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The Italian Subjunctive – 3. Perfect Tense Posted by on May 24, 2017

So far in this series on the Italian subjunctive we’ve covered the Present Tense, and Irregular Verbs. Today we’re going to move on to the slightly more complex congiuntivo passato (perfect subjunctive). Constructing the congiuntivo passato: We construct the congiuntivo passato by using use the present subjunctive of the auxiliary verbs essere (to be) or…

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Il Congiuntivo Part 3 – Passato Posted by on Oct 10, 2009

In part 1 of this series on the congiuntivo I explained how to use it in the present tense, il congiuntivo presente. Part 2 consisted of a list of the most common irregular verbs and their present tense conjugations. This included the two verbs essere (to be), and avere (to have) which are essential to…

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