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  1. Junior Member
    Student or Learner
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      • Native Language:
      • German
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      • Germany
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      • Germany

    • Join Date: Jan 2017
    • Posts: 65
    #1

    arrive on schedule

    Could you explain the difference to me, please. Is there any difference at all?

    We are going to arrive on schedule.
    We will arrive on schedule.

    One more question. What about:
    We are arriving on schedule.
    Last edited by novar; 22-Jan-2017 at 19:01.

  2. VIP Member
    Retired English Teacher
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      • Native Language:
      • British English
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      • Europe
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      • Czech Republic

    • Join Date: Jul 2015
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    #2

    Re: arrive on schedule

    I see no significant difference.

  3. VIP Member
    Interested in Language
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      • American English
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      • United States
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      • United States

    • Join Date: Dec 2015
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    #3

    Re: arrive on schedule

    There's no difference in meaning. We almost always choose are going to unless further context justifies the future.
    I am not a teacher.

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