3.30.3: Year 3 American English Lessons with Maestro Sersea

Hello students! Congratulations on completing Years 1 and 2 of American English. Now that you are better prepared and that your American English is stronger, during years 3, 4, and 5 of your American English studies with Maestro Sersea, you will receive a different English grammar lesson each week.

You are encouraged to do your best to learn from each English grammar lesson as well as do further research via the Google search engine below if you need to learn more about each grammar topic.  Type the topic you’re searching for in the “Enhanced by Google” box below so you can search for more information.

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  1. Lesson 3.30.3: year 3
    Grammar lesson, ” Will vs be going to.”
    Will is used when we are talking about something with absolute certainly. Be going to is used when we want to emphasis our decision or the evidence in the present, for example…
    ” Will”
    I will go to cinema tonight.
    She will wash the clothes tomorrow.
    They will take the bus for the hotel.
    ”Going to.”
    It is going to rain tomorrow.
    I am going to take responsibility of making food.
    He is going to be part of this management.

  2. Dear teacher,
    Lesson 3.30.3: year 3
    Grammar lesson, ” Will vs be going to.” Simple Future Tense With “Will”
    Simple future tense helps indicate that something will happen in the future. A future tense with will is used to state something with absolute certainty.
    The structure for a future tense with will is: subject + will + base of a verb.
    I will eat at Fuddruckers.
    The structure of a negative future tense is: subject + will + not + base of a verb.
    I will not join you for lunch today.
    Remember, that won’t is a contraction of will not.
    I won’t be going to tomorrow’s office party.
    Will is often used while making a rapid decision.
    Sure, I’ll (I will) get you a slice of pizza.
    Simple Future Tense With “Going To”
    When using a future tense, going to is used to reference an event that has already been planned.
    Last week, they decided they are going to get married in December.
    Going to is also used when there is evidence in the present that emphasizes something will happen.
    You’re going to fall if you don’t tie your shoelaces.
    The structure of using going to in future tense is: subject + form of “to be” (am/is/are) + going to + base of a verb.
    I am going to travel to Ireland for vacation next month.
    He is going to feel sad if you don’t invite him to the party.
    They are going to go to his parents’ house.

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