Futuro Simple

The Spanish future tense is used to describe action which “will” or “shall” occur in the future, and also to express probability in the present.

Conjugating the Spanish Future Tense

To conjugate the Spanish future tense, take the verb infinitive and add the following endings:

  • -ás
  • -emos
  • -éis
  • -en

These apply to AR, IR, and ER verbs. For example:

AR VerbsER IR
caminaréaprenderémoriré
caminarásaprenderásmorirás
caminaráaprenderámorirá
caminaremosaprenderemosmoriremos
caminaréisaprenderéismoriréis
caminaránaprenderánmorirán

Irregular verbs in the Future tense

Verbs which change their stem in the conditional tense also change in the futuro, in the same ways. These changes do not affect the endings, which are the same as the 

VerbFuturo Stem
Cabercabr-
Decirdir-
Haberhabr-
Hacerhar-
Poderpodr-
Ponerpondr-
Quererquerr-
Salirsaldr-
Tenertendr-
Valervaldr-
Venirvendr-

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Much simpler compared to the past tenses, but with some sneaky irregulars to confuse you.

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