Learn English – What’s the difference between “Are you going” and “Will you go”


What’s the difference between these two alternatives:

  1. Are you going to England this summer?
  2. Will you go to England this summer?

Best Answer

"Are you going?" is the more natural British English usage when you are simply asking about plans or intent. "Will you go" works too, but sounds a bit clunky. "Will you...?" is also the way you might ask someone to do something, rather than just asking about their plans - as in "please go...."

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