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    bieasy is offline Senior Member
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    Cool Tense of "I'm going to..."

    Hi,

    I will travel is in the future. Correct?
    I traveled is in the simple past. Still correct?
    What about I'm going to travel ?

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    Default Re: Tense of "I'm going to..."

    Quote Originally Posted by bieasy View Post
    Hi,

    I will travel is in the future. Correct?
    I traveled is in the simple past. Still correct?
    What about I'm going to travel ?

    <I'm going to + VERB> is one example of the many structures we have in English to describe the future, Bieasy. But it isn't a 'tense'.

    English doesn't really have a future tense because, as I mentioned above, there are numerous structures used to describe the future.

    be going to / will / be about to / present simple / present continuous for the future / should / would / can / could / might / may / shall / want to / have to / must / plan to / ...

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    Tdol is offline Editor, UsingEnglish.com
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    Default Re: Tense of "I'm going to..."

    It is often called the going to future.

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