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 put to memory the forms of ir because it is an irregular verb and it follows no pattern.
Ir + a + INFINITIVE We use a form of the verb ir + a + infinitive to tell what someone is going to do.
IR + a + INFINITIVE Yo voy a nadar. Y tu, vas a jugar fútbol? Im going to swim. And you, are you going to play soccer?
Questions/answers with ir+a+infinitive Question = formula: Correct form of ir+always followed by a+ infinitive the speaker gives you. Example: ¿Qué vas a hacer tú? Answer=formula: Correct form of ir + always followed by a + infinitive the person answering the question would like to use. Example: Yo voy a estudiar.