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The usage of future tense

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Hello,

In earlier lessons I heard something like aprenderas and when I checked it at the conjugation section I saw that it is future form of aprender. But when I came to Lesson 2.2, where future tense is covered I encountered another future tense as "ir + a + indefinitive"

So what's the difference between aprenderás and vamos a aprender?

Thanks a bunch!

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updated ENE 28, 2010
posted by neslita

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I'll learn - Aprenderé

I'm going to learn - Voy a aprender

There is a very subtle difference between the future forms in English and it seems the same difference may also apply in Spanish.

Future tenses

updated ENE 28, 2010
posted by peterpierre2
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It's like the difference between "I will" and "I am going to" in English, except that in Spanish the future tense carries a bit of uncertainty. If you know you are going to do something at a specific time in the future, you use the present tense.

updated ENE 28, 2010
posted by lorenzo9
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