French Subjunctive - avoir peur que il est tonnant que (its...

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Subjunctive Used to express wishes, desires, necessities, emotions, opinions, doubts, suppositions, and other more subjunctive conditions Formation: drop the –ent ending from the present ils/elles form and add endings: -e -ions -es -iez -e -ent Irregular verbs with variations in the stem in the present indicative, show similar changes in the present subjunctive o Boire Boive, boives, boive, buvions, buviez, boivent o Prendre Prenne, prennes, prenne, prenions, preniez, prennent o Venir Vienne, viennes, vienne, venios, veniez, viennent Verbs that are completely irregular in the subjunctive o Aller, avoir, etre, faire, pouvoir, savoir, vouloir
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Uses: 1. wanting, getting, preferring, needing someone to do something aimer mieux que (to prefer) demander que désirer que exiger que (to demand) permettre que (to allow) préférer que recommander que souhaiter que (to wish) suggérer que vouloir que (to want) il faut que and synonyms (urgent/essentiel/important/utile/indispensable) 2.emotion and opinion
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Unformatted text preview: avoir peur que il est tonnant que (its surprising that) il est bizarre/curieux/extraordinaire que tre content(e)/trist(e)/satisfait(e)/surprise(e)/dsole que tre heureux(se) (to b e happy that) regretter que avoir honte que (to be ashamed that) il est ennuyeux/agaant/nervant que (its annoying, irritating that) 3. opinion evaluation and possibility ce nest pas la peine que (its not worth it that) accepter que il est logique/normal/naturel/juste que il est rare que il vaut mieux que (it is better that) il est possible/impossible que cest dommage que 4. negation of fact and opinion je doute que/ il est douteux que il nest pas sr(e) que je ne crois pas que je ne pense pas que Past subjunctive: Composed of the: auxiliary verb (avoir or tre) followed by the past participle same agreement rules apply as in the pass compos...
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2008 for the course FRENCH 232 taught by Professor Camillezeil during the Spring '08 term at University of Michigan.

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