Be Going To Wh Questions ESL Activities and Games

Are you going to...?

ESL Be Going To Questions Activity - Speaking: Forming Questions, Freer Practice - Pair work - Elementary (A1-A2) - 35 minutes

In this free be going to activity, students ask and answer questions about their future plans. First, students read 'Are you going to...?' questions on the worksheet and write a follow-up Wh question with be going to for each one. In pairs, students then take it in turns to ask their partner about their future plans using the questions on the worksheet. When their partner answers 'Yes, I am' to the first question, the student puts a tick and asks the follow-up question. If their partner answers 'No, I'm not', the student puts a cross and moves on to the next question. When the students have finished, they tell the rest of the class about their partner's future plans.
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Interactive Version - In this be going to interactive breakout room activity, pairs of students practice asking and answering questions about their future plans using be going to.

 

Connect Four Questions

ESL Be Going To Wh Questions Game - Grammar: Forming questions - Group work - Elementary (A1-A2) - 20 minutes

In this be going to Wh questions game, students play Connect 4 by forming questions from answers. Players take it in turns to choose a square and make a be going to Wh question from the answer in the square. For example, if the square read ' Wyan is going to eat a pie for dessert', the player would say 'What is Wyan going to eat for dessert?' The student acting as judge then checks the answer sheet. If the question matches, the player marks the square with an 'O' or 'X' accordingly. It is then the other player's turn to choose a square. The first player to get four squares in a row wins the game. Afterwards, students play a second game, giving the student who acted as judge a chance to play.
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What are you going to do?

ESL Be Going To Wh Questions Worksheet - Grammar Exercises: Writing and Answering Questions - Speaking Activity: Freer Practice - Pair work - Elementary (A1-A2) - 30 minutes

Here is a be going to Wh questions worksheet to help students practice forming, asking and answering Wh questions about future plans. First, students use information in a table to answer be going to Wh questions. Next, students write be going to Wh questions using words in brackets. When the students have finished, they ask the questions to a partner and answer with their own information. After that, students use question words from a box to write be going to Wh questions asking about underlined information. Students then complete be going to Wh questions with their own ideas and answer them. Finally, students ask their partner the questions and note down their answers.
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Answer Me Quickly

ESL Be Going To Wh Questions Activity - Speaking: Forming, Asking and Answering Questions from Prompts - Pair work - Pre-intermediate (A2) - 30 minutes

In this be going to Wh questions activity, students create be going to Wh questions from prompts and then race to match them with suitable answers. First, students write ten be going to Wh questions using question words and prompts in brackets on their worksheet. Next, students work with a partner and race other pairs to be the first to match the questions with suitable answers. Students take it in turns to ask the questions to their partner, who listens and responds to each question using an answer from their worksheet. If the student agrees their partner's answer matches the question, the student writes the answer and its corresponding letter in the box next to the question. If they don't think the answer matches, their partner tries again with another answer. When a pair has matched all the questions and answers, they put up their hands to have their answers checked. The first pair to finish wins.
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Quick Questions

ESL Be Going To Wh Questions Game -Speaking: Forming Questions from Prompts, Freer Practice - Group work - Pre-intermediate (A2) - 25 minutes

In this be going to Wh questions game, students race to create Wh questions with be going to that elicit specific short answers. In groups, students take it in turns to pick up a card and read out the answer on the card, e.g. 'Cereal and fruit'. All the students then race to create a be going to Wh question that matches the answer. The first student to say a grammatically correct and appropriate question wins and keeps the card, e.g. 'What are you going to have for breakfast tomorrow?' If group members think a question is incorrect or a winning question is repeated, the student who asked the question is out of the round and the other students continue racing to come up with a question. The student with the most cards at the end of the game is the winner. As a variation, you can have the students write down their questions before saying them.
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What are you going to write?

ESL Be Going To Wh Questions Worksheet - Grammar Exercises: Matching, Gap-fill, Forming Questions from Prompts - Speaking Activity: Asking and Answering Questions, Freer Practice - Pair work - Pre-intermediate (A2) - 35 minutes

This be going to Wh questions worksheet helps students practice or review a variety of Wh questions with be going to. First, students use question words in a box to complete questions and then match the questions with answers. Students then match the beginnings of questions with endings using a verb from a box to complete each question. Next, students create be going to Wh questions using prompts. After that, students use verbs from a box in their be going to form and subjects in brackets to complete Wh questions. Students then go on to use words in bold to help write be going to Wh questions that match answers. Lastly, students write three be going to Wh questions to ask a partner about their plans this evening. When the students have finished, they ask the questions to their partner who gives two true answers and one false. The student then tries to guess which one was a lie.
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