The Spanish Subjunctive Mood is an important part of speaking Spanish. At this point, you have already learned how to use the five important Spanish tenses.
Now it is time to study the Spanish "Subjunctive Mood." The Subjunctive mood is not a tense. Rather it is used the same way as tenses are, so that is why we call it a "mood" instead. The Subjunctive mood is not nearly used as much in English as it is in Spanish. But that is all the more reason to study it because it becomes very useful in Spanish as long as you understand it.
Primarily, there two moods in Spanish that contrast each other. They are the Subjunctive mood and the Indicative mood. The one you are already very familiar with as an English speaker is the Indicative mood. Let's view the descriptions of the two before we move on to study the Spanish Subjunctive mood in this lesson.
Focuses on factual, apparent information (facts, based on evidence.)
Focuses on what a person feels about the statement (opinions, intents, uncertainty, possibility, doubt, etc.)
Forming Subjunctive Verbs and Statements
Learning Exceptional Subjunctive Verbs in Spanish
Last updated: 2017
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