When to use what subjunctive in Spanish - When to use what subjunctive in Spanish(The sequence of tenses la concordancia de tiempos Before starting you

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When to use what subjunctive in Spanish ( The sequence of tenses / la concordancia de tiempos) Before starting, you should be familiar with the following terms: Governing verb ” refers to the verb which causes the subjunctive to be used (for noun clauses, e.g., Quiero que vengas ) or the verb which determines the time of the action (present, past, future) in the accompanying subordinate clause. Present time ” tenses include the present (indicative [ hablo ] and subjunctive [ hable ]), present perfect (indicative [ he hablado ] and subjunctive [ haya hablado ]) and future perfect [ habré hablado ], as well as commands [ ¡Habla! ¡Hable! , etc.]. Past time ” tenses include all others: the imperfect (indicative [ hablaba ] and subjunctive [ hablara ]), preterit [ hablé ], past perfect (indicative [ había hablado ] and subjunctive [ hubiera hablado or hubiese hablado ]), conditional [ hablaría ], and conditional perfect [ habría hablado ]. Simple tenses ” are the one-word forms. The simple tenses of the indicative are the present [ hablo ], future [ hablaré ], imperfect [ hablaba ], and preterit [ hablé ]; the simple tenses of the subjunctive are the present [ hable ] and imperfect [ hablara ] tenses. The conditional* [ hablaría ] is also a simple tense. Compound tenses ” or “ perfect tenses ” are the forms composed of the helping verb haber plus the past participle. The compound tenses in the indicative are the presente perfect [ he hablado ], the past perfect [ había hablado ], and the future perfect [ habré hablado

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