Imperfect Subjunctive – Exercises

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Exercises

Choose the correct form of the imperfect subjunctive.

  1. Estaría genial que alguien la comida.[It would be great if someone would give out the food.]|3rd person singular, -ir verb (repartir)-iera/-iese
  2. Estamos muy felices de que te en Cuenca.[We are very happy that you got married in Cuenca.]|2nd person singular, -ar verb (casar)-aras/-ases
  3. Me gustaría que Paco y tú a la fiesta.[I’d like it if you and Paco came to the party.]|2nd person plural, -ir verb (venir)-ierais/-ieseis
  4. Es posible que la mercancía ayer.[It’s possible that the goods were delivered yesterday.]|3rd person singular, -ar verb (llegar)-ara/-ase
  5. La empresa buscaba trabajadores que el almacén por la noche.[The company was looking for workers to guard the warehouse at night.]|3rd person plural, -ar verb (vigilar) → -aran/-asen

Regular verbs. Conjugate the verbs in the imperfect subjunctive.

  1. No me creo que (vosotros/comerse)  toda la hamburguesa.[I don’t think you ate the whole hamburger.]|2nd person plural, reflexive -er verb (comerse)-ierais/-ieseis
  2. Nuestro jefe no se ha alegrado de que (nosotros/llegar)  tarde.[Our boss wasn’t happy that we came late.]|1st person plural, regular -ar verb (llegar)-áramos/-ásemos
  3. Me gustaría que todos mis amigos (asistir)  a la fiesta.[I’d like it if all my friends came to my party.]|3rd person plural, regular -ir verb (asistir)-ieran/-iesen
  4. Me harías un gran favor si (tú/cuidar)  a mi gato el fin de semana.[You’d be doing me a big favour if you looked after my cat at the weekend.]|2nd person singular, -ar verb cuidar → -aras/-ases
  5. Marisol siempre hace como si no (pasar)  nada.[Marisol always acts as if nothing happened.]|3rd person singular, -ar verb (pasar)-ara/-ase

Irregular verbs. Conjugate the verbs in the imperfect subjunctive.

  1. Nos alegramos de que (tú/estar)  estudiando.[We’re glad that you’ve been studying.]|2nd person singular, irregular -ar verb (estar)estuvieras/estuvieses
  2. Me gustaría que (ellos/hacer)  las camas más rápido.[I’d like it if they made the beds faster.]|3rd person plural, irregular -er verb (hacer)hicieran/hiciesen
  3. No sabíamos que (vosotros/tener)  un perro.[We didn’t know you’ve got a dog.]|2nd person singular, irregular -er verb (tener)tuvierais/tuvieseis
  4. Te dije que no (tú/traer)  más vino.[I told you not to bring any more wine.]|2nd person plural, irregular -er verb (traer)trajeras/trajeses
  5. Si (yo/saber)  la verdad, te la diría.[If I knew the truth I would tell you.]|1st person singular, irregular -er verb (saber) → supiera/supiese