Future Simple or Be Going to – 2

1. Mark:What are you doing with those scissors.

Beth: I ________________ (cut) that picture of the ocean out of the travel magazine.

Mark: What ________________________________ (you, do) with it?

Beth: I ________________ (paint) a watercolour of the ocean for my art class, and I thought I could use this photograph as a model.

 

2. Mark: ________________________________ (you, do) me a favor, Sam?

Sam: Sure, what do you want me to do?

Mark: I ________________ (change) the broken light bulb in the lamp above the dining room table. I need someone to hold the ladder for me while I am up there.

Sam: No problem, I ________________ (hold) it for you.

 

3. Gina: Where are you going?

Ted: I ________________ (go) down the road to pick up some shopping.

Gina: What ________________________________(you, get)?

Ted: I ________________ (buy) some milk, some bread, and some coffee.

 

4. John: Wow, it’s freezing out there.

Jane: I ________________ (make) some tea to warm us up. Do you want a piece of cake as well?

John: Tea sounds great! But I ________________ (have) dinner with some friends later, so I’d better not have the cake.

Jane: I ________________ (go) out to dinner tonight too, but I’m having a piece of cake anyway.

 

5. Frank: I heard you’re taking a Spanish class at night classes.

Tom: Yeah, I ________________ (go) to South America next year and I thought knowing a little Spanish would make the trip easier.

Frank: I ________________ (visit) my brother in Marseilles next year. Maybe I should learn some French.

Tom: I have a course catalogue in the other room. I ________________ (go) get it, and we can see whether or not they’re offering a French course next semester.

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Future Simple or Be Going To – 1

1. A: Why are you holding a piece of paper?

B: I ________________________ (write) a letter to my friends back home in Texas.

2. A: I’m about to fall asleep. I need to wake up!

B: I ________________________ (get) you a cup of coffee. That will wake you up.

3. A: I can’t hear the television!

B: I ________________________ (turn) it up so you can hear it.

4. We are so excited about our trip next month to France. We ________________________ (visit) Paris, Nice and Grenoble.

5. Sarah ________________________ (come) to the party. Oliver ________________________ (be) there as well.

6. Ted: It is so hot in here!

Sarah: I ________________________ (turn) the air-conditioning on.

7. I think he ________________________ (be) the next President of the United States.

8. After I graduate, I ________________________ (attend) medical school and become a doctor. I have wanted to be a doctor all my life.

9. A: Excuse me, I need to talk to someone about our hotel room. I am afraid it is simply too small for four people.

B: That man at the service counter ________________________ (help) you.

10. As soon as the weather clears up, we ________________________ (walk) down to the beach and go swimming.

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