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Spanish Verb Conjugation: Indicative Mood: Future Tense
Future Tense: Regular Verbs

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OBJECTIVE:
Learn that although the future may be exciting, you gotta focus on NOW!
TASK:
Live a little! Don't put off 'til mañana what you can do hoy.
PERPLEXED?
[ grunt ] ... eh?
What do I need to know about the future tense?
Well, ... the future is generally uncertain.
I know the mentality around this country is to rely on plans and "the future" and retirement and etc.
Yet each day brings its own can of worms.
So, ... this "outlook" (frequently called "fatalism") is sort of incorporated into the Spanish language, as is reflected in its use of the future tense.
You can think something's gonna happen.
That don't 'xactly mean it's gonna!
"The best laid plans of mice and men gang aft aglee ... "

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VERB CONJUGATION
Indicative Mood
Present Tense
Regular -ar Verbs
Regular -er Verbs
Regular -ir Verbs
Stem e -> ie
Stem o -> ue
Stem e -> i
Stem iar: i ->
Stem uar: u ->
Stem uir: i -> y
Stem ger/gir: g -> j
Yo form -oy
Yo form -zco
Yo form -go
Imperfect Tense
AR Verbs
ER & IR Verbs
Preterite Tense
Regular AR Verbs
Ending -car
Ending -gar
Ending -zar
ER/IR Verbs
ER/IR Verbs vowel Stem
IR Stem-changers
Irregular Stems
Future Tense
Regular Verbs
Irregular Stems
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Regular Verbs
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Perfect Tenses

What do you say in Spanish to get the point across that someone is going to do something?
To make a statement in the future in Spanish, you use the counterpart of "going to," which is "ir a."
That would be "to go" + "to."

Reference
Subject Pronouns
yo
nosotros
nosotras
tú*
vosotros
vosotras
él
ella
Usted
ellos
ellas
Ustedes
*In some countries in Central & South America vos is used instead of .

Reflexive Pronouns
me nos
te os
se se

Direct Object Pronouns
me nos
te os
lo
la
lo/la
los
las
los/las

Indirect Object Pronouns
me nos
te os
le les
Future Tense: One set of endings for all verbs !!!
The ending is attached to the entire infinitive - NOT THE STEM !!!
yo -é   nosotros, nosotras -emos
-ás   vosotros, vosotras -éis
él, ella, Usted -á   ellos, ellas, Ustedes -án
AR abrazar to hug umarmen
cantar to sing singen
pensar to think denken
ER comer to eat essen
leer to read lesen
sorprender to surprise überraschen
IR abrir to open öffnen
decidir to decide entscheiden
ir to go gehen, fahren
To see the future tense conjugated forms of these verbs, click on a pronoun below:
YO
ÉL
ELLA
USTED
NOSOTROS
VOSOTROS
ELLOS
ELLAS
USTEDES
 
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Future tense: All verbs
Yo form
To make this form use the entire infinitive.
Add an accented é to the end.
AR
deutsch
abrazar abrazaré I might hug I may well hug I'll hug
ich werde umarmen
cantar cantaré I might sing I may well sing I'll sing
ich werde singen
pensar pensaré I might think I may well think I'll think
ich werde denken
ER
comer comeré I might eat I may well eat I'll eat
ich werde essen
leer leeré I might read I may well read I'll read
ich werde lesen
sorprender sorprenderé I might surprise I may well surprise I'll surprise
ich werde überraschen
IR
abrir abriré I might open I may well open I'll open
ich werde öffnen
decidir decidiré I might decide I may well decide I'll decide
ich werde entscheiden
ir iré I might go I may well go I'll go
ich werde gehen, fahren
The entire infinitive states the action that is not/has not begun.
Using the ending says I am likely to perform the verb, but since it's in the future, the likelihood is "up in the air."
 
