Going to & Will

1. Conjugation

Going to

Affirmative

Negative

Interrogative

I am going to work
You aregoing to work
He / She /It is going to work
We are going to work
You are going to work
They are going to work
I am not going to work
You arenot going to work
He / She /It is not going to work
We are not going to work
You are not going to work
They are not going to work

Am I goingto work?
Are you going
to work?
Is he/she/it going to work?
Are we going to work?
Are you going to work?
Are they going to work?

to be + going to + infinitive

to be + not + going to + infinitive

to be + pp + going to + inf

Contracted forms:  am = 'm          am not = 'm not 
                            are= 're           are not = aren't / 're not
                            is = 's             is not= isn't

 

 

Will

Affirmative

Negative

Interrogative

I will work
You will work
He / She /It will work
We will work
You will work
They will work
I will not work
You will not work
He / She /It will not work
We will not worIk
You will not work
They will not work

WillI work?
Will
you work?
Will he/she/it work?
Will we work?
Will you work?
Will they work?

will + infinitive

will + not + infinitive

will+ pp + inf

Note: in the first persons you can also use shall instead of will

Contracted forms: will = 'll / will not = won't / shall not = shan't

 

 

 

2. Use

Going to Will

Intentie (= de beslissing was al lang gemaakt).

I am going to have a cup of coffee

Beslissing op het moment zelf


I will have a cup of coffee.

Voorspelling volgens wat we zien(=wat we zien wat zal gebeuren)

He is going to travel to Ireland.

He is going to hit the ball

Voorspelling (= what we denken dat zal gebeuren).


He will travel to Ireland.

He will hit