Spanish, when to use the subjunctive practice

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106 terms · Answer YES or NO to whether the subordinate clause should have a verb in the subjunctive

no (affirmation)

afirmo que...

yes (emotion)

me alegro que...

no (infinitive)

me alegro de ver...

yes (influence)

Te alento que...

no (affirmation)

aseveró que...

yes (emotion)

Se avergüenza de que...

yes (impersonal expression of subjective reaction)

Es bueno que...

no (fact)

es cierto que...

yes (uncertainty)

No es cierto que...

no (affirmation)

creo que...

yes (uncertainty)

no creo que...

yes (uncertainty)

¿crees que...?

yes (impersonal expression of subjective reaction)

Es curioso que...

either/depends (influence or reporting)

dijo que....

no (affirmation)

declaró que...

yes (influence)

¿Desea que yo...?

no (infinitive)

deseamos ir ....

yes (impersonal expression of subjective reaction)

Es difícil que...

yes (doubt)

Dudo que...

yes (uncertainty)

Es dudoso que...

yes (influence)

Se empeña en que...

no (infinitive)

se empeña en gritar...

yes (emotion)

me encanta que...

no (infinitive)

me encantó bailar...

yes (emotion)

nos enfada que ...

yes (emotion)

nos enoja que...

yes (desire)

espero que...

no (knowledge)

Estoy cierto que...

no (certainty)

Estoy seguro que...

no (certainty)

es verdad que...

yes (impersonal expression of subjective reaction)

Es estupendo que...

yes (impersonal expression of subjective reaction)

Es estúpido que...

no (certainty)

is evidente que...

yes (influence)

La ley exige que ...

yes (impersonal expression of subjective reaction)

Es extraño que...

yes (impersonal expression of subjective reaction)

Es fácil que...

no (fact)

me fijé que tú...

yes (emotion)

me gusta que...

no (infinitive)

Me gustó visitar....

yes (impersonal expression of subjective reaction)

Es horrendo que...

yes (impersonal expression of subjective reaction)

Es horrible que...

yes (impersonal expression of influence)

Es importante que...

yes (impersonal expression of subjective reaction)

Es imposible que...

yes (uncertainty, doubt, negation)

Es improbable que...

yes (impersonal expression of subjective reaction)

Es increíble que...

no (reporting)

informamos que...

yes (influence)

Insisto en que usted ...

no (infinitive)

insisto en llamar...

yes (impersonal expression of subjective reaction)

Es interesante que...

yes (emotion)

lamento que...

yes (impersonal expression of subjective reaction)

Es malo que...

yes (influence)

¿Manda él que ...?

yes (impersonal expression of subjective reaction)

Es maravilloso que...

yes (impersonal expression of subjective reaction)

Es mejor que...

yes (emotion)

¿Te molesta que...?

yes (impersonal expression of subjective reaction)

Es necesario que...

yes (influence)

Necesito que ...

no (infinitive)

necesitas tomar....

yes (doubt and negation)

Mi padre niega que...

yes (impersonal expression of subjective reaction)

Es notable que...

no (certainty)

es obvio que...

no (infinitive)

Adela odia comer....

yes (desire)

ojalá que....

yes (influence)

se oponía a que...

no (infinitive)

me opongo a votar...

either/depends (influence or reporting)

parece que...

yes (uncertainty, doubt, negation)

no parece que...

yes (doubt)

¿parecía que...?

yes (uncertainty, doubt, negation, and parecer followed immediately by an adjective)

Parece increíble que...

yes (influence)

Piden que ...

no (affirmation)

pienso que...

yes (affirmation)

no pienso que...

yes (impersonal expression of subjective reaction)

Es peor que...

yes (influence)

No permitimos que ...

yes (uncertainty, doubt, negation)

Es posible que...

yes (influence)

Es preciso que...

yes (influence)

Ella prefiere que ...

no (infinitive)

prefieren viajar....

yes (uncertainty, doubt, negation)

Es probable que...

yes (influence)

Se prohíbe que ...

yes (influence)

Quiero que tú hacer....

no (infinitive)

quiero hacer....

no (infinitive)

quiero dar....

yes (uncertainty, doubt, negation)

Quizá ...

yes (impersonal expression of subjective reaction)

Es raro que...

yes (influence)

Yo recomiendo que ...

yes (impersonal expression of subjective reaction)

Es ridículo que...

no (reporting)

relaté que...

no (reporting)

reportaron que...

yes (uncertainty, doubt, negation)

No es seguro que...

either/depends (influence or reporting)

Siento que...

no (infinitive)

sentimos no poder...

yes (emotion)

les sorprende que...

yes (uncertainty, doubt, negation)

tal vez...

yes (emotion)

Temo que...

yes (emotion)

Tengo miedo de que...

yes (influence)

Es urgente que...

no (fact)

veo que tú...

yes (uncertainty, doubt, negation)

No es verdad que...

yes (influence)

dejé que...

yes (influence)

hizo que ellos....

yes (influence)

la invito a que...

yes (influence)

Los obliga a que...

no (certainty or belief)

Mi padre no niega que...

no (certainty or belief)

No dudamos que...

no (certainty or belief)

El testigo afirmó que ...

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