The Future with "Be Going To"
In English, there are many ways of expressing future time. One of the most common is the "be going to" constructon. This page will explain how to form the future with "be going to", and what the main meaning of this construction is.
How to form "be going to" sentencesTo make a verb form with "be going to", you first put "be" into the correct form to agree with the subject, and then add "going to" + the simple form of the verb. Note also that "be" is often shortened. This table lists the main forms:
The meaning of "be going to" future forms"Be going to" is usually used when something is already planned or definite. Look at the difference between these sentences: