The Verb "IR"

The verb “ir” in Spanish means “to go”. It is generally used to talk about where a person is going and what a person is going to do. Below you see from the conjugation chart that this is a highly irregular verb.

Ir = To go

(yo)voy = I go
(tú)vas = You go
(él)va = He goes
(ella)va = She goes
(usted)va = You (formal) go
(nosotros/nosotras)vamos = We go
(ellos/ellas)van = They go
(ustedes)van = All of you go

Examples: The verb “ir” used to express destination

Mis amigos van al parque los sábados.
My friends go to the park on Saturdays.

Yo voy a clase cada día.
I go to class everyday.

Mis amigos y yo vamos a un concierto.
My friends and I go to a concert.

Sara va al mercado con su hija.
Sara goes to the market with her daughter.

Examples: The verb “ir” used to express future actions

Mis amigos van a jugar fútbol en el parque este sábado que viene.
My friends are going to play soccer in the park this coming Saturday.

Yo voy a hablar con el profesor en clase.
I’m going to talk to the teacher in class.

Mis amigos y yo vamos a bailar en el concierto.
My friends and I are going to dance at the concert.

Sara va a comprar una camisa nueva en el mercado.
Sara is going to buy a new shirt at the market.

Worksheets to Practice This Spanish Verb



More Exercises

  • The Verb IR Sentence Building Activity
  • Quiz for the Verb Ir
  • Ir Reading Passage
  • The Verb "Ir" Translation Exercise
  • The Verb IR Reading Activity
  • The Verb IR Word Order Exercise
  • The Verb Ir Activity