Presentation on theme: "How to say you are going to do something."— Presentation transcript:
1 How to say you are going to do something. IR + A + InfinitiveHow to say you are going to do something.
2 ir You remember how to conjugate the verb ir: Yo voy Nosotros/as vamos Tú vasVosotros/as vaisÉl/ella/Ud. vaUds./ellos/ellas van
3 ir + 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.”
4 ReminderTo say “at the,” in Spanish, you would put “a + el” or “a + la.”
5 A + 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))
6 A + 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.”
7 Practice “ir + a + location” How would you say:“I am going to the gym.”Voy al gimnasio. (a + el = al)
8 Practice “ir + a + location” “They are going to the beach.”Van a la playa.
9 More 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.
12 Infinitives What is an infinitive? The infinitive is the un-conjugated form of a verb.
13 InfinitivesIn English, “to be” “to go” or “to have” are all examples of un-conjugated verbs.
14 InfinitivesIn Spanish, infinitives are the un-conjugated verbs that end in –ir, -er, or –ar. For example, “ir,” “nadar,” and “hablar” are un-conjugated verbs.
15 ir + a + infinitiveIf you want to say you are going to do something, you would use the formula, “ir + a + infinitive.”
16 Example of “ir + a + infinitive” For example, if you wanted to say,“I am going to swim,” then you would say“Voy a nadar.”
17 Steps 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
18 Step 2:Add “a” behind the conjugated form of “ir”2. Voy a
19 Step 3:Put the infinitive, “to swim” behind “a.”3. Voy a nadar
20 Step 4: Then, put “a la piscina” to say “at the swimming pool. 4. Voy a nadar a la piscina.
21 Practice with “ir + a + infinitive” I am going to read at the library.Voy a leer a la biblioteca.
22 Practice with “ir + a + infinitive” She is going to walk in the mountains.Ella va a caminar a las montañas.
23 More examples (más ejemplos) They are going to shop at the mall.Ellos van a ir de compras al centro comercial.
24 More examples (más ejemplos) We are going to swim at the beach.Vamos a nadar a la playa.
25 More examples (más ejemplos) You all are going to see a movie.Uds. van a ver la película.