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Transcript of Future tenses
We use future with WILL for:
decisions made at the moment of speaking
She will be a doctor in 10 years.
I won't eat that.
When will the show begin?
BE ABOUT TO
be about to
events in the immediate future
I can't talk to you now; I'm about to go to a meeting.
He is about to finish; he's in the last exercise.
You are about to listen to a new song.
BE GOING TO
We use future with be going to for:
plans or intentions for the future, decided before the moment of speaking
make predictions about the future based on present information
We can list:
Be going to
Be about to
We are going to go to Canada.
I am not going to make it. There's a lot of traffic.
They are going to lose this game.
We use present continuous for:
A formal arrangement
Mention specific time in the future
I'm traveling to New York on Thursday evening.
They aren't coming to the theater.
They're coming at noon.
We use simple present for:
A scheduled event
The concert starts at 8 o'clock.
What time does the train leave?
Made by Roberto Diez