Part I. Future in the Past
- Intentions, expectations, or plans that were made in the past and were not fulfilled can be expressed by using was/were going to.
I was going to study last night, but my friends came over, so I didn’t.
They were going to have a test last Monday, but the teacher was ill, so it was postponed.
Exercise 7: Using the following cues, put together sentences using was/were going to.
Example: He/ get married / broke up / girlfriend
He ____________ was going to get married, but he broke up with his girlfriend.
- I / play football / rain
- She / go abroad / no money
- They / meeting / no time
- He / go on a picnic / cold
- They / go on holiday / have to work