Making Predictions

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Predictions

When making predictions (what we think will happen in the future) we can either use:

  • will followed by the verb without to,
  • or going to followed by the verb
What (do you think) will happen?
is going to happen?

 

(I think) … will …
won’t …
is going to …
isn’t going to …

Examples of making predictions

  • “What do you think will happennext year?”
  • “Next week is going to bevery busy, I think.”
  • “There won’t bea rise in house prices next year.”
  • “He isn’t going to winthe election.”