The pronoun YO does not need to be stated in the future tense.
It is already clear by the ending attached to the infinitive that YO is the subject of the action.
If you do add the YO, it usually adds emphasis, saying I am likely to do this ...
A look at other forms:
YO
ÉL
ELLA
USTED
NOSOTROS
VOSOTROS
ELLOS
ELLAS
USTEDES
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Future tense: All verbs
form
To make this form use the entire infinitive.
Add an accented ás to the end.
AR
deutsch
abrazar abrazarás you might hug you may well hug you'll hug
du wirst umarmen
cantar cantarás you might sing you may well sing you'll sing
du wirst singen
pensar pensarás you might think you may well think you'll think
du wirst denken
ER
comer comerás you might eat you may well eat you'll eat
du wirst essen
leer leerás you might read you may well read you'll read
du wirst lesen
sorprender sorprenderás you might surprise you may well surprise you'll surprise
du wirst überraschen
IR
abrir abrirás you might open you may well open you'll open
du wirst öffnen
decidir decidirás you might decide you may well decide you'll decide
du wirst entscheiden
ir irás you might go you may well go you'll go
du wirst gehen, fahren
The entire infinitive states the action that is not/has not begun.
Using the -ás ending says you are likely to perform the verb, but since it's in the future, the likelihood is "up in the air."
 
The pronoun does not need to be stated in the future tense.
It is already clear by the ending that is the subject of the action.
If you do add the , it usually adds emphasis, saying you are likely to do this ...
A look at other forms:
YO
ÉL
ELLA
USTED
NOSOTROS
VOSOTROS
ELLOS
ELLAS
USTEDES
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Future tense: All verbs
Él form
To make this form use the entire infinitive.
Add an accented á to the end.
AR
deutsch
abrazar abrazará he might hug he may well hug he'll hug
er wird umarmen
cantar cantará he might sing he may well sing he'll sing
er wird singen
pensar pensará he might think he may well think he'll think
er wird denken
ER
comer comerá he might eat he may well eat he'll eat
er wird essen
leer leerá he might read he may well read he'll read
er wird lesen
sorprender sorprenderá he might surprise he may well surprise he'll surprise
er wird überraschen
IR
abrir abrirá he might open he may well open he'll open
er wird öffnen
decidir decidirá he might decide he may well decide he'll decide
er wird entscheiden
ir irá he might go he may well go he'll go
er wird gehen, fahren
The entire infinitive states the action that is not/has not begun.
Using the ending says he is likely to perform the verb, but since it's in the future, the likelihood is "up in the air."
You need to identify who is doing the action in this verb form: ÉL, ELLA, or USTED.
Once you have identified that ÉL is the subject, you can leave the pronoun out.
The ÉL will be understood, because of the ending.
If you do add the ÉL, it usually adds emphasis, saying he is likely to do this ...
A look at other forms:
YO
ÉL
ELLA
USTED
NOSOTROS
VOSOTROS
ELLOS
ELLAS
USTEDES
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Future tense: All verbs
Ella form
To make this form use the entire infinitive.
Add an accented á to the end.
AR
deutsch
abrazar abrazará she might hug she may well hug she'll hug
sie wird umarmen
cantar cantará she might sing she may well sing she'll sing
sie wird singen
pensar pensará she might think she may well think she'll think
sie wird denken
ER
comer comerá she might eat she may well eat she'll eat
sie wird essen
leer leerá she might read she may well read she'll read
sie wird lesen
sorprender sorprenderá she might surprise she may well surprise she'll surprise
sie wird überraschen
IR
abrir abrirá she might open she may well open she'll open
sie wird öffnen
decidir decidirá she might decide she may well decide she'll decide
sie wird entscheiden
ir irá she might go she may well go she'll go
sie wird gehen, fahren
The entire infinitive states the action that is not/has not begun.
Using the ending says she is likely to perform the verb, but since it's in the future, the likelihood is "up in the air."
You need to identify who is doing the action in this verb form: ÉL, ELLA, or USTED.
Once you have identified that ELLA is the subject, you can leave the pronoun out.
The ELLA will be understood, because of the ending.
If you do add the ELLA, it usually adds emphasis, saying she is likely to do this ...
A look at other forms:
YO
ÉL
ELLA
USTED
NOSOTROS
VOSOTROS
ELLOS
ELLAS
USTEDES
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Future tense: All verbs
Usted form
To make this form use the entire infinitive.
Add an accented á to the end.
AR
deutsch
abrazar abrazará you might hug you may well hug you'll hug
Sie werden umarmen
cantar cantará you might sing you may well sing you'll sing
Sie werden singen
pensar pensará you might think you may well think you'll think
Sie werden denken
ER
comer comerá you might eat you may well eat you'll eat
Sie werden essen
leer leerá you might read you may well read you'll read
Sie werden lesen
sorprender sorprenderá you might surprise you may well surprise you'll surprise
Sie werden überraschen
IR
abrir abrirá you might open you may well open you'll open
Sie werden öffnen
decidir decidirá you might decide you may well decide you'll decide
Sie werden entscheiden
ir irá you might go you may well go you'll go
Sie werden gehen, fahren
The entire infinitive states the action that is not/has not begun.
Using the ending says you are likely to perform the verb, but since it's in the future, the likelihood is "up in the air."
You need to identify who is doing the action in this verb form: ÉL, ELLA, or USTED.
Once you have identified that USTED is the subject, you can leave the pronoun out.
The USTED will be understood, because of the ending.
If you do add the USTED, it usually adds emphasis, saying you are likely to do this ...
A look at other forms:
YO
ÉL
ELLA
USTED
NOSOTROS
VOSOTROS
ELLOS
ELLAS
USTEDES
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Future tense: All verbs
Nosotros & Nosotras form
To make this form use the entire infinitive.
Add emos to the end.
AR
deutsch
abrazar abrazaremos we might hug we may well hug we'll hug
wir werden umarmen
cantar cantaremos we might sing we may well sing we'll sing
wir werden singen
pensar pensaremos we might think we may well think we'll think
wir werden denken
ER
comer comeremos we might eat we may well eat we'll eat
wir werden essen
leer leeremos we might read we may well read we'll read
wir werden lesen
sorprender sorprenderemos we might surprise we may well surprise we'll surprise
wir werden überraschen
IR
abrir abriremos we might open we may well open we'll open
wir werden öffnen
decidir decidiremos we might decide we may well decide we'll decide
wir werden entscheiden
ir iremos we might go we may well go we'll go
wir werden gehen, fahren
The entire infinitive states the action that is not/has not begun.
Using the -emos ending says we are likely to perform the verb, but since it's in the future, the likelihood is "up in the air."
 
