Spanish Future Tense Can Someone Explain It To Me?

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Caramelicious
Saturday 11th of June 2005 09:35:26 AM
Future Tense: Can someone explain the future tense in Spanish and tell me how to conjugate -ar, -er, and -ir verbs in it. I figure it is time taht I learned a new tense and learned how to use new things and this is just one thing that I do not know. I know that I am probably asking a lot, but I would greatly appreciate it. :D


soldado_del_rey
Saturday 11th of June 2005 12:10:44 PM
Well, the future tense is actually rather easy to conjugate, you use the same endings for all 3 types of verbs. As for its function, it's used in the same way you would use 'will' or 'shall' in English. I.e. I will go.

You take the infinitive, and add the endings.
é emos
ás éis
á án

So,
Yo hablaré. - I will speak.
Tú comerás. - You will eat.
Ella dormirá. - She will sleep.
Nosotros saltaremos. - We will jump.
Vosotros aprenderáis. - You all will learn.
Ellos sentirán. - They will feel.

There are a number of irregular words, which don't use the infinitive, but a special stem instead.
Ex.
Querer: querr- Querré ir. I will want to go.
Decir: dir- Me dirá la verdad. He/she will tell me the truth.
Tener: tendr- Tendremos que ir la proxima semana. We will have to go next week.
Hacer: har-
Salir: saldr-
Venir: vendr-
Saber: sabr-
Poder: podr-
Poner: pondr-
Valer: valdr-
Caber: cabr-
Those are some of the more common ones.
I hope that helps. :)


jvz8a
Saturday 11th of June 2005 09:00:32 PM
Originally posted by soldado_del_rey
and add the endings.
é emos
ás áis
á án
Vosotros aprenderáis. - You all will learn.

De hecho, la terminación para el pronombre vosotros es -éis: vosotros aprendereréis.
Para ustedes, la terminación es -án.


Caramelicious
Sunday 12th of June 2005 09:00:05 AM
Gracias once again! Learning something new everyday !


soldado_del_rey
Monday 13th of June 2005 08:51:10 AM
Originally posted by jvz8a
De hecho, la terminación para el pronombre vosotros es -éis: vosotros aprendereréis.
Para ustedes, la terminación es -án.

Gracias, no prestaba atención cuando lo escribí.

By the way, what mode are the tengwar in in your signature?


jvz8a
Tuesday 14th of June 2005 09:06:38 AM
Originally posted by soldado_del_rey
By the way, what mode are the tengwar in in your signature?
lol I have no idea :)


Goran
Wednesday 15th of June 2005 06:41:19 PM
Originally posted by jvz8a


Originally posted by soldado_del_rey
and add the endings.
é emos
ás áis
á án
Vosotros aprenderáis. - You all will learn.

De hecho, la terminación para el pronombre vosotros es -éis: vosotros aprendereréis.
Para ustedes, la terminación es -án.

Hola jvz8a, te habrás exivocado tecleando. la terminación para el pronombre vosotros es aprenderéis.

Un saludo


jvz8a
Wednesday 15th of June 2005 08:10:21 PM
Originally posted by GoranBcn
Hola jvz8a, te habrás e[color=red]qu[/color]ivocado tecleando. la terminación para el pronombre vosotros es aprenderéis.
Un saludo
lol ¡Gracias por la observación! :D Eso pasa por venir en la madrugada a revisar los foros :)

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