Will going to and present continuous?

Will going to and present continuous?

We don’t use the present continuous when we predict something. Instead, we use going to or will: Present continuous (I am working) Future: be going to (I am going to work)

Will going to present continuous examples?

” I’m meeting my friend for coffee. I’m going to tell her about my new job. Oh she can’t come! Oh well – I’ll take my dog to the beach instead.”

What is difference between present continuous and going to?

‘Going to’ modifies other verbs to make them future tense. When talking about future events, a present continuous emphasizes the events while ‘going to’ is more about the decision to make those evens happen.

Will X going to difference?

Will and Going to Differences in Usage Will is used to express future actions decided at the moment of speaking while Going to describes future plans decided before the moment of speaking.

Will future or present continuous?

Future: present continuous to talk about the future (I’m working tomorrow) We don’t use the present continuous when we predict something. Instead, we use going to or will: It’s going to rain again soon.

Will be going to future continuous?

To form the future continuous with going to, you need to use the correct present form of the verb to be (am/is/are). Then use going to be. Then use the -ing form of the verb.

Will the future continuous?

The will + be + present participle construction always indicates the future continuous tense. Michael will be running a marathon this Saturday. Eric will be competing against Michael in the race. I will be watching Michael and Eric race.

Is going to present continuous or future?

Both going to and present continuous are used to talk about future actions and events that have some present reality. So, for example, if we say that something is happening or going to happen, it is usually already decided or planned. We are going to get new windows. We are getting new windows.

Will for future predictions?

We use both will and to be going to when we want to make a prediction about the future. A prediction is a statement that we make about the future. When a person makes a prediction they say what they think will happen in the future.

Will it be progressive?

There is no future progressive for the “to be” verb. “Will be being” is expressed simply as “will be”: “We will be being happy.”…

Singular Plural
he/she/it will be sleeping they will be sleeping

Will or going to for predictions?

Going to is used with predictions. When you are making a decision use will; use going to after the decision has been made. We sometimes also use the present continuous for planned events in the near future. When we want to talk about future facts or things we believe to be true about the future, we use will.

Can we use ed with Will?

We use will/shall + have + the -ed form of the verb. We use shall only for future time reference with I and we. Shall is more formal than will.