The pronoun NOSOTROS does not need to be stated in the future tense.
It is already clear by the ending that NOSOTROS is doing the action.
If you do add the NOSOTROS, it usually adds emphasis, saying we are likely to do this ...
A look at other forms:
YO
ÉL
ELLA
USTED
NOSOTROS
VOSOTROS
ELLOS
ELLAS
USTEDES
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Future tense: All verbs
Vosotros & Vosotras form
To make this form use the entire infinitive.
Add an accented éis to the end.
AR
deutsch
abrazar abrazaréis y'all might hug y'all may well hug y'all will hug
ihr werdet umarmen
cantar cantaréis y'all might sing y'all may well sing y'all will sing
ihr werdet singen
pensar pensaréis y'all might think y'all may well think y'all will think
ihr werdet denken
ER
comer comeréis y'all might eat y'all may well eat y'all will eat
ihr werdet essen
leer leeréis y'all might read y'all may well read y'all will read
ihr werdet lesen
sorprender sorprenderéis y'all might surprise y'all may well surprise y'all will surprise
ihr werdet überraschen
IR
abrir abriréis y'all might open y'all may well open y'all will open
ihr werdet öffnen
decidir decidiréis y'all might decide y'all may well decide y'all will decide
ihr werdet entscheiden
ir iréis y'all might go y'all may well go y'all will go
ihr werdet gehen, fahren
The entire infinitive states the action that is not/has not begun.
Using the -éis ending says y'all are likely to perform the verb, but since it's in the future, the likelihood is "up in the air."
 
