Future Tense: Will and Going to
Will is used to describe:
- Unplanned actions.
- Voluntary actions.
- Immediate decisions.
- Future events not under our control.
- Uncertain situations.
I will make a cake for you.
He will probably pass his exams.
I will call you when I arrive.
Be Going To
Be going to is used to describe:
- Planned actions.
- Predictions based on present evidence.
I am going to swim.
They are going to marry next month.
He’s going to wash the car.
Will + Not:
I will not see Arda this morning.
He won’t come to work today.
Be Going To + Not:
I am not going to learn German next year.
You aren’t going to meet John tonight.
Will I see you again?
Will you get up early tomorrow morning?
Be Going To:
Am I going to study English?
Are you going to call me later?
Is the teacher going to give a test next lesson?
It will rain.
It’s going to rain.