FUTURE PLANS
Thomas Nash
Asking
What are you  going       to do after you graduate?
                       planning
                       hoping

What do you  plan         to do after you graduate?
                      intend
                      hope
 

 What  do you think you'll do      after you graduate?
           are you thinking of doing

 What  courses are you going to take next   year?
           subjects                                          semester

Stating definite plans
 I'm   going      to join the army.
        planning

plan    to take linguistics, composition, conversation . . . .
   intend

Stating tentative plans
I'm hoping to get married.
I'm thinking of getting married.
I   think    I'll get married.

Stating possibilities
If I get a scholarship, I'll study oceanography.
If I don't get a scholarship, I guess I'll look for a job.

Stating changes in plans
I was going to     go to graduate school, but I've changed my mind.
         planning to
        thinking of going

I had planned  to become an actress, but I've changed my mind.
         intended

Speculating on possibilities
Q: What will you do if you get the job?
A: I guess I'll go out and celebrate.
       think
    I'll probably go out and celebrate.

Speculating on unlikely events
Q: What would you do            if you won a lot of money?
     What do you think you'd do
     How would you feel

 A: I think   I'd       take a trip around the world.
        guess             be very happy.
        imagine
    I'd probably