Unit 7.1

Be going to

Verb Phrase

Be going to es una estructura que se refiere al futuro.

Afirmativo

Su estructura, en la forma afirmativa, es:
Subject + to be + going to + verb + …

  • La forma abreviada del afirmativo es igual que la forma abreviada de to be: I’m – you’re – he’s…
Subject To Be going to Verb
I am going to work
You are going to work
He is going to work
She is going to work
It is going to work
We are going to work
You are going to work
They are going to work

Negativo

Su estructura, en la forma negativa:
Subject + to be + not + going to + verb + …

  • La forma abreviada del negativo es igual que la forma abreviada de to be: I’m not – you’re not/you aren’t – he’s not/he isn’t…
Subject To Be + not going to Verb
I am not going to work
You are not going to work
He is not going to work
She is not going to work
It is not going to work
We are not going to work
You are not going to work
They are not going to work

Interrogativo

Su estructura, en la forma interrogativa, es:
To be + subject + going to + verb + …?

To Be Subject going to Verb Question
Mark
Am I going to work ?
Are you going to work ?
Is he going to work ?
Is she going to work ?
Is it going to work ?
Are we going to work ?
Are you going to work ?
Are they going to work ?

Afirmativo

  • am going to the shop this weekend.
  • When he grows up, he is going to be the boss.
  • We are going to visit your company today.

Negativo

  • am not going to the shop this weekend.
  • When he grows up, he is not going to be the boss.
  • We are not going to visit your company today.

Interrogativo

  • Am I going to the shop this weekend?
  • Is he going to be the boss when he grows up?
  • Are we going to visit your company today?

Podemos usar be going to cuando queremos expresar intenciones y planes para el futuro.

NOTA: Podemos usar gonna en vez de going to en contextos informales.

Be going to se refiere a intenciones fuertes y planes para el futuro.

  • Afirmativo: Subject + to be + going to + verb + …
  • Negativo: Subject + to be + not + going to + verb + …
  • Interrogativo: To be + subject + going to + verb + …?

Por ejemplo:
— Afirmativo: «I am going to go to work
— Negativo: «I am not going to go to work, I am going to the shop
— Interrogativo: «Are you going to work?»

Vamos a revisar este contenido dentro de la sección {Form}. Echa un vistazo a la sección {Example} que muestra su uso en contexto.

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