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Future ambitions

It's important to be able to talk about your ambitions and plans for the future including further study, careers and travel.

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Here are some ways of expressing future intentions:

me encantaría, me chiflaría ...I would love ...
me gustaría más ...I would rather ...
preferiría ...I would prefer ...
pienso ...I am thinking of ...
quiero ...I want ...
quisiera, me gustaría ...I would like ...
tengo la intención de ...I am intending to ...

And here are some useful verbs for talking about career plans:

esperarto hope, to expect
lograrto achieve
mejorarto improve
llegar a serto become
Question

Revise these expressions referring to future plans in List A by matching them to their correct English meanings in List B.

List A: Quiero ...List B: I want to ...
viajar por el mundobe successful in life
conseguir un buen trabajoearn a good salary
divertirme antes de tomar las cosas en seriotake a year off/a gap year
ganar un sueldo elevadohave a big family
ir a la universidadlive in a spacious/nice/comfortable house
tener éxito en la vidaget a good job
tener una familia numerosalive in a luxury apartment
tener hijosenjoy myself before I settle down
tomar un año libre/sabáticoget married
casarmehave children
vivir en una casa amplia/bonita/cómodatravel around the world
vivir en apartamento de lujogo to university
List A: Quiero ...List B: I want to ...
viajar por el mundotravel around the world
conseguir un buen trabajoget a good job
divertirme antes de tomar las cosas en serioenjoy myself before I settle down
ganar un sueldo elevadoearn a good salary
ir a la universidadgo to university
tener éxito en la vidabe successful in life
tener una familia numerosahave a big family
tener hijoshave children
tomar un año libre/sabáticotake a year off/a gap year
casarmeget married
vivir en una casa amplia/bonita/cómodalive in a spacious/nice/comfortable house
vivir en apartamento de lujolive in a luxury apartment