Presentation on theme: "Conjugating Verbs in the Conditional Tense. The Conditional Tense 1.The conditional tense is used to indicate would in English. ie…I would go shopping."— Presentation transcript:
The Conditional Tense 1.The conditional tense is used to indicate would in English. ie…I would go shopping if I had enough time. ie…Yo iría de compras si tuviera bastante tiempo.
The Conditional Tense 2. The conditional tense is also used to express possibility or probability in the past. ie…I wonder what time it was? ¿Qué hora sería? (in a question it would be translated as wonder, in a statement it would typically be translated as probably)
The Conditional Tense 3. The conditional tense is sometimes used to show politeness. ie…I would like to talk to Jon, please. Me gustaría hablar con Jon, por favor.
The Conditional Tense 4. The conditional tense is also used with if clauses. ch.9,11 If the conditional tense is used with a si clause, then the other clause must use the imperfect subjunctive. ie…I would go to the movies if I had a ticket. Yo iría al cine si tuviera un boleto.
Conjugating in the Conditional 1.The stem is the entire infinitive. ie...hablar 2. Add the regular conditional endings. (same as er/ir imperfect) íaíamos ías íaían
Irregular Verbs These verbs have irregular stems but regular endings in the conditional tense: cabercabr-quererquerr- decirdir-sabersabr- haberhabr-salirsaldr- hacerhar-tenertendr- poderpodr-valervaldr- ponerpondr-venirvendr-
Sentence Examples Hablaría con mi hermana. I would talk with my sister. Juan bailaría el lunes. Juan would dance on Monday. ¿Podrían Uds. ayudarme? Could you all help me?
Sentence Examples (Cont.) Limpiarían la casa el martes si hubiera tiempo. They would clean the house on Tuesday if there is time. Cantaríamos en el gimnasio. We would sing in the gym.
Practice Conjugating Conjugate the following regular verbs in the conditional tense: poderhablarsacar comervivirvenir ponerleerrepasar