Past with 'Going to' for intermediate learners
There are times that we are narrating a story and we want to talk about past plans that did not happen. In this case, we use past with going to.
What Is Past with 'Going to'?
We can use 'be going to' in the past tense to refer to something that was going to happen, but did not happen.
How Can We Use 'Going to' to Talk about Past?
'Going to' is normally used to talk about the future, but we can also use it to talk about the past.
When we want to express plans that were planned but did not actually happen, we can use this structure.
When using this structure, you'd better tell why you did not do the intended plan.
I was going to see a movie,
He was going to come to the party,