Will, Be going to, or The Present Continuous Tense: Exercise

By | December 13, 2018

Instruction: Decide whether you should use will, be going to, or the present continuous tense for the verb in the brackets. In some situations, more than one verb form is possible. In this case, you should make sure you know the meaning.

1. Lina (come) … to visit us here in Yogyakarta next week. I can’t wait to see her.

2. The girl next door (get) … married next week. Everything has been arranged for her by her parents.

3. He (not, go) … to the movie tonight. He (do) … his homework with some of his classmates.

4. I have a headache. I (see) … the doctor this evening.

5. Good luck, you all guys. I know you (win) … .

6. We have practiced so hard for the past few weeks. I believe we (win) … the singing contest.

7. Coming to realize that today is the deadline, he says he (submit) … the proposal by email, instead of by post.

8. Oh my God! Look! The plane (crash) … . One of its wings is broken.

9. Ricky (write) … us a letter as soon as he arrives in Sidney.

10. A: Is it a big secret?
B: Yes, it is. But, I (tell) … you the truth tomorrow night.

11. A: What (you, do) … tonight?
B: I (do) … my homework.

12. The woman is pregnant. She (give) … birth very soon.

13. A: Where is Junaidi?
B: He has gone fishing. He (come) … back before 2 PM.

14. Look! The man (jump) … into the swimming pool from such a high place.

15. I just founf out that the bicycle brake system is not working properly. I (take) … it to the mechanic right now.


  1. is coming
  2. is getting
  3. is not going to go, is going to do
  4. will see
  5. will win
  6. will win
  7. will submit
  8. is going to crash
  9. will write
  10. am going to tell
  11. are you going to do/are you doing
  12. is going to give
  13. will come
  14. is going to jump
  15. will take

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