Tener Subjunctive Tense

Convey the concept of having or possessing with tener in the Subjunctive Tense, through engaging learning materials and practical exercises. Possess your Spanish goals at our tener conjugation page and have more success with our Spanish conjugation resources.

Verb Meaning(s): to have

Verb Chart: Tener Subjunctive Tense



(So that) I have



(So that) we have

(Juana, Juan)


(So that) you have


(informal Spain)


(So that) you all have


(Sra./Dr. García)


(So that) he/she/you have



(So that) they/you all have

Tener Subjunctive Tense Practice

Multiple Choice Game

Artifact Amigo Spanish Verb Conjugation Game

Conjugation Practice

Subjunctive Tense

Tener Subjunctive Sentence Examples

1. Es necesario que yo tenga paciencia durante el proceso de aprendizaje.
It’s necessary that I have patience during the learning process.
2. Quiero que tú tengas cuidado al cruzar la calle.
I want you to be careful when crossing the street.
3. Es importante que él tenga su identificación a mano en el aeropuerto.
It’s important that he has his identification handy at the airport.
4. Espero que ella tenga la oportunidad de expresar sus ideas.
I hope that she has the opportunity to express her ideas.
5. Deseo que usted tenga éxito en su nuevo empleo.
I wish that you are successful in your new job.
6. Es bueno que nosotros tengamos un plan de emergencia.
It’s good that we have an emergency plan.
7. Os recomiendo que tengáis todos los documentos preparados. (vosotros is used only in Spain)
I recommend that you have all the documents prepared.
8. Quiero que ellos tengan las herramientas necesarias para el proyecto.
I want them to have the necessary tools for the project.
9. Es vital que ellas tengan acceso a educación de calidad.
It’s vital that they have access to quality education.
10. Recomiendo que ustedes tengan balance entre trabajo y descanso.
I recommend that you maintain a balance between work and rest.
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