realistas

I'm going to be an astronaut when I grow up. Voy a ser astronauta cuando crezca

My best friend is going to move to Queenstown in September. Mi mejor amiga se va a mudar a Queenstown, en septiembre - Predictions based on evidence: we predict what is going to happen because we have present evidence of it.


Predicciones basadas en evidencias: Predecimos lo que va a ocurrir porque tenemos evidencias presentes o pruebas de ello

Look at those dark clouds! It's going to rain. Mira esas nubes oscuras! Va a llover Be careful! You're going to fall down. ยกTen cuidado! Te vas a caer 4. TYPICAL TIME EXPRESSIONS Future time expressions: next weekend, tonight, when I grow up ...

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