Form of the going to – future

How do we form the going to-future?

We use a form of to be (am, are or is), going to and the infinitive of the verb.

to be (am, are, is) + going toinfinitive

1. Affirmative sentences in the going to-future

  • am going to play football.
  • You are going to play football.
  • He is going to play football.
  • She is going to play football.
  • It is going to play football.
  • We are going to play football.
  • You are going to play football.
  • They are going to play football.

► Use am with Iis with hesheit and are with we, you and they.

2. Negative sentences in the going to-future

  • am not going to play football.
  • You are not going to play football.
  • He is not going to play football.
  • She is not going to play football..
  • It is not going to play football.
  • We are not going to play football.
  • You are not going to play football.
  • They are not going to play football.

Short forms in the going to-future