How to Use Going to and Will — Learn English Grammar

266696453_c0310dd90e_zHave you decided yet that you are going to learn English, or will you choose another language? Learning to understand a language is a choice, and that choice is yours. The difference between using “going to” and “will” is not very large and native English speakers are going to understand what you mean. So fear not, and forge ahead in your quest to improve your English.


The phrase “going to” is often used to speak of the future but with a link to the present. For instance, you might say, “I think it’s going to snow because the sky looks ominous.”


If, on the other hand, you are looking to the future with no real attachment to the present, use “will.” An example of this would be, “Those suitcases look heavy. I will carry them for you.”


Although some English grammar rules like these have subtle differences. It is often these subtle differences that make you appear to be more in command of English, and therefore make you seem more like a native English speaker. Make your way to Go Natural English now, and find many more tips on how you can learn English like a native.



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