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    In what case do i say: ''I'll be going ...'' and when ''I'll go...'' ??. For example someone told me : ''This summer i'll be going to Germany''. Is it correct too by using ''i'll go'' in this sentence? Can you give arguments if yes or not? Thank you a lot.

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    Default Re: i'll go/ i'll be going

    It depends on context.
    Q: What are you doing for vacation this year?
    A: This summer I'll be going to Germany.

    Q: Where are you going on vacation this year?
    A: Last year I went to France. This year I am going to Germany.
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    But...couldn't he said: ''This summer i'll go to Germany'' ? Why?

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    Default Re: i'll go/ i'll be going

    If you want to use "I'll go to" you could say, "I think I'll go to Germany this summer"
    I think it sounds good.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Carmenn View Post
    But...couldn't he said: ''This summer i'll go to Germany'' ? Why?
    He could say that, but the meaning would be different then.
    This summer I'm going to Germany.
    This summer I'll be going to Germany.


    The above both refer to something that has already been arranged.

    This summer I'll go to Germany.

    The sentence above implies someone's intention to do something, or a promise to do something, or an expectation for the future.

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    Smile Re: i'll go/ i'll be going

    Aha..i think i understand now. Thank you all.

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    Default Re: i'll go/ i'll be going

    can we answer this question

    Q: What are you doing for vacation this year?

    with answer:
    A: I'm going to German this summer.

    because I'll be going to and I'm going to both means arranged.

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    Q: What are you doing for vacation this year?
    A: I'm going to German this summer.

    Correction
    Can we answer this question ... <Capitalize the first word.>

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    Quote Originally Posted by Casiopea View Post
    Q: What are you doing for vacation this year?
    A: I'm going to German this summer.

    Correction
    Can we answer this question ... <Capitalize the first word.>
    Correction
    [U]...going to Germany... <never German, with the country in mind.>

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    Quote Originally Posted by engee30 View Post
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    [u]...going to Germany... <never German, with the country in mind.>
    Good catch.

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