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subjunctive2 - For most verbs the present subjunctive is...

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For most verbs, the present subjunctive is formed by following these three steps: 1. Start with the yo form of the present indicative. 2. Then drop the -o ending. 3. Finally, add the following endings: -ar verbs: -e, -es, -e, -emos, -éis, -en -er and -ir verbs: -a, -as, -a, -amos, -áis, -an Regular -ar verbs like hablar (yo hablo). hablo - o = habl habl + e = hable habl + es = hables habl + e = hable habl + emos = hablemos habl + éis = habléis habl + en = hablen Regular -er verbs like comer (yo como). como - o = com com + a = coma com + as = comas com + a = coma com + amos = comamos com + áis = comáis com + an = coman Regular -ir verbs like vivir (yo vivo). vivo - o = viv viv + a = viva viv + as = vivas viv + a = viva
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viv + amos = vivamos viv + áis = viváis viv + an = vivan The formula also works for verbs that have irregular "yo" forms in the present indicative. Study these examples: conocer (yo conozco) conozco - o = conozc conozc + a = conozca conozc + as = conozcas conozc + a = conozca conozc + amos = conozcamos conozc + áis = conozcáis conozc + an = conozcan tener (yo tengo) tengo - o = teng teng + a = tenga teng + as = tengas teng + a = tenga
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