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French Exam 4

Question Answer
Ce n'est pas la peine que… It is not worth the effort… subjunctive
Il est bon que… It is good that… subjunctive
Il est dommage que… It is a shame that… subjunctive
Il est essential que…/il est indispensable que… It is essential that… subjunctive
Il est etonnant que…/il est surprenant que… It is surprising that… subjunctive
Il est important que… It is important that… subjunctive
Il est necessaire que… It is necessary that… subjunctive
Il est possible que… It is possible that… subjunctive
Il faut que… One must… subjunctive
Il vaut mieux que… It is better that… subjunctive
Il semble que… It seems that… subjunctive
Il me semble que… It seems to me that… indicative
Expressions of will SUBJUNCTIVE: demander que, desirer que, exiger que, preferer que, proposer que, recommander que, souhaiter que, suggerer que, vouloir que
Expressions of emotion SUBJUNCTIVE: aimer que, avoir peur que, etre content(e) que, etre desole(e) que, etre etonne(e) que, etre fache(e) que, etre fier que, etre ravi(e) que, regretter que
Esperer Indicative
Je pense que… I think that… indicative
Il est certain que… Shows certainty; indicative
Je ne pense pas… I don't think… subjunctive
Aller subjunctive aille, ailles, aille, aillons, alliez, aillent
Avoir subjunctive aie, aies, ait, ayons, ayez, aient
Etre subjunctive sois, sois, soit, soyons, soyez, soient
Faire subjunctive fasse, fasses, fasse, fassions, fassiez, fassent
Pouvoir subjunctive puisse, puisses, puisse, puissions, puissiez, puissent
Savoir subjunctive sache, saches, sache, sachions, sachiez, sachent
Vouloir subjunctive veuille, veuilles, veuille, voulions, vouliez, veuillent
To form the present subjunctive for most verbs take the ils/elles stem of the present indicative and add e, es, e, ions, iez, ent

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