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INTRODUCTION
Eric: Hi everyone, I'm Eric.
Alex: And I'm Alex.
Eric: And welcome to Must-Know Spanish Sentence Structures, Season 1, Lesson 23. The Verb "to Hope."
Eric: In this lesson, you'll learn how to use a sentence pattern for expressing things you hope will happen.
PATTERN
Eric: For example, "I hope (that) you win the contest. "
Alex: Espero que ganes el concurso.
Alex: [slow] Espero que ganes el concurso.
Eric: The pattern for expressing hope has 4 elements. First, "I hope."
Alex: Espero.
Eric: Second, "that."
Alex: que.
Eric: Third, a verb in present subjunctive. In this case, "you win."
Alex: ganes.
Eric: And last, the complement "the contest."
Alex: el concurso.
Eric: Altogether, we have... "I hope (that) you win the contest. "
Alex: Espero que ganes el concurso. [slow] Espero que ganes el concurso. [normal] Espero que ganes el concurso.
Eric: Start with the verb meaning "I hope."
Alex: espero
Eric: Followed by the conjunction "that."
Alex: que
Eric: Then add a verb in the present subjunctive form. You can add more details at the end by putting another verb, noun, or phrase.
Alex: Espero que ganes el concurso.
Eric: So remember: To express your hope that something will happen, start with the phrase "I hope that.” In Spanish, that’s…
Alex: Espero que
Eric: Then add a verb in the present subjunctive, and finish with a complement.
Eric: Here’s another example meaning, "I hope (that) you find what you are looking for." First, "I hope."
Alex: Espero.
Eric: Second, "that."
Alex: que.
Eric: Third, the verb in the present subjunctive "you find."
Alex: encuentres.
Eric: And last, the complement "what you are looking for."
Alex: lo que buscas.
Eric: Altogether we have...
Alex: Espero que encuentres lo que buscas. [slow] Espero que encuentres lo que buscas. [normal] Espero que encuentres lo que buscas.
Eric: "I hope (that) you find what you are looking for."
[pause]
Alex: Espero que encuentres lo que buscas.
Eric: How do you say - "I hope (that) you come to the party." To give you a hint, "you come to the party " is...
Alex: vengas a la fiesta. [slow] vengas a la fiesta. [normal] vengas a la fiesta.
Eric: "I hope (that) you come to the party."
[pause]
Alex: Espero que vengas a la fiesta. [slow] Espero que vengas a la fiesta. [normal] Espero que vengas a la fiesta.
[pause]
Alex: Espero que vengas a la fiesta.
REVIEW
Eric: Let's review the sentences from this lesson. I’ll give you the English equivalent of the phrase, and you’re responsible for shouting it out loud in Spanish. Here we go.
Eric: "I hope (that) you win the contest. "
[pause]
Alex: Espero que ganes el concurso.
[pause]
Alex: Espero que ganes el concurso.
Eric: "I hope (that) you find what you are looking for."
[pause]
Alex: Espero que encuentres lo que buscas.
[pause]
Alex: Espero que encuentres lo que buscas.
Eric: "I hope (that) you come to the party."
[pause]
Alex: Espero que vengas a la fiesta.
[pause]
Alex: Espero que vengas a la fiesta.
OUTRO
Eric: Okay. That's all for this lesson. You learned a pattern to express that you’re hoping for something, as in...
Alex: Espero que ganes el concurso.
Eric: meaning "I hope (that) you win the contest. "
Eric: You can find more vocab or phrases that go with this sentence pattern in the lesson notes. So please be sure to check them out on SpanishPod101.com. Thanks everyone, and see you next time!
Alex: Hasta la próxima.

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Monday at 6:30 pm
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What's your biggest hope?

Sylvia Perreira
Tuesday at 1:46 pm
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Espero que mi esposo se vuelve mas saludable.