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How to form "be going to" sentences

To make a verb form with "be going to", you first put "be" into the correct form to agree
with the subject, and then add "going to" + the simple form of the verb. Note also that "be"
is often shortened. This table lists the main forms:

Subject Statement Question Negative

I am not going to
I am going to
Am I going to leave.
I leave.
leave? I'm not going to
I'm going to leave.
leave.

You are not going to


You are going to leave.
leave. Are you going to You aren't going to
You You're going to leave? leave.
leave. You're not going to
leave.

He is not going to
He is going to leave.
leave. Is he going to He's not going to
He He's going to leave? leave.
leave. He isn't going to
leave.

She is not going to


She is going to leave.
leave. Is she going to She's not going to
She She's going to leave? leave.
leave. She isn't going to
leave.

It is not going to
It is going to leave. Is it going to leave.
It It's going to leave. leave? It's not going to
leave.
It isn't going to
leave.

We are not going to


We are going to leave.
leave. Are we going to We're not going to
We We're going to leave? leave.
leave. We aren't going to
leave.

They are not going


They are going to to leave.
leave. Are they going to They're not going to
They They're going to leave? leave.
leave. They aren't going to
leave.

The meaning of "be going to" future forms


"Be going to" is usually used when something is already planned or definite. Look at the
difference between these sentences:

I'll make the supper.

(Making a decision/volunteering to do something.)

I'm going to make the supper.

(This is already planned and organized.)