30 - Five irregular verbs simply drop the e of the...

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The good news is that the same endings used to create the future tense of regular verbs are used to  create the future tense of irregular verbs. What makes a verb irregular in the future tense is that the  infinitive must be changed before you add the future tense ending. There are only 12 basic verbs that  are irregular in the future tense. The irregularities for the “dirty dozen” follow certain patterns that  make them easier to memorize.
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Unformatted text preview: Five irregular verbs simply drop the e of the infinitive (see Table 5 ). TABLE 5 The Irregular Verbs That Drop the e of the Infinitive Infinitive Changes to … Future Tense Ending saber (to know) sabr- yo sabré (I shall know) querer (to want) querr- tú querrás (you will want) poder (to be able) podr- él podrá (he will be able) haber (helping verb) habr- ellas habrán (they will have) caber (to fit) cabr- Uds. cabrán (you all will fit)...
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This note was uploaded on 11/08/2011 for the course SPAN 101 taught by Professor Oliveros during the Fall '09 term at Texas State.

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