Gramática: Ir + a + infinitivo


  • Recognize statements about plans and future events which use the infinitive after ir + a

The verb ir is used as a way to describe future plans when used in the following manner: ir + a + infinitive.  It’s important to remember that you only need to conjugate ir in this kind of sentence. Another way of looking at it is the rule that after a preposition (like a), a verb will always be in the infinitive.

  • Play AudioYo voy a estudiar esta noche. (I’m going to study tonight.)
  • Play AudioTú no vas a ganar mucho dinero aquí. (You are not going to earn much money here.)
  • Play AudioElla no va a comprar el libro. (She’s not going to buy the book.)
  • Play AudioUstedes van a mirar la tele, ¿verdad? (You all are going to watch TV, right?)

Vocabulario útil para hablar del futuro

  • Play AudioEsta tarde (this afternoon)
  • Play AudioEsta noche (tonight)
  • Play AudioEsta semana (this week)
  • Play AudioEste año (this year)
  • Play AudioMañana (tomorrow)
  • Play AudioPasado mañana (the day after tomorrow)
  • Play AudioLa semana que viene (next week)
  • Play AudioEl próximo año (next year)


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