AP Spanish : Conditional Clauses in Spanish

Study concepts, example questions & explanations for AP Spanish

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Example Questions

Example Question #31 : Spanish Essentials

Fill in the blanks

Si yo __________ tú, yo __________ a mi tía. 

Possible Answers:

fuera . . . visitaría

fueras . . . visitaría

fuera . . . visito

sea . . . visitaré

soy . . . visito

Correct answer:

fuera . . . visitaría

Explanation:

Translated, this answer means, "If I were you, I would visit my aunt." Since this is a statement contrary to fact, the past subjunctive is needed. The correct past subjunctive in the 1st person singular of ser is "fuera." The correct tense in the next clause of the sentence is the conditional, which is "visitaría." 

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