Unit 3.2

Present of indicative of the verb Ir

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Introduction

The present indicative [presente del indicativo] is a verb tense that expresses actions that occur at the moment of speaking, general things, habitual actions, and future actions.

The verb ir is an irregular verb used to express movement.

Form

The verb ir is irregular and is not conjugated according to its infinitive ending.

The verb ir in the present indicative is conjugated as follows:

Persona Ir
Yo voy
vas
Él/Ella/Usted va
Nosotros/-as vamos
Vosotros/-as vais
Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes van

Example

  • Yo voy al centro de la ciudad;
  • vas a casa;
  • Él va a la calle;
  • Nosotras vamos al parque;
  • Vosotros vais al restaurante;
  • Ellas van a la tienda.

Use

The verb ir is used to express the action of moving from one place to another.

Summary

In Spanish, the verb ir is a irregular verb in the present indicative that expresses moving and is also used in verbal periphrasesir + a + infinitive + …

For example:
— «Voy a la escuela ahora mismo». = Expresses the actionf of moving a la escuela;
— «¿Vas a trasladarte a Madrid?» = Expresses the action of moving a Madrid.

Check the contents of the {Form} section. Then move on to the {Example} section, which shows you the usage in context.

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