Who's got the subjunctive down now?
Subjunctive vs Indicative
Learning Objectives

  • Comprehend the three Dís that require the use of the subjunctive: Doubt, Disbelief and Denial (dudo que, no creo que, no es verdad). Conversely: No dudo, Creo and Es Verdad require the use of the indicative
  • Understand that certain conjunctions are always followed by the subjunctive: en caso de que, sin que, con tal (de) que, a menos que, para que, antes de que, cuando, hasta que, tan pronto como, y en cuanto.
  • Study the vocabulary covered in Chapter#14: Las carreras universitarias.

  • Students will conduct a 5-minute conversation in teams of two about their aspirations in college and what they plan to do in the future using both the subjunctive and the conjunctions listed above to tie together their ideas.
  • Students will utilize the Spanish Language Drill online that quizzes their knowledge of the grammatical rules of the subjunctive vs. indicative
  • Students will create a chart with self-made sentences that will include the 3 Dís listed above and the conjunctions.

Standard 1.1. Students engage in conversations, provide and obtain information, express feelings and emotions, and exchange opinions.
Standard 1.2. Students understand and interpret written and spoken language on a variety of topics.
Standard 1.3. Students present information, concepts, and ideas to an audience of listeners or readers on a variety of topics.