Decide which of the following sentences express
facts and predictions, requests, promises, spontaneous decisions, predictions based on present evidence, personal arrangements, scheduled events, activities in progress at a future point in time, an action completed before a particular time in future.
It is 8.30. Jack is leaving his house. He has to be at work at 8.45 but the journey takes 30 minutes. Heis going to be late.
Don’t worry. I won’t forget to post your letter.
I am going to Rome next week.
We are late. The film will have started by the time we get to the cinema.
I think the weather will be nice later.
Ted and Amy have been married for 24 years. Next year they will have been married for 25 years.
I will have done my homework by 6 o’clock tomorrow.
I am having a birthday party tomorrow.
It is cold here. I will shut the door.
I am going to start a computer course.
I apologize for being late. It won’t happen again.
He thinks his team will win the game.
Someone’s knocking on the door. I’ll get it.
I am sure you’ll like your new teacher.
At this time tomorrow I will be playing tennis with Jim.
be going to
1.A: I need to go to the dentist.B: Okay, I …… drive you there.2.A: You shirt is dirty.B: I know. I … wash it later.
A: We haven’t got any tomatoes.B: I know. I … buy some this afternoon.
A: I don’t understand this exercise!B: Don’t worry! I… help you.
A: Why are you so excited?B: I … buy some new clothes next week.
A: It is hot in here.B: I … open the window.
A: I can’t do this puzzle.B: I… show you how to do it.
A: I am not feeling well.B: I … take you to the doctor.
A: What are you doing next weekend?B: I … visit my parents.
A: Why is she wearing these clothes?B: She … have dinner with Paul.11.A: What are Sean’s plans for thesummer?B: He … work at a restaurant to earnsome money.
A: There is a hole in the bottom of the boat.B: The boat … sink.13.A: It’s cold in here, isn’t it?B: Just a minute! I … turn on the heating.14.A: Where are you going?B: I … get some bread from the bakery.15.A: Is this your guide book?B: Yes. I … visit some museums thisweekend.16.A: Would you like me to cook somethingfor you?B: No thanks! I …have dinner withfriends later.
3. Write your own text after reading the model.
I am going to tidy up my room I am going to finish my homework I am going to send e-mails I am going to cook dinner I am going to do laundry I said to myself but then