Grammar Video|Pre-Int|21. Be going to

Going to and Present Continuous


Find out how to talk about your personal future plans

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Thomas: Hi, Rose! I’m in town. What are you doing on Friday evening? Can we meet up?

Rose: Hey! I am having dinner with my parents at 7. How about 9 p.m.?

Thomas: 9 o’clock is fine.

Rose: Deal! When are you leaving?

Thomas: I‘m going to leave next week.


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be going to

I am going to + V1







Present Continuous

I am + Ving








🔹Use be going to for a plan made in the past before the moment of speaking

They are going to travel to the USA. (not a firm plan)

He isn’t going to come to the party.

🔹Use Present Continuous for a personal arrangement with fixed time and/or place

What are you doing on Friday evening? (a firm plan)

I am flying to Lisbon in July.


Complete the e-mail with following verbs and «going to»

Make questions with the verbs in brackets. Use «going to»

Use these jumbled words to make negative questions

Use the words in brackets and «going to» to do the following:

1. Complete the question.

2. Correct the wrong information.

3. Write the correct answer.


(you |have) ……….. a new car?

(we | not buy) ………… a new car.

(we | look for | a used car) …………. a used car.

Are you going to have a new car?

We aren’t going to buy a new car.

We are going to look for a used car.

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  1. 1. Grammar video|Pre-Int|1. May or Might
  2. 2. Grammar video|Pre-Int|2. Modal Verbs (Have to, Don't have to, Must, Mustn't)
  3. 3. Grammar video|Pre-Int|3. Should, shouldn't
  4. 4. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|4. Questions With and Without Auxiliaries
  5. 5. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|5. Word Order in Questions
  6. 6. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|6. Conjunctions
  7. 7. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|7. Relative Clauses
  8. 8. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|8. Reported Speech
  9. 9. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|9. Expressing Movements
  10. 10. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|10. Passive voice
  11. 11. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|11. Phrasal Verbs
  12. 12. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|12. So Neither + Auxiliary
  13. 13. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|13. Used to
  14. 14. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|14. Uses of the infinitive
  15. 15. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|15. Verb + ing
  16. 16. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|16. Present Simple
  17. 17. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|17. Past Simple
  18. 18. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|18. Present Continuous
  19. 19. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|19. Past Continuous
  20. 20. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|20. Present Perfect
  21. 21. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|21. Be going to
  22. 22. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|22. Will
  23. 23. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|23. Present Continuous for Future
  24. 24. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|24. Quantifiers
  25. 25. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|25. Something, anything, nothing, etc.
  26. 26. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|26. Comparatives
  27. 27. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|27. Superlatives
  28. 28. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|28. First Conditional
  29. 29. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|29. Second Conditional
  30. 30. Grammar Video|Pre-Int|30. Past Perfect Simple