All the ways you can use "will" in English.
"Will" is a very important, basic word in English. It's original meaning was "wish" or "desire". Now we use it in many ways. The word has become an important part of English grammar.
It is used in these main ways:
A short list of all the ways to speak about the future in English.
|Future simple||Predictions||will VERB||She will enjoy the trip.|
|Decisions||will VERB||I think I will watch a movie tonight.|
|Willingness||will VERB||I will go if you want.|
Used to talk about plans, predict future events, give commands and refuse.
"Be going to" is used like an auxiliary verb. We use "be going to" just like other auxiliary verbs (e.g. "can" or "should"):
When we use auxiliary verbs, we change the meaning of the sentence a little. In the examples above, using different words changes the sentence from being about ability (1), to obligation (2) and then to a plan (3):Read more · 続きを読む
A list of auxiliary verbs used in English and their uses.
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