The Future Tense 1.The future tense is used to indicate an action that will, shall, or is going to take place. ie…I will clean my room tomorrow. Yo limpiaré mi cuarto mañana.
The Future Tense 2. The future tense is also used to express possibility or probability in the present. ie…I wonder what time it is? ¿Qué hora será? (Hint – probability expressed in a question is usually translated as wonder and in a statement is translated as probably)
The Future Tense By using the future tense to talk about the present, you are signaling that what you say is a guess about something that you do not know. If you use the future tense in a question about the present, you are asking the other person to guess an answer they are not expected to know. (to someone wearing a watch) ¿Qué hora es? [present tense] (to someone not wearing a watch) ¿Qué hora será?
Steps to conjugate in the Future 1.The stem is the entire infinitive. ie...hablar, comer, vivir 2. Add the regular future endings. ie...é emos áséis áán (hint – same as endings for present tense endings for HABER plus accents)
Irregular Verbs These verbs generally fall into three categories: 1. those that add an R, 2. those that add a DR, and 3. those that just have special stems. 1.cabercabr-2. salirsaldr- 1.sabersabr- 2.tenertendr- 1.haberhabr-2.valervaldr- 1.poderpodr- 2.venirvendr- 1.quererquerr- 3.decirdir- 2.ponerpondr- 3.hacerhar-
Irregular Verbs These verbs have irregular stems but regular endings in the future tense: (hint – memorize the stem to one form and you will have them all) cabercabr-quererquerr- decirdir-sabersabr- haberhabr-salirsaldr- hacerhar-tenertendr- poderpodr-valervaldr- ponerpondr-venirvendr-
Sentence Examples Hablaré con mi hermana mañana. I will talk with my sister tomorrow. Juan bailará el lunes. Juan will dance on Monday. Tomaremos los refrescos a la fiesta. We will drink the sodas at the party.
Sentence Examples (Cont.) Limpiarán la casa el martes. They will clean the house on Tuesday. Tendrás hambre ahora. You are probably hungry now. ¿Qué hora será ahora? I wonder what time it is now?
Practice Conjugating Conjugate the following verbs in the future tense: estudiarhablarsacar ponervivirescribir manejarleerdecir
Additional Reinforcement United Streaming : Standard Deviants http://streaming.discoveryeducation.com/search/assetDetail.cfm ?guidAssetID=0ECBA096-DA1F-48A5-B38A- EDC2E2918CF1 Start at 12 minutes 30 seconds.
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