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Spanish Past Subjunctive Mood Grammar

In order to create the form the first thing to do is to start with ellos ( the third person in plural form of the preterit) For example: do you remember ellos cantaron, cocinaron, metieron, therefor the ending is “ron”. … Continue reading

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Independent sentences like “quizas” maybe

Independent clauses and not subordinated Use 1 We cannot assure if the person that wish of the person is going to become true or not ¡Maldito seas! Dios te oiga; (I hope God listens to you) descanse en paz; (when someone … Continue reading

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The past subjunctive: regular -ar verbs

Subjunctive in Spanish – Grammar SOURCE: http://www.espanol-ingles.com.mx/spanish-grammar/verbs_subjunctive_past.shtml There are there things that you have to take in account to form the past subjunctive: Regular -ar verbs replace the -ar with -ara; replace the -ar with -ara; the stressed syllable always falls on the first a of the ending. … Continue reading

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The past subjunctive in Spanish

Subjunctive in Spanish – Grammar SOURCE: http://www.espanol-ingles.com.mx/spanish-grammar/verbs_subjunctive_past.shtml We have different types of past subjunctive in the past subjunctive like the present subjunctive Past subjunctive forms of regular -ar verbs, which are based on the ending -ara; Past subjunctive forms of non-ar verbs – –er … Continue reading

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When to use the past simple subjunctive in Spanish

Subjunctive in Spanish When to use the past subjunctive The past subjunctive  falls  into one of two categories: Past subjunctive = subjunctive + past Straightforward cases of a syntactical need for a  subjunctive combined with a past time frame; 2. Past subjunctive with a hypothetical time frame … Continue reading

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Conditionals with past simple and complex of the subjunctive

Subjunctive in Spanish: uses Condicionales con pretéritos simple y compuesto de subjuntivo Source: HERE Please click on the following links in order to open each lesson:   Conditional with Subjunctive Preterite simple Conditional Subjunctive Compound preterite        

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The past simple subjunctive in Spanish- The Explanation

Subjunctive in Spanish The past subjunctive forms are based on the preterit or simple past The past subjunctive we generally use it with the conditional They’re mainly used when the syntax requires a subjunctive but in a clause that denotes one of the following: … Continue reading

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Conditional with Subjunctive Preterite simple

Subjunctive in Spanish SOURCE: http://www.espanol-ingles.com.mx Click on each lesson   The past simple subjunctive in Spanish- The Explanation   When to use the past simple subjunctive in Spanish    

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No parece que + subjuntivo

Subjunctive in Spanish Mode: No speaker’s commitment to the truth – No compromiso del hablante con la verdad SOURCE: http://www.cuadernoscervantes.com/ele_57_subjuntivo2.htm Sentences which support three choices: infinitive / indicative / subjunctive a. No parece que es profesor (It doesn’t seem that he is a teacher) With the indicative you commit with the truth like … Continue reading

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Cláusulas concesivas de probabilidad

Concessive clauses probability – Subjunctive in Spanish In order to understand how we use the subjunctive in this case, we have to understand what “Cláusulas concesivas” means or even in English “Concessive clauses”. I found a very nice definition in http://es.wikipedia.org/ in Spanish … Continue reading

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