Future tense in Spanish (el futuro)
Conjugation and endings of the future tenses in Spanish
|Future tense||First person singular||Translation|
|comeré||I will eat|
|voy a comer||I am going to eat|
|I will have eaten|
The futuro simple is used to talk about something that will happen or will be true in the future.
- Lo haré mañana (I’ll do it tomorrow)
- Lo pondré aquí (I’ll put it here)
- ¿A qué hora vendrás? (What time will you come?)
To learn more about this tense, its uses, marker words, and irregular conjugations, have a look at our futuro simple page!
The futuro próximo (“going to-future” in English) is used to express something that is going to happen in the future, no matter the time, and it is a plan, something you have scheduled.
- El año que viene voy a hacer más yoga. (I am going to do more yoga next year)
- El sábado en la fiesta no voy a comer mucho. (I am not going to eat too much at the party on Saturday)
- Ahora voy a hacer una tortilla. (I am going to make a tortilla)
To learn more about this tense, its uses, marker words, and irregular conjugations, have a look at our futuro próximo page!
The future perfect (el futuro perfecto o futuro compuesto in Spanish) is a future tense that expresses a future action that will have taken place by some future time.
- Para el año que viene Patricia se habrá ido a otro sitio a vivir. (By next year Patricia will have gone somewhere else to live).
- Para entonces ellas habrán viajado mucho. (By that time, they will have traveled a lot).
- Habré terminado el Master en enero. (I will have finished my master degree by January)
To learn more about this tense, its uses, marker words, and irregular conjugations, have a look at our futuro perfecto page!
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