The Present Subjunctive

The Present Subjunctive - ent from the third person plural...

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The Present Subjunctive The present subjunctive is used much more frequently in French than in English (where it has been  largely replaced by the indicative) and, therefore, needs special attention. Note:   Here are a few examples of the subjunctive in English:  I demand that he see a doctor. If the apple were ripe, it would be delicious. She looks as if she were sick. Forming the present subjunctive The present subjunctive of regular verbs and of many irregular verbs is formed by dropping the - 
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Unformatted text preview: ent from the third person plural ( ils / elles ) form of the present tense and adding the endings shown in Table 1 . TABLE 1 The Present Subjunctive of Regular Verbs Subject Ending-er Verbs -ir Verbs -re Verbs parl ent finiss ent vend ent je-e parl e finiss e vend e tu-es parl es finiss es vend es il/elle/on-e parl e finiss e vend e nous-ions parl ions finiss ions vend ions vous-iez parl iez finiss iez vend iez ils/elles-ent parl ent finiss ent vend ent...
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