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Old July 02, 2008, 12:07 PM
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El presente indicative y el presente subjuntivo

¿cual es el diferencia entre el presente indicative y el presente subjuntivo?
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Old July 02, 2008, 12:30 PM
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The subjunctive tense in Spanish implies doubt or speculation. We don't use it much in English. Instead we may use the word may or other such
words that soften a sure thing.
I found a good explanation of it in a website. I'm sure it will help
http://www.studyspanish.com/lessons/subj1.htm
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Poli, where is the doubt or the speculation in:
  • Me gusta que vengas con nosotros.
  • Quiero que vivamos siempre así.
  • Te digo que te laves ............... ?
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Doubt and speculation is perhaps a good starting place to explain the subjunctive mood to English speakers, but is entirely inadequate for explaining how to really use the subjunctive.
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Poli, where is the doubt or the speculation in:
  • Me gusta que vengas con nosotros.
  • Quiero que vivamos siempre así.
  • Te digo que te laves ............... ?
Como dijo David, dudo no es adecuado. Hay mas cosas invueltas en el sugjuntivo, pero en los ejemplos que tu diste, le verbo querer y gusta
indica un deseo. Un deseo no es una cosa segura.
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One questions. Do you all are teachers?

Because, always, I see your corrections, and you seems teachers for your way of writing and speaking.

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One questions: Are all of you teachers? (Are you all teachers?)

I ask because I always see you correcting each other, and it seems like you are teachers by the way you write and speaking.
(I ask because I always see you correcting each other, and by the way you write and speak, it seems like you are teachers.)

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Not all of us are teachers. Several are, however. We correct each other because we help each other learn by doing so.

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I have made more mistakes.
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I have made more mistakes.
Not to worry, it´s totally acceptable to make mistakes.
You only need to always identify your mistakes, accept corrections and learn from them..., that´s how we all learn.
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