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Our snug tiny island in the universe of language
         
     

 

 

       
       

             
   

 

 

¡AR-GEN-TI-NA...AR-GEN-TI-NA...Estoy emocionado por el partido de fútbol de esta noche.  -Bueno, pero yo no lo voy a mirar.    -  ¿Por qué no?  -Porque luego del partido...¡La presidenta va a dar un discurso!  Cualquier cosa puede suceder...

   
  New words  Palabras nuevas
excited: emocionada/o
why: ¿por qué?
because: porque
after: después
to give a speech: dar un discurso
'Pan y circo'
 

Future with going to
 

Tiempo futuro con 'going to'
 

 

        Use going to to express what we intend to do in the future. Generally it is something that we have already decided to do.   

 
  Structure for:  Positive sentences        
Subject verb to be auxiliary verb    verb
I am going to study  tonight.
Peter is going to visit his granny  tomorrow.       
We are going to watch  a movie this Saturday.  

 

 

 


          Usamos el going to para expresar lo que queremos hacer en el futuro. Generalmente es algo que ya tenemos decidido hacer.


 
 
       
Voy a estudiar esta noche.

Pedro va a visitar a su abuelita mañana.

Vamos a ver una película este sábado

 

 

 

 


 
Structure for:   Negative sentences  
       
Subject verb to be not auxiliary verb verb  
I am  not going to go out  tonight.
Luisa is  not going to the party! What a pity...
We are  not going to the cinema this Saturday
        We have no money!
           

       
         No voy a salir esta noche  
        ¡Luisa no va a ir a la fiesta! Que pena...  
        No vamos al cine este sábado. ¡No tenemos dinero!  
       
     

 

 

 


 
Structure for :   Interrogative sentences:       A) Yes /No questions  
       
verb to be Subject   auxiliary verb verb  
Am I   going to meet Pamela  tonight?
Is  she   going to the party?  
Are  they   going to the cinema this Saturday?
         
           

       
        ¿Voy a encontrarme con Pamela esta noche?
        ¿Va a venir a la fiesta?
       ¿Van a ir al cine esta noche?  
       
     

You have already study these yes no answers...Have you? More reasons for you to practice!!!!
 
  Yes, no answers (positive) yes, no aswers (negative)
 
  Yes, I

am

  No, I am not
  Yes, you

are

  No,    
  Yes, he  is   No,   is not
  Yes, she is   No,    
  Yes, it is   No,    
  Yes, we are   No,   are not
  Yes, they are   No,    

 

 

 

Ya has estudiado estas respuestas cortas...¿Cierto? ¡Más razones para ti para practicar!!!

Respuestas sí, no (positivas) Respuestas sí, no (negativas)
Sí, (yo)

voy

  No,   no voy
Sí, (tu)

vas

  No,   no vas
Sí, he  va   No,   no va
Sí, she va   No,    
Sí, it va   No,    
Sí, we vamos   No,   etc
Sí, they van   No,    

 

 

 

     

Interrogative sentences:

Wh questions

Typical wh questions using going to:

 
  Wh word + verb to be +subject auxiliary verb verb   
  What am I going to go?  
  What are you going to do first?
  What is he going to do tomorrow?
  What are we going to eat tonight?

 

 

 Oraciones interrogativas:

B) Preguntas wh

Preguntas usuales en donde usas going to:

 

 

¿Que voy a hacer?

¿Que es lo primero que vas a hacer?

¿Que va a hacer mañana?

¿Que vamos a comer esta noche?

 

 

     

 

     

Activity: Complete the sentences with the verbs in brackets
 

  Actividad: Completa las oraciones con los verbos que están entre paréntesis.  


 

  Si tienes dudas del significado de alguno de estos verbos trata de usar un diccionario. Es bueno que si realmente deseas aprender inglés te hagas el hábito de leer algunas palabras del diccionario cada día. Tómalo con seriedad.
 

Scorer Right  Scorer Wrong 

                                                                                                        

  What are you going to do with all this money? "I am going to round the world" (fly, travel, have)

  Tomorrow I am going to  lots of these pots!      (sell, watch, go)

 For my next holidays, I am going to to Paris.   (watch, fly, start)

  Lia is going toa baby in a couple of months. She is pregnant.   (give, have, make)

 I am not going tomaths this semester. I am too tired!   (study, go, have)

 This formula is miraculous. I am going to millions of dollars with it! (have, make, go)

 I am going to her a great present for our next Valentine's.   (leave, find, give)

 She wants to go out. But where is she going to? It is Sunday and the shops are closed. (go, have, fly)

I am going toa boyfriend one of these days!  (make, find, leave)

 We are going tothe empire! Trust me!  (conquer, leave, have)

  Tomorrow I am going tothis place... (leave, start, go)

   Hey I am going toa new businnes. How about selling credit cards?  (find, fly, start)

 I am going to my boyfriend. I don't love him any more... (have, make, leave)

Next week we are going to this movie. Do you want to come?  (sell, travel, watch)

  They are going to to Bermuda for their honeymoon.  (fly, escape, make)

  I am going to from this asylum in a couple of weeks!  (leave, go, escape)

 

 

              

 

 

 

 

 

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