Form of the going to-future

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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 to + infinitive

1. Affirmative sentences in the going to-future

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

► Use am with I,
is with he, she, it
and with all other pronouns are.

2. Negative sentences in the going to-future

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

Short/contracted forms in the going to-future


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