Talking about the future
In the movie on TV, the phone rings and the star says, “I’ll get it.” A little while later, he looks out the window and remarks , “it’s going to rain.”
Now in both situations the character is talking about future situation, but why does he use “will” for the first and “going to” for the second? Confusing, isn’t it? Read on and be confused no more!
When you are talking about the future, you can often use either “will” or “going to”
My brother will move to Medan next week.
My brother is going to move to Medan next week.
How will you get the money?
How are you going to get the money?