Future Tense in Spanish – Spanish Grammar for GCSE, CSEC, K12

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Future Tense in Spanish – Spanish Grammar for GCSE, CSEC, K12

FUTURE TENSE IN SPANISH                         

The future tense indicates, as the name suggests, an action that has not yet happened, that is to say, one that will be done in the future. It is associated with the English helping verb ‘WILL.’

 

HOW DO WE FORM THE FUTURE TENSE FOR ALL VERBS? 

In the future tense you need NOT take off the ending, as in the Present. Use the INFINITIVE form with the following endings : 

 

Subject Pronoun 

Formation 

Yo 

limpiaré 

Tú 

limpiarás 

Él, Ella, Usted 

limpiará 

Nosotros 

limpiaremos 

Ellos, Ellas, Ustedes 

limpiarán 

 

This conjugation is used for ALL verb types, i.e. –AR, -ER and –IR verbs

Examples:             

Ustedes aprenderán la lengua nueva.

You will learn the new language. 

 

Ella ayudará al mendigo.

She will help the beggar. 

 

 

 

HOMEWORK EXERCISE 

Translate the following sentences: 

 

We will drive (conducir)            

 

They will divide (dividir)

 

He will represent (representar)

 

You will count (contar)

 

They (f.) will add (agregar)

 

I will try (tratar)

 

You (fml.) will look (mirar)

 

We will sell (vender)

 

She will be born (nacer)

 

I will suffer (sufrir)

 

He will understand (entender) 

 

You (pl.) will hide (esconder)

 

We will owe (deber) 

 

I will unfold (destacar)

 

He will call (telefonear)

 

You will write (escribir)

 

She will inhabit (habitar)

 

They (f) will achieve (lograr)

 

We will fight (luchar)

 

She will send (mandar)