Describe what you hope to do and where you hope to be in 10 years in Spanish.



PHRASES:

Me gustaría estar trabajando de abogado aquí en México. I would like to be working as a lawyer here in Mexico.
Espero estar casado para entonces. I hope to be married by then.
Quisiera tener mi propio negocio de importación/exportación. I wish I had my own import/export business.
Me encantaría vivir en algún país extranjero para estudiar lenguas. I would love to live in a foreign country to study languages.
Quiero mudarme a una ciudad más grande. I want to move to a bigger city.
Me gustaría tener dos niños. I would like to have children.
Prefiero no tener que ir muy lejos al trabajo. I prefer to not have to commute very far to work.
Si me porto bien estaré en libertad condicional para entonces. If I behave I'll be on probation by then.
Espero casarme, tener hijos y tener un buen trabajo. I hope to get married, have children and have a good job.
Puesto que la economía está tan mal decidí regresar a la universidad para realizar una maestría. Since the economy is so bad I decided to go back to college to get my master's degree.

VOCABULARY:

aumento de sueldo (m)   pay raise
bolsa (f)   stock exchange
carrera (f)   bachelor's degree
casarse con alguien   to get married to someone
casarse   to get married
doctorado (m)   Ph.D. degree
economía (f)   economy
esforzarse   to try hard
esperar   to hope
estudiar   to study
hombre de negocios (m)   businessman
maestría (f)   Master's degree
meta (f)   goal
negocio (m)   business
promoción (f)   promotion
sueño (m)   dream
superar   to overcome
superarse/mejorarse   to improve oneself
trabajo (m)   job/work
vivir   to live

GRAMMAR:

Conditional Tense and Subjunctive Mood

In order to speak about your hopes and dreams for the future you will need to know how to use the conditional tense, the subjunctive mood, and several common expressions. Let's look at some examples:

Conditional

Me gustaría vivir en algún país extranjero. I would like to live in a foreign country.
  Me encantaría estar bien establecido en cuanto a mi trabajo. I would love to be well established with regards to work.

 

Present Subjunctive

Espero que tengamos una casa muy grande. I hope that we have a big house.
  Queremos que nuestros hijos estudien en buenas universidades. We want our children to study in good universities.

 

Quisiera - I would like, I hope etc.

Quisiera vivir en una ciudad chica y segura. I would like to live in a small and safe city.
  Quisiera tener un trabajo interesante. I would like to have an interesting job.

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