Simple Subjunctive for A2 level

Simple Subjunctive

For actions happen at a specific time

It’s formed by the expressions:

θέλω να [ Ι want to]

μπορώ να [ I’m able to]

μου αρέσει να  [ I like to]

ελπίζω να [ I hope]

περιμένω να [ I wait for]

σκέφτομαι να [ I think of]

εύχομαι να [ Ι wish]

πρέπει να [ I have to]                           + the verb in the

για να [ in order to]                                   Simple Future

μην [don’t!]                                             without the word

να μην [not to]                                                           θα

πριν [ before]

 όταν [when]

ας [let’s]

αν [if]

USAGE EXAMPLES

Συγγνώμη, μπορώ να μιλήσω με τον Πέτρο; Excuse-me, can I talk to Petros? [ specific time: now you want to talk to Petros]

Θέλω να γράψω ένα γράμμα αύριο.  I want to write a letter tomorrow.

Σήμερα θέλω να μαγειρέψω κοτόπουλο. Today I want to cook chicken.

Σήμερα ελπίζω να τελειώσω την δουλειά μου περίπου στις 8 το βράδυ. Today, I hope I finish my work at about 8 o clock in the evening.

You can also read: 3 must-know Greek verbs

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