Life

Elementary Unit 9a
going to

Hi K,
I’m doing my final exams this week. I’m going to travel around the USA in August and September.
What about you? What are you going to do?
Luke

Presentation
Use going to for future intentions. It is similar to the present continuous.
Yes/No questions

Affirmative and negative
I

’m
’m not

He
She

’s
isn’t

You
We
They

’re
aren’t

Are

you

going to

travel around the USA?

Short answers
going to

travel around the USA.

Yes, I am.

No, I’m not.

Wh- questions
What

are you

going to

do?

Key vocabulary Education: university, primary school, college, exam

Exercises
1 What are they going to do in the summer? Answer the questions.

1

I’m going to travel
around the USA.

I’m going to
learn to drive.

I’m going to work
in a laboratory.

Mike

4

3

2

We’re going to have
a holiday in Spain.

Julia

1 What’s Mike going to do?

George and Morry

Nicola

He’s going to travel around the USA.

2 What’s Julia going to do?
3 What are George and Morry going to do?
4 What’s Nicola going to do?
Practical Grammar 1

1

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