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Subjunctive
Unit 4 – Page 42
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Subjunctive (Unit 4 – Page 42)
The subjunctive form of each verb in English
is the same as its base form.
Infinitive
Base Form
Subjunctive
To be
Be
Be
To go
Go
Go
To watch
Watch
Watch
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The subjunctive is used in that-clauses
following verbs and adjectives of urgency,
obligation or advisability.
Subjunctive (Unit 4 – Page 42)
critical
agree
recommend
propose
inform
excellent
important
desirable
insist
Advisability, Urgency or
Obligation
crucial
interesting
request
necessary
believe
suggest
essential
true
demand
Other
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Subjunctive (Unit 4 – Page 42)
Fill in the blanks with the correct form of the verbs in
parentheses.
stay
1. My mother’s doctor suggested that she ____________
not go
(stay) home. He said it is critical that she ____________
(go / not) to work this week.
2. I think it is good that Peter ____________
(go) to a
goes
different school next year.
3. Nobody believes that the student normally
____________
(cheat) on his tests.
cheats
4. If she asks me, I will propose that she ____________
take
(take) some extra driving classes.
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see
5. It is desirable that your grandmother ____________
(see) a specialist.
Subjunctive (Unit 4 – Page 42)
Comment on the pictures below, using a verb/adjective
followed by a that-clause with a subjunctive.
I recommend that she see a doctor.
It is important that she go to the
hospital.
I suggest that she drink tea with
lemon and honey before she goes to
bed.
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Subjunctive (Unit 4 – Page 42)
It is critical that he find a job.
I recommend that he look for a
job.
It is important that he be
aware of his condition and
seek assistance.
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Subjunctive (Unit 4 – Page 42)
I think it is important that
he not give up trying to
recover.
I suggest that he be treated
at Sarah.
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