unit37 - Unit 37: BE GOING TO Going to is a way to talk...

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Unit 37: BE GOING TO Going to is a way to talk about future time. We use the auxiliary verb be (Unit 16) before it and the base form (Unit 14) after it. 1 Formation b e g o i n g t o + BASE FORM STATEMENTS She is going to have a baby. I ’m really going to try hard. W e are not going to have time to finish. H e was n’t going to tell me. QUESTIONS When are you going to see him? W h a t were you going to say ? Is he going to be at home tonight? 2 Use a future intention John says he ’s going to be an engineer when he grows up. (This is what he wants to be.) Are you going to watch the movie this evening? N O T will you I ’m going to speak to him about it. (I have already decided to do this.)
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This note was uploaded on 02/18/2011 for the course ESL 100 taught by Professor Online during the Spring '10 term at Open Uni..

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unit37 - Unit 37: BE GOING TO Going to is a way to talk...

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