Use the infinitive after ir + a to talk about plans and future events

Gramática: Ir + a + infinitivo

The verb ir is also 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 Audio¿Va usted a comer conmigo? (Are you going to eat with me?)
  • Play AudioElla no va a comprar el libro. (She’s not going to buy the book.)
  • Play AudioNosotros vamos a jugar fútbol esta tarde. (We’re going to play soccer this afternoon.)
  • Play AudioUstedes van a mirar la tele, ¿verdad? (You all are going to watch TV, right?)
  • Play AudioEllos no van a comer tacos en el restaurante mexicano. (They aren’t going to eat tacos at the Mexican restaurant.)

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)