Beginner Spanish Review Lesson 18 El verbo Ir and different kinds of transport in Spanish Posted by on Mar 19, 2013 in Learning, Spanish Grammar, Spanish Vocabulary, Videos

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Today we are going to practice the Spanish verb To go El verbo Ir with some useful transport vocabulary in Spanish.

Answers to all tasks involved in this lesson will be given at the end of the post and you can also follow a link with this post to watch the original theory video lesson on the same topic.

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El verbo Ir and different kinds of transport in Spanish

1. First, let´s conjugate El verbo Ir in the Spanish Present Tense. I will say a person (nosotros, vosotros, ustedes, or ellos) and I would like you to conjugate the El verbo Ir in the correct way for the Spanish Present Tense: (For example: Ellos: Van)

– Nosotros
– Tú
– Ellas
– Ustedes
– Ella
– Vosotros
– Él
– Ellos
– Yo
– Usted

2. Next, I will say some conjugations of El verbo Ir and I would like you to tell me what they mean in English. For example: “Vamos” means “We go”. Keep in mind that some of them could mean more than one thing:

– Vais
– Vas
– Vamos
– Va
– Voy
– Van

3. Now, please translate the following sentences in Spanish to English:

¿Adónde vamos?
¿Vais a Barcelona?
¿Va usted a Sevilla?
Mi amigo no va a Bilbao
Elena y Carlos van al supermercado
Voy a la iglesia

4. Let´s see next if you know this Spanish transport vocabulary. What do they mean?

– Metro
– Coche
– Avión
– Tren
– Autobús
– Barco
– Andando
– Bicicleta

5. Now, please translate these Spanish sentences to English:

Vamos a casa en bicicleta
Voy al trabajo andando
¿Vas a Madrid en avión o en coche?
Ana va a París en tren
Pedro y Silvia van a Barcelona en autobús
¿Van ustedes en metro o en autobús?

6. Finally, try to say these useful transport related sentences in Spanish:

My sister goes to work by car
I go to England by boat
We don´t go walking
Do you go to Alicante by bus? (one person/friendly)
Sara goes to the restaurant by metro
Ana and Sonia go home by train

This is all for today.

In this lesson it is important to know not only the Spanish verb To go El verbo Ir and useful Spanish vocabulary related to transport, but also how to use the very important Spanish prepositions “a” and “en”. We will see more of these types of prepositions in future classes.

Have a great week and see you soon with more Spanish practice.

¡Hasta luego!

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– Vamos
– Vas
– Van
– Van
– Va
– Vais
– Va
– Van
– Voy
– Va

– You go (group/friendly)
– You go (one person/friendly)
– We go
– You go (one person/formal), he goes, she goes, it goes
– I go
– They go

Where are we going to? / Where do we go to?
Are you going to Barcelona? / Do you go to Barcelona? (group/friendly)
Are you going to Sevilla? (one person/formal)
My friend is not going to Bilbao / My friend doesn´t go to Bilbao
Elena and Carlos are going to the supermarket / Elena and Carlos go to the supermarket
I am going to church / I go to church

– Metro
– Car
– Plane
– Train
– Bus
– Boat
– Walking
– Bicycle

We are going home by bicycle / W ego home by bicycle
I am going to work walking / I go to work walking
Are you going to Madrid by plane or by car / Do you go to Madrid by plane or by car? (one person / friendly)
Ana is going to Paris by train / Ana goes to Paris by train
Pedro and Silvia are going to Barcelona by bus / Pedro and Silvia go to Barcelona by bus
Are you going by metro or by bus? / Do you go by metro or by bus? (group/formal)

Mi hermana va a trabajar en coche
Voy a Inglaterra en barco
No vamos andando
¿Vas a Alicante en autobus?
Sara va al restaurante en metro
Ana y Sonia van a casa en tren

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