Practice with the Subjunctive Forms
Now that you've had some experience with the subjunctive forms, let's see what you remember? The following exercises will test your knowledge and push you to determine which form should be used where. Check your answers in Appendix C when you're finished.
Subjunctive Forms: Exercise A
Write the verbs in parentheses in the subjunctive, depending if it is present, past, or future.
Eu preciso que vocês me________________(respond). (I need you to answer me.) Ela deseja que você lhe________________(give) o livro. (She wants you to give her the book.) Nós gostaríamos que ele________________(come) mais cedo. (We wanted him to come earlier.) Eles se surpreenderam que ela________________(was) tão magra. (They were surprised that she was so skinny.) Se não________________(be) muito tarde, vou pegar o ônibus. (If it is not too late, I will take the bus.) Enquanto ele________________(need) de mim, eu vou ajudá-lo. (While he needs me, I will help him.)
Subjunctive Forms: Exercise B
Indicative or Subjunctive? Circle the correct verb.
Se eu me lembro/lembrasse de tudo, seria mais fácil. (If I remembered everything, it would be much easier.) Elas não se esquecem/esqueçam de nada. (They do not forget anything.) Nós gostaríamos que eles trouxeram/trousessem a cerveja. (We would like them to bring the beer.)
bom que eles comem/comam tudo. (It's nice that they eat everything.)