The Present Subjunctive: Irregular Verbs

Conjugating verbs in Italian just wouldn't be the same without irregular verbs. The following table contains the present tense of the usual suspects — avere and essere —and other common verbs.

Table 15-14

Exercise 15-4

Provide the present subjunctive of the verb in parentheses.

  • Credo che Maria ____________________ oggi. (venire)

  • è necessario che tu ____________________ l'articolo. (leggere)

  • Pare che lui ____________________ stasera. (partire)

  • è un peccato che Marco ____________________ triste. (essere)

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