English Grammar Exercises for A2 – will and going to

1. Match sentences 1-5 with the decisions, offers and promises (a-e). Complete a-e with will or won’t and the verbs below.

be      carry      have      help      lose

1) This bag is very heavy.

2) See you at eight o’clock.

3) You can borrow phone.

4) I can’t do this maths calculation.

5) What would you like to drink?


a I ________ it for you.

b OK. I ________ late!

c Show it to me and I ________ you.

d I ________ lemonade, please.

e Thanks! I ________ it.

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1) a, ’ll carry,   2) b, won’t be   3) e, won’t tell

4) c, ’ll help   5) d, ’ll have

2. Circle will or going to to complete the predictions.

1) I don’t think Chelsea willaregoingto win the Champions League next year. Their team isn’t strong enough.

2) Look at those clouds. It ‘ll‘s going to snow.

3) Kat hasn’t done any revision. She won’tisn’tgoingto pass her exams.

4) That car is going much too fast! It ‘ll‘s going to crash!

5)willamgoingto email you tonight – I promise!

6) Jack’s holding a tennis racket. He ‘ll‘s going to play tennis!

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1) will   2) ’s going to   3) isn’t going to

4) ’s going to   5) will   6) ’s going to

3. Look at the pictures and complete the predictions with the affirmative or negative form of going to.

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1) She ________. fall.

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2) The cat ________. catch the mouse.

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3) They ________. arrive on time.

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4) He ________. have lunch.

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5) He ________. win.

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1) ‘s going to   2) ’s going to   3) aren’t going to

4) ’s going to   5) isn’t going to

4. Complete the mini-dialogues. Use will or going to and the verbs below.

buy      close      have      sleep      text      visit

Kate     Are you going to Kim’s party tonight?

Toby    I’m not sure. I 1) _____. you this afternoon and let you know.

Zoe       We’ve run out of milk.

Marcus I know. I 2) _____. some this afternoon. It’s already on the shopping list.

Alex     The blue jeans are £20 and the black ones are £22.

Issy   3) _____. the blue ones, please.

Fred     What are you doing in the summer holidays?

Emily  4) _____. cousin in the USA.

George It’s freezing in here!


a OK, I 5) _____. the window.

Kelly  Have you got any plans for Sunday morning?

Darren Yes, I 6) _____. all morning!

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1) ’ll text   2) ’m going to buy   3) ’ll have

4) ’m going to visit   5) ’ll close   6) ’m going to sleep

5. Complete the sentences with will or going to and the verbs in brackets.

1) The sky is so black! It ________ (rain)

2) Are you busy? I ______________ the phone for you. (answer)

3) I’ve decided that I ______________ for a year before I start university. (travel)

4) Yes, take the job. I don’t think you ______________ it. (regret)

5) I promise I ______________ you every day while I’m away. (text)

6) I can’t keep quiet. I ______________ boss what I think. (tell)

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1) is going to rain   2) will answer   3) am going to travel

4) will regret   5) will text   6) am going to tell

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