Exercise 1: future with ‘going to’

(Practise using the future and conjugating ‘going to’)

Future with ‘going to’ – cloze test (difficulty: 1 of 5 – easy)

Fill the gaps with the correct form of ‘to be going to’ of the respective verb in brackets for the future. Do not use any short or contracted forms for this. For the conjugation, you need the verb forms of the present continuous.

  • Example: “They __________ to Paris.” (fly) → “They are going to fly to Paris.”

You can check your results with the button below after you have finished. If you still require help with the topic, reread the use and formation of the future with ‘to be going to’. You may also use the hint button, but note that you will lose points for that.

  1. I’ve bought some sausages and I’m getting hungry. I something. (eat)
  2. John has missed the train. He late again. (be)
  3. There is an interesting show on TV. I it this afternoon. (watch)
  4. Which car you ? (buy)
  5. We’re planning a trip at the moment. We to South Africa. (fly)
  6. Look at the dark clouds. It seems like it . (rain)
  7. An old friend of mine wrote me a letter. I him later. (answer)
  8. Peter says he around the world. (travel)
  9. Carol and I are moving to Madrid next month. We a lot of help. (need)
  10. My car is very dirty. I it. (wash)

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