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The subjunctive is used to discuss potential or hypothetical events, or events that are portrayed subjectively. The subjunctive mood contrasts with the indicative mood. The indicative mood presents information as actual, objective facts.
There are two clauses in a sentence. When the main clause is a subjunctive expression, the next clause is in the subjunctive form. Yo ______ que ________. Main clause 2 nd clause
The subjunctive is used when a subjunctive expression is used in the main clause. You can identify these expressions by using the acronym W.E.D.D.I.N.G.
The subjunctive can also be used when an incomplete action is the main clause. Incomplete actions describes something that someone was going to do or thinking about doing. Incomplete Actions A menos que(unless) En casa de que(in case) Antes que(before) Despues que(after) Tan pronto como (as soon as)
*Remember your stem changing rules still apply using the subjunctive!!! AR Verbs endingsEr/ir Verb endings ea esas ea emosamos esteisasteis enan
There are six verbs whose present tense is irregular. Dudo que usted vaya al Perú en diciembre. I doubt that you are going to Peru in December. Yo quiero que John vaya el supermercado I want John to go to the supermarket. Yo quiero que camine a escuela manana. I want to walk to school tommorrow.
When the past is used with a subjunctive action, you use the imperfect subjunctive. Imperfect Endings Ra Ras Ra Ramos Rais ran