Presentation on theme: "How to say you are going to do something."— Presentation transcript:
1How to say you are going to do something. IR + A + InfinitiveHow to say you are going to do something.
2ir You remember how to conjugate the verb ir: Yo voy Nosotros/as vamos Tú vasVosotros/as vaisÉl/ella/Ud. vaUds./ellos/ellas van
3ir + a + locationIf you want to say you are going to a specific place, use the “ir + a + location” formula.For example, if you want to say, “I am going to the park” in Spanish you would say, “Voy al parque.”
4ReminderTo say “at the,” in Spanish, you would put “a + el” or “a + la.”
5A + Definite Article (el, la, las) Remember that if “a” comes before the article “el,” it transforms into “al.”a + el = al (example: al parque (a + el = al))
6A + definite articleIf “a” comes before the article “la,” it does not change.-a + la = a la (example: a la biblioteca (a + la= a la))If “a” comes before “las” then it stays as “a las.”
7Practice “ir + a + location” How would you say:“I am going to the gym.”Voy al gimnasio. (a + el = al)
8Practice “ir + a + location” “They are going to the beach.”Van a la playa.
9More Practice with “ir + a + location” “We are going to the mountains.”Vamos a las montañas.
10“ir + a + location” “They are going to the swimming pool. Van a la piscina.
11“ir + a + location”“He is going to the country.”Él va al campo.
12Infinitives What is an infinitive? The infinitive is the un-conjugated form of a verb.
13InfinitivesIn English, “to be” “to go” or “to have” are all examples of un-conjugated verbs.
14InfinitivesIn Spanish, infinitives are the un-conjugated verbs that end in –ir, -er, or –ar. For example, “ir,” “nadar,” and “hablar” are un-conjugated verbs.
15ir + a + infinitiveIf you want to say you are going to do something, you would use the formula, “ir + a + infinitive.”
16Example of “ir + a + infinitive” For example, if you wanted to say,“I am going to swim,” then you would say“Voy a nadar.”
17Steps to using “ir + a + infinitive” “I am going to swim at the swimming pool.”Step 1: First, find your subject in the sentence.I is your subject. So conjugate “ir” in the I form to say “I am going…”1. Voy
18Step 2:Add “a” behind the conjugated form of “ir”2. Voy a
19Step 3:Put the infinitive, “to swim” behind “a.”3. Voy a nadar
20Step 4: Then, put “a la piscina” to say “at the swimming pool. 4. Voy a nadar a la piscina.
21Practice with “ir + a + infinitive” I am going to read at the library.Voy a leer a la biblioteca.
22Practice with “ir + a + infinitive” She is going to walk in the mountains.Ella va a caminar a las montañas.
23More examples (más ejemplos) They are going to shop at the mall.Ellos van a ir de compras al centro comercial.
24More examples (más ejemplos) We are going to swim at the beach.Vamos a nadar a la playa.
25More examples (más ejemplos) You all are going to see a movie.Uds. van a ver la película.