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In Spanish... There is more than 1 present tense! –The present indicative tense Used to tell what is happening now –The present subjunctive tense Used after expressions of hope or wishes
In English... A special verb form is not required after expressions of hope. –I hope that you do the homework. In Spanish, however, it is different!
The Present Subjunctive 1.Start with the YO form 2.Drop the -O 3.Add opposite vowel ending 4.-ARe, es, e, emos, en 5.-ER/-IRa, as, a, amos, an 6.NOTICE! The YO and the ÉL forms are the same! Include the subject in your sentence to clarify!
The Present Subjunctive The present subjunctive will seem very familiar to you... Use the present subjunctive after the phrase OJALÁ QUE to express hope.
Subjunctive v. Indicative Indicative sentence Hablamos español hoy. We speak Spanish today Subjunctive sentence Ojalá que hablemos español hoy. It’s hoped that we speak Spanish today.
Práctica Practicamos con la conjugación de los subjuntivos y expresiones de deseos (hope).