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    Use of "going to" and "will"

    Hello, I'm not very sure how the two types of verbs are used and why.
    If I say "I am going to visit my dad" and "I will visit my dad" is there a difference in meaning ?
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    Re: Use of "going to" and "will"

    Welcome to the forum.

    Have a good look through the Similar Threads. The "will/going to" issue has been discussed at length on the forum many times.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Use of "going to" and "will"

    This article may be of interest to you.

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    Re: Use of "going to" and "will"

    Thank you very much and ... sorry
    I'll take your advice. Thank you also for your "welcome", I am a young mum so I don't have much free time to post questions but this forum is beautiful and I'm very glad to be here since English is useful to learn and a fascinating language too.

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    Re: Use of "going to" and "will"

    There's no need to apologise. You're new so you're still learning how the forum works. You can frequently save yourself some time by consulting the similar threads or by putting your main terms into the Custom Search box at the top right.
    Well done for finding time to learn another language around your maternal responsibilities.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Use of "going to" and "will"

    Annister, in an effort to make you feel at home, I wrote soyez le bienvenu, but then I wondered if it should be soyez la bienvenue when addressing a female.

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    Re: Use of "going to" and "will"

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    Annister, in an effort to make you feel at home, I wrote soyez le bienvenu, but then I wondered if it should be soyez la bienvenue when addressing a female.
    According to this site, the agreement is required.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: Use of "going to" and "will"

    Well ... you are very kind. What can I say ? Merci à tous et à bientôt
    To emsr2d2: English is a very beautiful language and it's a joy for me spending a little time learning it better.

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