DIFERENCES between WILL and GOING TO
When we want tothere are different ways of expressing an idea. In this class we are going to focus only on will and going to. However, it is important to remind you that there are other ways which we will cover in future .
For many people, including natives, there is little or no differences between going to and will. Many do not even pay attention to these differences because they just want to communicate and for them both are future and both are the same. But we are not here to simply learn to communicate but to do it effectively and correctly. Therefore, we are going to review the differences.
DIFFERENCES IN USE – Diferencias en el uso entre going to y will
Talking about the futureWe use WILL for the following situations:
- Instant decisions
– PredictionsWe use Going To for:
Look at the following conclusions:
* Entonces la diferencia principal entre GOING TO y WILL es dependiendo de cuando se haya tomado la decisión.Como esta claro, GOING TO es usado para hablar de planes y un plan es una decision tomada en el pasado (VER LA FIGURA ARRIBA) Will por el contrario, es una decision que uno toma en el momento en que uno habla (Desición instantanea).