Video:Learn Spanish: How to Conjugate Saber in Future Tensewith Milo De Prieto
Learn how to conjugate saber in future tense so that you can properly use this Spanish verb. Here are tips for conjugating saber in future tense.See Transcript
Transcript:Learn Spanish: How to Conjugate Saber in Future Tense
Hola, I'm Milo for About.com and today we're talking about conjugating the verb saber, to know, in the future tense. You may know there is also another word, conocer, which also means to know. The difference is that conocer is for people or to be familiar with something, while saber is for knowledge or facts.
Conjugation of Saber in Future Tense
Saber is almost a regular verb in other tenses, but is completely regular in the future tense.
- yo sabré: I will know
- tú sabrás: you (informal) will know
- usted sabrá: you (formal) will know / él/ella sabrá: he, she will know
- nosotros sabremos: we will know
- vosotros sabréis: you (plural Spain informal) will know
- ustedes sabrán: you (plural Latin America, Spain formal) will know / ellos/ellas sabrán: they will know
The future tense is one of the simplest to remember as it is the same for all verb endings -er, -ir, and -ar. Saber follows the rules like any normal regular verb. Remember, because the subject is embedded in the verb, you can drop it.
Examples of Saber in Future Tense in Sentences
Sabré si me gusta mi barrio cuando lo vea sin obras. I will know if I like my neighborhood when I see it without streetwork.
Sabrás si has aprobado el examen mañana. You will know if you passed the test tomorrow.
Usted sabrá más sobre mis ideas después de la lectura. You will know more about my ideas after the talk.
El sabrá como cocinar una tortilla mejor después de hacerla la primera vez. He will know how to cook a tortilla better after he does it the first time.
More Examples of Saber in Future Tense
Pronto sabremos quién es El Zorro. Soon we will know who is Zorro.
Mañana sabréis quien ha sido elegido presidente. Tomorrow you will know who has been elected president.
¿Ustedes sabrán que van a tomar? Do you know what you want to drink?
Ellos no lo sabrán nada si no se lo dices. They will not know if you don't speak.
Continue practicing and soon you will be speaking with confidence in no time. For more information on Spanish, check us out at About.com.