Exercise 1 Choose correct forms. Exercise 2 Correct mistakes – will and going to exercises pdf tenses, going to or will? Exercise 4 Rewrite the wrong information.
Exercise 6 Change statements into questions. Exercise 7 Make questions with words in brackets. Going to exercises PDF Printable exercises to practise affirmative, negative and question forms.
PDF Learn to use these forms for scheduled activities, fuuture plans and future arrangements. PDF Exercises to practise differences between these three forms. Mixed exercises PDF Compare the present tenses and going to with other English tenses. Be going to is used for intentions.
We use it for decisions that we made before the moment of speaking. I am going to clean the car and you can pack the suitcase. I have decided how to do it.
We are going to reconstruct our house. We intend to do it in the near future. It is also used to express our opinion that something is certain to happen. There is evidence for our prediction.
Our team is going to win. It is 4:0 and two minutes left. I am sure we will win the match. The planes are going to land.
You can see that they are coming closer and closer to the airport. The present continuous is used for our future arrangements and personal plans. The time must also be mentioned, otherwise the sentence would not have a future meaning. I am watching TV tonight.
My sister is seeing the dentist tomorrow morning. She has arranged the time and place.
The continuous is more informal. It is the most usual way of expressing our personal plans. Sometimes we can use both forms, but with a slightly different meaning. I am leaving on Sunday.
Someone else has planned this for me. The time must be mentioned, otherwise the sentence would not have a future meaning. The new shopping centre opens on 1 March. The bus arrives at 6.
It can also describe future arrangements which are scheduled by someone else. I leave on Monday and Ben leaves on Tuesday. About business trips planned by our boss.