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Short forms and long forms in the Going to-Future

How to use short/contracted forms with the going to-future

We often use short/contracted forms with the going to-future in spoken English.

1. Affirmative sentences in the going to-future

pronounlong formshort/contracted form
Iam going to shopIm going to shop
he, she, ithe is going to shophes going to shop
we, you, theywe are going to shopwere going to shop

2. Negative sentences in the going to-future

pronounlong formshort/contracted form
Iam not going to shopIm not going to shop
he, she, ithe is not going to shophe isn’t going to shop
hes not going to shop
we, you, theywe are not going to shopwe aren’t going to shop
were not going to shop