- Going to
- Presente Continuous
- É usado para falar sobre planos e intenções:
- I’m going to travel on Sunday
- They are goinjg to play tennis tomorrow.
- We’re not going to have a meeting on Friday.
- Are you going to work on Saturday? Yes, I am/No, I’m not.
- What are you going to tonight?
- Is she going to stay here next week?
- É usado para falar sobre planos:
- I’m travelling on Sunday.
- They are playnig tennis tomorrow.
- We’re not having a meeting on Friday.
- Are you working on Saturday? Yes, I am. / No, I’m not.
- What are you doing tonight?
- É usado para falar sobre decisões espontâneas
- Oh, I left the door open. I will close it.
- What would you like to drink? I will have a coke.
- Did you call Michael? Oh, no. I forgot. I’ll do it now.
2. É usado para fazer promessas.
- I won’t tell Luis what you said. I promise.
- Thank you for lending me the money. I‘ll pay you back on Friday.
3. É usado com alguns verbos e expressões: think, believe, guess, problably, suppose, I’m sure, etc.
- I’ve invited her to the party. Did you think she will come?
- My car needs to be repaired. How much do you think it will cost?
- Do you think you will like the course? Yes, I’m sure I will.
- I guess I won’t have money to travel at the end of the year.
4. É usado para falar sobre previsões.
- You will be a rich man and will have three kids.
- The president will not be re-elected
5. É usado para apresentar sequência.
- In this chapter, first we will present the introduction.
Fonte: Curso de Leitura Acadêmica I – Centro de Línguas da Faculdade de Filosofia, Letras e Ciências Humanas (FFLCH) – USP