Ir a with Infinitives To talk about what someone is or isn’t going to do, use the present tense of ir with a followed by an infinitive. Remember than an infinitive is a verb that has not been conjugated. Examples of Infinitives: Hablar – to talk Correr – to run Comer – to eat Salir – to leave, to go out Ir a with Infinitives In order to use ir a with infinitives, you will need to recall the present tense conjugations of the verb ir (which means to go) IR- TO GO I go (am going) (yo) voy We go (are going) (nosotros) vamos You go (are going) (tú) vas You all go (are going) (vosotros) vais You go (are going) Ud. va You all go (are going) Uds. van He goes (is going) Él va They go (are going) Ellos van She goes (is going) Ella va They go (are going) Ellas van Ir a with Infinitives Look at the following examples and note the conjugation of the verb ir, the placement of the preposition a and the verb. Voy a estudiar. I’m going to study. ¿Vas a bailar? Are you going to dance? Van a comer. They are going to eat. Translate Translate the following sentences from Spanish to English. 1. Ella va a estudiar para la prueba. 2. Los estudiantes van a hablar en español. 3. Marta y yo vamos a comprar un libro. Translate the following sentences from English to Spanish. 1. I’m going to go swimming. 2. He’s going to go to the movies Ir a with Infinitives To say that you are going to do something on a certain day of a particular week, use el before the weekday to mean the word “on.” El sabado voy a ir de compras. On Saturday I’m going to go shopping. El lunes vamos a ir al cine. On Monday we are going to go to the movies. El miercoles van a correr en el parque. On Wednesday they are going to run in the park. Translate Translate the following sentences from English to Spanish. On Tuesday I’m going study. On Friday I’m going to write. On Sunday I’m going to read.