Future Tense in Spanish

There are two ways to express things in the future in Spanish.

  1. Conjugated “Ir” + a + infinitive of the verb (be going to)

irSingularPlural
1st Personvoyvamos
2nd Personvasvais
3rd Personvavan

 

No voy a hablar español contigo porque estoy aprendiendo inglés.

I am not going to speak Spanish with you since I am learning English.

The infinitive form of the verb can be connected with pronouns.

¿Qué vas a decirle a él? What are you going to tell him?

  1. Future tense (will+be)

In order to construct the conjugation in future tense, you are not required to drop the ending as you were doing in the other tense.

-AR/-ER/-IR Verb (-ré, -rás, -rá, -remos, -réis, -rán)

Trabajar to workSingularPlural
1st Persontrabajaré I will worktrabajaremos We will work
2nd Persontrabajarás You will worktrabajaréis You will work
3rd Persontrabajará He/She/You will worktrabajarán They will work

 

Verbs with Stem Changes in the future conjugation

infinitivenew stem
tenertendr-
salirsaldr-
sabersabr-
hacerhar-
venirvendr-
ponerpondr-
quererquerr-

 

 

 


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