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LEARN SPANISH FUTURE SIMPLE OF SUBJUNCTIVE MOOD

When we translate the tenses corresponding to the Spanish subjunctive mood into English we will do it according to the context. We always have to interpret the sentence and translate accordingly.

Before we study the future simple of the subjunctive mood we need to learn some basic concepts about Spanish verbs. Spanish verbs are always either regular or irregular as it happens with English verbs. All Spanish verbs end either in "-ar", "-er" or "-ir". These are the three Spanish conjugations.

Example

Hablar (to speak), Correr (to run), Añadir (to add)

To form the future simple of the subjunctive mood, we need to take the verb as we find it in the dictionary. Then we will remove the last two letters and we will add the appropriate ending for each person.

Example

For the verbs ending in -ar:

yo (I) -are
tú (You) -ares
él, ella, usted (he, she, you formal) -are
nosotros, nosotras (we) -áremos
vosotros, vosotras (you all) -areis
ellos, ellas, (they) ustedes (you all formal) -aren

Example: We take the verb "hablar" (to speak). We remove the "-ar": We are left with habl- (the stem) and then we add the personal endings.

hablar hablar--
yo (I) hablare
tú (you) hablares
él, ella, usted (he, she, you formal) hablare
nosotros, nosotras (we) habláremos
vosotros, vosotras (you all) hablareis
ellos, ellas, (they) ustedes (you all formal) hablaren

For verbs ending in -er:

yo (I) -iere
tú (You) -ieres
él, ella, usted (he, she, you formal) -iere
nosotros, nosotras (we) -iéremos
vosotros, vosotras (you all) -iereis
ellos, ellas, (they) ustedes (you all formal) -ieren

Example: We take the verb "correr" (to run). We remove the "-er": We are left with corr- (the stem) and then we add the personal endings.

correr correr--
yo (I) corriere
tú (you) corrieres
él, ella, usted (he, she, you formal) corriere
nosotros, nosotras (we) corriéremos
vosotros, vosotras (you all) corriereis
ellos, ellas, (they) ustedes (you all formal) corrieren

For verbs ending in -ir:

yo (I) -iere
tú (You) -ieres
él, ella, usted (he, she, you formal) -iere
nosotros, nosotras (we) -iéremos
vosotros, vosotras (you all) -iereis
ellos, ellas, (they) ustedes (you all formal) -ieren

Example: We take the verb "añadir" (to add). We remove the "-ir": We are left with añad- (the stem) and then we add the personal endings.

añadir añadir--
yo (I) añadiere
tú (you) añadieres
él, ella, usted (he, she, you formal) añadiere
nosotros, nosotras (we) añadiéremos
vosotros, vosotras (you all) añadiereis
ellos, ellas, (they) ustedes (you all formal) añadieren

The differences between the persons "tú" (you), "vosotros" (you all), "usted" (you formal) and "ustedes" (you all formal) are explained in Spanish Personal Pronouns .

Some of the irregular verbs will be conjugated exactly in the same form, adding the same sets of endings; the only difference is that they will have some spelling changes in the stem of the verb. ***Remember*** Spanish Irregular verbs can be highly irregular and the general rule is "The rules do not apply".

Tener To have
yo tuviere
tuvieres
el tuviere
nosotros tuviéremos
vosotros tuviereis
ellos tuvieren

SOME GENERAL USES


We have to highlight that this tense has fallen into disuse in the spoken language and it is only used in some idioms and some formal documents such juridical or administrative ones.

Example

Sea lo que fuere lo que hizo, fue castigado por ello.
Be that as it may what he did, he was punished for it.