Tu amigo que habla inglés te pregunta qué planes tienes para el fin de semana. ¿Cómo le respondes?

En inglés existen 2 formas para expresar el futuro: «will» y «going to«. Hoy te explicamos en qué casos se usa cada una de ellas.

GOING TO

Utilizamos «going to» para expresar lo siguiente:

1. PLANES

We’re going to London next month.
I’m going to write a book this year.
I’m going to work in the UK for 2 months.
When is your sister going to visit you?
I’m going to go to university next year.

2. PREDICCIONES

It’s going to rain tonight.
That team is going to win.
We’re going to be late!
I haven’t studied. I am not going to pass the exam.
That chair is not safe. The baby is going to fall!

WILL

Utilizamos «will» para expresar lo siguiente:

1. PROMESAS

I’ll always love you.
I won’t tell your secret.
I won’t forget to call you.
I promise I will buy you this toy.
Thank you for lending me the money. I will pay you back next week.

2. DECISIONES ESPONTÁNEAS

-We need sugar. -I’ll go buy some.
-My homework is so hard. -I’ll help you.
I’m tired. I think I’ll take a nap.
I will pay for lunch.
The phone is ringing. I’ll answer it.

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