Will / Going to

black-rubber-duckyJust a summary contrasting both expressions:

1. Decision just made 
Oh, there is a fire: I’ll call the police immediately!
2. Predictions about the future (Science, weather forecast, fortune teller…)                  
We’ll have sun and fine weather tomorrow.
3. Opinion (I think…/In my opinion,…/I’m sure…/I’m afraid…)
I’m sure you’ll pass; don’t worry!
4. Offers
I’ll help you with your homework.
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More Reported Speech


Some reported speech exercises (with grammar explanations) for you to practice. Some of them can be checked online and some are in PDF format.

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~ING or INF?

611v2VYTWCL._SY355_After certain verbs we use the -ing form, and after other verbs we use the to-infinitive. Sometimes we can use either form and there is a change in meaning. Occasionally we can use either form and there is no change in meaning.

So what’s the rule for whether we use the -ing form or the infinitive?

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