Slide 1: BE GOING TO FOR THE FUTURE Slide 2: Use be + going to to talk about plans that were made before now . A: Are you free this evening ? B: no we are not . We are going to visit aunt Valerie Slide 3: In some cases you use different forms of the future to say the same thing . In other cases only one or two forms are correct . We are going to learn how to make : Affirmative statements Negative statements Yes/No questions WH questions Using be going to …. Slide 4: SUBJECT + BE I am You are He is She is We are Your are They are It is GOING TO Going to BASE FORM OF VERB study rain COMPLEMENT Tomorrow AFFIRMATIVE STATEMENTS Slide 5: SUBJECT + BE I am You are He is She is We are Your are They are It is NOT Not GOING TO Going to BASE FORM OF VERB study snow COMPLEMENT next week Next week NEGATIVE STATEMENTS Slide 6: BE Am Are Is Are Is SUBJECT I You He She We You They It GOING TO going to BASE FORM OF VERB study rain COMPLEMENT Next week ? Tomorrow ? YES/NO QUESTIONS Slide 7: Wh word What Where When Why Who How How long BE is is are are are am am SUBJECT she The plane you you they I I GOING TO going to BASE FORM OF VERB do? land ? arrive ? go see ? get work COMPLEMENT t here ? t here ? for him ? WH QUESTIONS Slide 8: You can also use be going to to make predictions Example : Those clouds are black . It is going to rain soon . Always use the base form of the verb after be going to . Remenber that the base form does not change . He is going to buy a car. They are going to buy a car. Slide 9: Use probably with be going to for the future to say that your plans are not definite . Example : We are probably going to buy a car next year . When speaking , people often say “ gonna ” for going to , but remember that “ gonna ” is never used in writing .