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" Bien que"

Truc ThanhA2Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

" Bien que"

In case of " bien que" in "aimer bien" followed by "que" , why is the verb " faire" in subjonctif( such as the example in the lesson: J'aimerais bien que tu fasse le petit-dejeuner. I don't understand here . So in this case,  have we still use subjonctive mood?Thanks!

Asked 1 year ago
MarieB2 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor
Hi Truc Thanh,

This lesson focuses on the use of the expression bien que, which must be followed by the subjunctive mood. The example that you mention, J'aimerais bien que tu fasses le petit-déjeuner, is included to point out that while this sentence might appear to use the same expression bien que, in fact it uses the expression aimer que along with the adverb bien. The expression aimer que also requires the subjunctive, as you have guessed. This is covered in the following lesson:

Aimer que / détester que + Le Subjonctif = to like / hate that

You can also use the Subjunctivisor tool to find out whether a selected verb or expression requires the subjunctive or indicative mood:

https://www.lawlessfrench.com/subjunctivisor/

I hope this helps :)

" Bien que"

In case of " bien que" in "aimer bien" followed by "que" , why is the verb " faire" in subjonctif( such as the example in the lesson: J'aimerais bien que tu fasse le petit-dejeuner. I don't understand here . So in this case,  have we still use subjonctive mood?Thanks!

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