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Lesson 14 - Animals

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Going to

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We use a form of "to be" with "going to" to talk about the future.

I am going to swim.
I'm not going to swim.

He     is going to swim.
She   isn't going to swim.

You     are going to swim.
They   aren't going to swim.

Mr. Hanks works in the zoo. Make sentences about what he is going to do and what he isn't going to do according to his schedule.


8:00 AM - feed the monkeys
9:00 AM - wash the elephants
11:00 AM - train the parrots
12:00 PM - eat lunch
1:00 PM - clean the lion cage

feed the monkeys (Write the sentence with a contraction like the example.)

feed the elephants (Write the sentence with a contraction like the example.)

1.  wash the elephants

2.  train the parrots

3.  feed the crocodiles

4.  train the tigers

5.  eat lunch

6.  clean the lion cage


Write sentences about what YOU are and aren't going to do tomorrow.

wash the dishes

Possible Answers
I'm going to wash the dishes. (Write the sentence with a contraction.)
                 - or -
I'm not going to wash the dishes. (Write the sentence with a contraction.)

1.  exercise

2.  watch TV

3.  clean the house

4.  cook

5.  study English



Find the Mistake

Find the errors in the sentences.  Write the sentences correctly.

She are a student. --> She is a student. 

1. I'm goin to study.

2. Kangaros live in Australia.

3. The elefants are in Africa and Asia.

4. Are you going work tomorrow?  

5. She's going to buy a rabit.


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