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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #129194: Be going to
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    Be going to

    We use 'be going to'

    1. To talk about an intention.

    Examples: When I grow up I am going to be a cook.

                    He doesn't like his job. He is going to look for a new one.


    2. To talk about something that is 'sure' to happen.There is present evidence of this.


    She has got her kimono on. She is going to do judo.

    Why are they standing there ?. They are going to take the bus.


    I am going to start.

    You are going to start.

    He/She/It is going to start.

    We are going to start.

    They are going to start.


    To make a sentence negative, put 'not' after the verb 'be'.              Example: I'm angry with Tom. I am not going to talk to him.

    To make a question, put 'be' before the  subject.                           Example: Tom is going to the café.Who is he going with?


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    1. I 'm too tired to cook. I (order) a takeaway.

    2. Why is he filling the bucket with water ? He (wash) the windows.

    3. Look how fast she's running! She (win) the race.

    4. What kind of cake are you going to buy? I (buy) a chocolate one.

    5. They are buying some new plants. They (put) them in the front garden.

    6. We are going to the cinema. We (see) a horror film.

    7. How long are they going to play basketball? They (play) for an hour.

    8. I gave my homework to the teacher. He (correct) it this evening.

    9. Tom is starting university in September.What (study)?.

    10. The sky is blue. It (not-rain).We can go to the beach.

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