REGULAR VERBS Verbs whose INFINITIVES end in -ar follow a pattern.
REGULAR VERBS The endings show who is doing the action: (yo) hablo, (tú) hablas, and so on.
REGULAR VERBS Verbs that follow certain patterns are called REGULAR verbs.
IRREGULAR VERBS Verbs that do not follow certain patterns are called IRREGULAR verbs.
IRREGULAR VERBS The verb you are about to learn, ir is IRREGULAR. It means to go in English. It is often followed by the word a: Voy al cine.
TO GO (In English) I go Yougo He Shegoes It Wego Theygo
IR (To go) Yovoy Túvas Ud. Élva Ella Nosotros vamos Vosotros vais Uds. Ellos van Ellas
You must memorize the forms of ir because it is an irregular verb and it follows no pattern.
Ir + a + article + place Shows destination: ¿Vas a la escuela? Are you going to school? Voy al cine. I am going to the movies.
We also use a form of Ir+ a with an infinitive to tell what someone is going to do. remember that inifintives are the main form of the verb (not conjugated, with NO SUBJECT)
Ir + a + INFINITIVE Shows what someone is going to do: Yo voy a nadar. I am going to swim. Y tú, ¿vas a jugar fútbol ? And you, are you going to play soccer ? Voy a estudiar para el examen. I am going to study for the test.