LINGUISTICS & CULTURE
|Data:||11/OUT/2005 6:32 PM|
Both sentences are correct.
The second sentence: “he is going to the club.” can refer to the present or to the future, depending on the context.
The first sentence: “he is going to go to the club.” is often used to predict the future, especially when we are referring to the “immediate future”.
Though “be going to” can combine with “go” as shown in your example, and also with “come”, the present continuous tense is preferred with these verbs. People tend to avoid “going” next to “go” or “come”. (e.g. going to go / going to come):
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