Unit 7.1

La costruzione verbale Be going to

Verb Phrase

Be going to é una costruzione verbale che usiamo per parlare del futuro.

Affermativa

La struttura nella forma affermativa è:
Subject + to be + going to + verb + …

  • La forma breve affermativa é la stessa del verbo 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

Negativa

La struttura nella forma negativa é:
Subject + to be + not + going to + verb + …

  • La forma breve negativa é la stessa del verbo 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

Interrogativa

La struttura nella forma interrogativa è:
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 ?

Affermativa

  • I 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.

Negativa

  • I 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.

Interrogativa

  • 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?

Usiamo to be going to per parlare di intenzioni e piani per il futuro.

NOTE: Possiamo usare gonna invece di going to in contesti informali.

Be going to si usa per parlare di intenzioni e piani futuri.

  • Forma affermativa: Subject + to be + going to + verb + …
  • Forma negativa: Subject + to be + not + going to + verb + …
  • Forma interrogativa: To be + subject + going to + verb + …?

Per esempio:
—Forma affermativa: “I am going to go to work”.
—Forma negativa: “I am not going to go to work, I am going to the shop.”
—Forma interrogativa: Are you going to work?”

Rivediamo questo contenuto nella sezione{Form}. Dai un’occhiata alla sezione {Example} che mostra il suo uso in un contesto.

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