Future Tense with Will and Be Going to + Verb World Link 2 Unit 6
Two Ways to Express the Future Will and Be Going to + Verb Subject + will + verb Subject + be + going to + verb
Use Will + Verb to Volunteer or to Express Willingness A: I’m cold. B: I’ll turn on the heat. A: I don’t understand this sentence. B: Ask the teacher. She’ll help you.
Use Will + Verb for Scheduled Events Christmas will be on a Tuesday this year. Monday will be your first day of work.
Use Will for Promises A: Don’t forget to mail the letter. B: I’ll go to the post office after work. A: I’ll call you Monday morning. I won’t forget. B: Okay. Thanks.
Use Will for Predictions Be careful! The floor is wet. You’ll fall.
Will + Verb Question: Will + subject + verb + ? Negative: Subject + will + not (won’t) + verb
Contractions and Pronunciation with Will I will = You will = He will = She will = It will = They will = We will = My friend will = The dog will = Maria will = Bob will = The students will =
Review: “Will” for Offering Help What will you say? Working with a partner, write a short conversation for each situation. 1.The telephone is ringing. I’m in the shower. 2. My car won’t start. 3. I have to be at work right now, and the babysitter isn’t here. 4.Your music is too loud. I can’t sleep. 5.My books are so heavy. 6.I don’t understand this grammar. 7.I have a job interview in Oakland, but I don’t know how to get there. 8.Where’s Susie? She’s late!
Use Be Going to + Verb to Express a Prior Plan A: Why did you buy this paint? B: I’m going to paint my bathroom tonight.
Use Be Going to + Verb for Predictions Be careful! The floor is wet. You’re going to fall.
Be Going to + Verb Question: Be + subject + going to + verb + ? Negative: Subject + be + not + going to + verb
Contractions and Pronunciation with Be Going to + Verb I am going to = You are going to = He is going to = She is going to = It is going to = We are going to = They are going to = My friend is going to = The students are going to =
Writing Practice Change to future with be going to + verb 1.They (take) a vacation next year. 2.She (study) art at San Diego State University. 3.We (have) a party next weekend. 4.I (buy) a new car. 5.Mary and Bob (get) married. 6.He (look) for a new job. 7.The boss (give) everyone a pay raise. 8.One student (be) absent tomorrow. 9.I (no spend) any more money.
What do you think? Use Will or Be Going to + Verb What are your predictions about the future? Working with a partner, write 5 sentences.
Let’s Practice the Future Tense Will Be going to Will or Be going to + Verb Will or Be going to + Verb : Exercises 18, 19, and 20