Pensar que & Pensar with infinitives
Chapter 9 Grammar 1.3
PENSAR (YO) PIENSO (NOSOTROS/AS) PENSAMOS (TU) PIENSAS
The stem changing e to ie verb pensar means to think. (YO) PIENSO (NOSOTROS/AS) PENSAMOS (TU) PIENSAS (VOSOTROS/AS) PENSAIS (EL/ELLA/USTED) PIENSA (ELLOS/ELLAS/USTEDES) PIENSAN
PENSAR QUE… When it’s followed by que, it means to think that…
Pienso que los invitados van a hablar y bailar toda la noche. Va a ser una fiesta muy divertida. I think that the guests are going to talk and dance the whole night. It’s going to be a very fun party. Pensamos que ella va a ir al cine con su novio. We think that she is going to go to the movies with her boyfriend.
PENSAR + INFINITIVE Pensar can also be followed by an infinitive to say what someone plans to do or intends to do. ¿Qué piensan hacer para celebrar el Año Nuevo? What do you plan to do to celebrate New Year’s Eve? Pensamos ir a esquiar. We plan to go skiing.
What stem change does pensar have in the present tense?
E to ie E to i E to o [Default] [MC Any] [MC All]
When pensar is followed by que it means…
To feel that To choose to To think that [Default] [MC Any] [MC All]
What follows pensar if you are talking about plans?
que a infinitive [Default] [MC Any] [MC All]
Translate this sentence to English: Piensa que ella va a ir al parque.
She thinks that she is going to go to the park. She plans to go to the park. [Default] [MC Any] [MC All]
Translate to English: Pienso hacer mi tarea esta noche.
I plan to do my homework tonight. I think that I’ll do my homework tonight. [Default] [MC Any] [MC All]
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