go + to

MollyB   Fri Dec 14, 2007 5:53 pm GMT
Is the future meaning of be going to derived from "go" alone, here, or is it derived from a combination of "go + to"?

He is going to speak to her.
Guest   Fri Dec 14, 2007 5:58 pm GMT
I think that it's dued to go, because this verb means transition, to change from one state to another one, which is what the future tense means.