“be going to” and “would like to”

  1. be going to

We can use “be going to + infinitive” to talk about future intention/plan which is fairly certain.


I am studying Japanese. I am going to be a Japanese teacher.

She is preparing everything now. She is going to conduct a party next Saturday.

They don’t buy the concert tickets. They are not going to go to the concert.

2. would like to+infinitive

Use “would like to+infinitive” to talk about ambition, hope or preference.


I would like to speak Mandarin fluently.

I would like to go to Japan soon.

I would like to be financially free.

Filed under: English Course (Grammar)Kurikulum 2013

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