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Unformatted text preview: In Spanish, the future tense is an extremely easy tense to use because it is created by a special verb conjugation. The first step to understanding the Spanish future tense is to realize that its structure is completely different than it is in English. A Spanish verb in the future tense is only one word, whereas in English the future tense requires at least two words: will or shall, which are placed in front of the verb in an affirmative sentence; in a negative sentence, the English future tense requires that will not or shall not precede the verb. To confuse matters, English speakers also have many colloquial methods of creating the future tense. The expressions going to or gonna are often used in affirmative sentences, and won't or not gonna are often used in negative sentences. The future in Spanish is much more clear and simple. It is simply a matter of learning to conjugate the verb in in Spanish is much more clear and simple....
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- Fall '09