The pronoun VOSOTROS does not need to be stated in the future tense.
It is already clear by the ending that VOSOTROS is doing the action.
If you do add the VOSOTROS, it usually adds emphasis, saying y'all are likely to do this ...
A look at other forms:
YO
ÉL
ELLA
USTED
NOSOTROS
VOSOTROS
ELLOS
ELLAS
USTEDES
More information concerning the future tense...
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Future tense: All verbs
Ellos form
To make this form use the entire infinitive.
Add an accented án to the end.
AR
deutsch
abrazar abrazarán they might hug they may well hug they'll hug
sie werden umarmen
cantar cantarán they might sing they may well sing they'll sing
sie werden singen
pensar pensarán they might think they may well think they'll think
sie werden denken
ER
comer comerán they might eat they may well eat they'll eat
sie werden essen
leer leerán they might read they may well read they'll read
sie werden lesen
sorprender sorprenderán they might surprise they may well surprise they'll surprise
sie werden überraschen
IR
abrir abrirán they might open they may well open they'll open
sie werden öffnen
decidir decidirán they might decide they may well decide they'll decide
sie werden entscheiden
ir irán they might go they may well go they'll go
sie werden gehen, fahren
The entire infinitive states the action that is not/has not begun.
Using the -án ending says they are likely to perform the verb, but since it's in the future, the likelihood is "up in the air."
You need to identify who is doing the action in this verb form: ELLOS, ELLAS, or USTEDES.
Once you have identified that ELLOS is the subject, you can leave the pronoun out.
The ELLOS will be understood, because of the ending.
If you do add the ELLOS, it usually adds emphasis, saying they are likely to do this ...
A look at other forms:
YO
ÉL
ELLA
USTED
NOSOTROS
VOSOTROS
ELLOS
ELLAS
USTEDES
More information concerning the future tense...
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Future tense: All verbs
Ellas form
To make this form use the entire infinitive.
Add an accented án to the end.
AR
deutsch
abrazar abrazarán they might hug they may well hug they'll hug
sie werden umarmen
cantar cantarán they might sing they may well sing they'll sing
sie werden singen
pensar pensarán they might think they may well think they'll think
sie werden denken
ER
comer comerán they might eat they may well eat they'll eat
sie werden essen
leer leerán they might read they may well read they'll read
sie werden lesen
sorprender sorprenderán they might surprise they may well surprise they'll surprise
sie werden überraschen
IR
abrir abrirán they might open they may well open they'll open
sie werden öffnen
decidir decidirán they might decide they may well decide they'll decide
sie werden entscheiden
ir irán they might go they may well go they'll go
sie werden gehen, fahren
The entire infinitive states the action that is not/has not begun.
Using the -án ending says they are likely to perform the verb, but since it's in the future, the likelihood is "up in the air."
You need to identify who is doing the action in this verb form: ELLOS, ELLAS, or USTEDES.
Once you have identified that ELLAS is the subject, you can leave the pronoun out.
The ELLAS will be understood, because of the ending.
If you do add the ELLAS, it usually adds emphasis, saying they are likely to do this ...
A look at other forms:
YO
ÉL
ELLA
USTED
NOSOTROS
VOSOTROS
ELLOS
ELLAS
USTEDES
More information concerning the future tense...
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Future tense: All verbs
Ustedes form
To make this form use the entire infinitive.
Add an accented án to the end.
AR
deutsch
abrazar abrazarán you might hug you may well hug you'll hug
Sie werden umarmen
cantar cantarán you might sing you may well sing you'll sing
Sie werden singen
pensar pensarán you might think you may well think you'll think
Sie werden denken
ER
comer comerán you might eat you may well eat you'll eat
Sie werden essen
leer leerán you might read you may well read you'll read
Sie werden lesen
sorprender sorprenderán you might surprise you may well surprise you'll surprise
Sie werden überraschen
IR
abrir abrirán you might open you may well open you'll open
Sie werden öffnen
decidir decidirán you might decide you may well decide you'll decide
Sie werden entscheiden
ir irán you might go you may well go you'll go
Sie werden gehen, fahren
The entire infinitive states the action that is not/has not begun.
Using the -án ending says you are likely to perform the verb, but since it's in the future, the likelihood is "up in the air."
You need to identify who is doing the action in this verb form: ELLOS, ELLAS, or USTEDES.
Once you have identified that USTEDES is the subject, you can leave the pronoun out.
The USTEDES will be understood, because of the ending.
If you do add the USTEDES, it usually adds emphasis, saying you are likely to do this ...
A look at other forms:
YO
ÉL
ELLA
USTED
NOSOTROS
VOSOTROS
ELLOS
ELLAS
USTEDES
More information concerning the future tense...
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