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Tuesday, January 15, 2008

Interchangeable Future Tenses

FROM Comprehensive Grammar: World Talk--Dancing With English, by Dennis Le Boeuf、Liming Jing, p. 613
Some Future Tenses Defined:
Present progressive: fixed arrangements
Be going to: intention
Will: mere prediction/pure future

Here are three examples in which the above are interchangeable:

What are you and Ray doing during your vacation in May?

What are you and Ray going to do during your vacation in May?

What will you and Ray do during your vacation in May?

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