Unit 2.2

La costruzione verbale Be going to

Verb Phrase

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Introduction

La costruzione verbale be going to si usa per parlare del futuro. {vedi Be going to, livello A1}.

Form

{vedi Be going to, livello A1}.

Example

Previsioni

  • The profit is low. We are going to go bankrupt.
  • The profit is high. We are not going to go bankrupt.
  • The profit is low. Are we going to go bankrupt?

Cose che stanno per accadere

  • Look at the sky. It is going to rain.
  • Look at the sky. It is not going to rain.
  • Look at the sky. Is it going to rain?

Ordini

  • You are going to talk to the boss!
  • He is going to work as a babysitter.
  • They are not going to meet with the client.

Use

Usiamo il futuro con be going to per parlare di:

  • Previsioni (basato su segnali che vediamo al momento);
  • Cose che stanno per accadere (siamo sicuri che accadano);
  • Ordini (forme affermative e negative).

Summary

Possiamo usare be going to per parlare di previsioni, cose che stanno per accadere e ordini.

Per esempio:
— “I am going to work on an important project next month.” =  be going to
♦ “I am working on an important project next month.” = present continuous

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

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