Conjugate aller in Le Subjonctif Présent (subjunctive mood)

The verb ALLER is irregular in the Subjonctif Présent:

 
que j'aille I go
que tu ailles you go
qu'il/elle/on aille he/she/we go
que nous allions we go
que vous alliez you go
qu'ils/elles aillent they go
 

Note that the nous and vous forms are the same as in L'Imparfait. See Conjugate regular verbs in L'Imparfait (imperfect tense).

As for the other forms, the irregular root aill- is followed by the regular endings of Le Subjonctif Présent: 

-e, -es, -e, [-], [-], -ent

 
 
Have a look at these examples:
 

Il veut que j'aille acheter du lait.
He wants me to go to buy some milk.

 

Il faut que tu ailles voir cette exposition!
You must go and see this exhibition!

 

Il veut qu'elle aille au cinéma avec lui.
He wants her to go to the cinema with him.

 

Il faut que nous y allions aujourd'hui.
We must go there today.

 

Il aimerait que vous alliez chercher vos sacs.
He would like you to go and get your bags.

 

Il faut qu'ils aillent aux toilettes avant de monter dans le car.
They must go to the toilets before getting in the coach.

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Il faut que nous y allions aujourd'hui.
We must go there today.



Il faut que tu ailles voir cette exposition!
You must go and see this exhibition!


Il faut qu'ils aillent aux toilettes avant de monter dans le car.
They must go to the toilets before getting in the coach.


Il veut que j'aille acheter du lait.
He wants me to go to buy some milk.


Il veut qu'elle aille au cinéma avec lui.
He wants her to go to the cinema with him.


Il aimerait que vous alliez chercher vos sacs.
He would like you to go and get your bags.


Q&A

John

Kwiziq community member

6 September 2016

1 reply

No root? No pattern?

Wow, this lesson doesn't even mention the root or the pattern or anything, just examples.

Aurélie

Kwiziq language super star

9 September 2016

9/09/16

Bonjour John ! Thanks for letting us know: the lesson has now been extended and improved :) Please have a look ! Merci et à bientôt !

Joakim

Kwiziq community member

30 April 2016

1 reply

Subjunctive when?

"Il (verbe1) que (pronom) (verbe2)" Is verbe2 to be in the subjunctive mood for every verbe1 or only for some particular verbs?

Hilary

Kwiziq community member

30 April 2016

30/04/16

Only for some-the list of verbs and conjunctions requiring the subjunctive in 'verb2' is long-you'll find everything in Laura's lesson if you search 'subjunctive'- Hope that helps!
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