I understand what generally triggers the subjunctive....

Nelson

Kwiziq community member

28 May 2018

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I understand what generally triggers the subjunctive....

But in this specific example of the Preterito Perfecto Subjuntivo....

Cuando hayas hecho tus deberes puedes ir a jugar fuera. 

Is it incorrect to also use.....

Cuando has hecho tus deberes puedes ir a jugar fuera. 

Just curious if they are interchangeable in their use. Thank you.

Nelson

This relates to:
Conjugate regular -ar, -er and -ir verbs in El Pretérito Perfecto Subjuntivo (present perfect subjunctive) -

Silvia

Kwiziq language super star

29 May 2018

29/05/18

¡Hola Nelson! With "cuando" you can use both moods. If you use the indicative, it is a fact, whereas if you use the subjunctive it refers to a future intention. I can see that in this lesson all usages refers to future intentions because we are using the subjunctive especifically. However, all the examples could alternatively use the indicative too but with a different meaning. I hope this helps! Silvia.

Nelson

Kwiziq community member

29 May 2018

29/05/18

Hola Silvia,

Sí, ahora lo entiendo perfectamente. ¡Muchisimas gracias!

Nelson

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