The Near Future in Spanish
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The Near Future in Spanish is formed by the present tense of the verb IR + a followed by a verb in the infinitive.
Voy a = I am going to …
Voy a comer – I am going to eat
¿Dónde vas a comer? – Where are you going to eat?
Voy a comer en casa – I am going to eat at home
Voy a + an infinitive verb is a clear way of saying what you are going to do one day.
Voy a salvar el bosque – I am going to save the forest
Add NO at the beginning to say what you are NOT going to do.
No voy a comer higos – I am not going to eat figs
This practice uses verbs in the Near Future to talk about holidays in quiet, unsophisticated, natural places.
Dormir (to sleep), Encontrar (to find),
Poder (to be able to), Jugar (to play),
Enviar (to send), Hablar (to speak/to talk to),
Respetar (to respect), Apreciar (to appreciate),
Proteger (to protect), Leer (to read),
Bucear (to dive/snorkell)Descansar (to rest),
Pescar (to fish), Observar (to observe/to watch),
Dar (to give), Evitar (to avoid),
Mirar (to look), Tener (To have),
Visitar (to visit), Buscar (to look for),
Escuchar (to listen), Viajar (to travel),
Gozar de (to enjoy), Disfrutar de (to enjoy).
Present Tense of IR
Voy, Vas, Va, Vamos, Vais, Van
This quiz is also available on its own separate page here:
#1. One day I am going to go on holiday to a peaceful place.
#2. I won't look for a luxurious place.
#3. I am going to find a place without internet or social activities.
#4. I am not going to have mobile signal. I am not going to have internet.
#5. I am not going to be able to send messages to my friends.
#6. I am not going to be able to enjoy my video games.
#7. I am going to listen to the silence.
#8. I am going to enjoy nature.
#9. I am not going to be frightened when there is no electricity.
#10. I am going to respect nature and have a rest.
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Near Future in Spanish