How and when to use the popular future in Spanish
In this post you will learn how and when to use the popular future in Spanish.
To construct the popular future you need the verb 'ir':
Yo - voy
Tú - vas
Él / ella / usted - va
Nosotros - vamos
Vosotros - vais
Ellos / ellas / ustedes - van
As we already know, we use the verb 'ir' to indicate the action of movement from one place to another.
- Yo voy al mercado.
I go to the market.
However, you can also use the following expression to form the popular future:
Conjugated form of 'ir' + 'a' + infinitive verb
When to use the popular future
This form is frequently used in Spanish when talking about plans or intentions for the future:
- ¿Qué vas a hacer mañana?
What are you going to do tomorrow?
- Ellos van a salir temprano.
They are going to leave early.
- Yo voy a subir la montaña.
I am going to climb the mountain.
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