4.1 Present tense of ir


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4.1 Present tense of ir

  1. 1. 4.1 Present tense of irANTE TODO The verb ir (to go) is irregular in the present tense. Except for the yo form (voy) and the lack of a written accent on the vosotros form (vais), the endings are the same as those for –ar verbs.
  2. 2. 4.1 Present tense of ir irSINGULAR FORMSyo voytú vasUd. / él / ella vaPLURAL FORMSnosotros/as vamosvosotros/as vaisUds. / ellos / ellas van
  3. 3. 4.1 Present tense of ir Ir is often used with the preposition a (to). If a is followed by the definite article el, they combine to form the contraction al. If a is followed by the other definite articles (la, las, los), there is no contraction. a + el = al Voy al parque con Juan. I’m going to the park with Juan. Los excursionistas van a las montañas. The hikers are going to the mountains.
  4. 4. 4.1 Present tense of ir The construction ir a + [infinitive] is used to talk about actions that are going to happen in the future. It is equivalent to the English to be going to + [infinitive]. Va a leer el periódico. He is going to read the newspaper. Van a pasear por el pueblo. They are going to walk around town.
  5. 5. 4.1 Present tense of ir Vamos a + [infinitive] can also express the idea of let’s (do something). Vamos a pasear. Let’s take a stroll. ¡Vamos a ver! Let’s see!
  6. 6. 4.1 Present tense of ir¡ATENCIÓN! Remember to use adónde instead of dónde when asking a question that contains a form of the verb ir: ¿Adónde vas? (To) Where are you going?
  7. 7. 4.1 Present tense of ir¡INTÉNTALO! Provide the present tense forms of ir.1. Ellos ___. 7. Ustedes ___.2. Yo ___. 8. Nosotros ___.3. Tu novio___. 9. Usted ___.4. Adela ___. 10. Nosotras___.5. Mi prima y yo ___. 11. Miguel ___.6. Tú ___. 12. Ellos ___.
  8. 8. 4.1 Present tense of irAnswer Key1. Ellos van. 7. Ustedes van.2. Yo voy. 8. Nosotros vamos3. Tu novio va. 9. Usted va.4. Adela va. 10. Nosotras vamos.5. Mi prima y yo vamos. 11. Miguel va.6. Tú vas. 12. Ellos van.