Present Subjunctive

Der Konjunktiv

Introduction Einführung
The German subjunctive mood is one of the most difficult concepts for English speakers to learn. While English has a subjunctive mood, its grammatical formulations aren't quite as different from the indicative tenses.

You use the subjunctive for various reasons:

cases of desire
to express doubt
to make impersonal statements
to talk about impeding events

German also has a past subjunctive that describes past events in the same way as above.
Vocabulary Wortschatz
Play sprechen
to speak
Play haben
to have
Play spielen
to act to play
Play denken
to think

Verb Conjugations

Verben konjugieren

non-finite
unendlich
indicative
Indikativ
subjunctive
Konjunktiv
present
Präsens
preterite
Präteritum
imperative
Imperativ
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Zusatzlektüre

Parts of Speech

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