Today we are going to learn how to form and use the Portuguese Present subjunctive - o Presente do Conjuntivo (a.k.a) o Presente do Subjuntivo.
In order for you to learn the subjunctive in Portuguese you need to have a general understanding of the other verbal tenses.
You do? Great! So you understand and speak Portuguese already. Congratulations!
Although it's important, the Present Subjunctive is not necessary for you to be understood by native speakers.
However, be aware that they will use it every time they speak to you.
Check this presentation out by clicking on the image . It's all in Portuguese.
Other expressions that require you to use the subjunctive are:
Some are similar to the expressions you use with the personal infinitive but this time followed by "que":
Other frequently used expressions are:
You see, these expressions are uttered all the time by any Portuguese-speaker.
It might be a good exercise for you to pick a few of these expressions above and with the help of this free verb table with the Present Subjunctive tense try to build some sentences.
You should write as many sentences as you can, so that your brain will accommodate this new structure in its automatic mechanisms - your subconscious mind.
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