The verbs sein and haben in the Konjunktiv II

Understanding grammar is key to understanding a language.
German grammar tips with Wunderbla, online German lessons.

Free with no obligation to buy.

The verbs sein and haben in the Konjunktiv II

Reminder: The Konjunktiv II (subjunctive II) is used to express things like imagined wishes and conditions, as well as politeness, advice or suggestions.

Sigi wäre so gern am Strand.

Sigi would really like to be at the beach.

This is how the verbs sein (to be) and haben (to have) are conjugated in the subjunctive II:


ich wäre
du wärest
er/sie/es wäre
wir wären
ihr wäret
sie/Sie wären


ich hätte
du hättest
er/sie/es hätte
wir hätten
ihr hättet
sie/Sie hätten

Wenn wir ein Auto hätten, wären wir viel spontaner.

If we had a car we would be much more spontaneous.

Wenn ich ein Tier wäre, wäre ich eine Katze.

If I were an animal I would be a cat.

Still facing difficulties with 'The verbs sein and haben in the Konjunktiv II'? Improve your German with Wunderbla - try our German lessons for free now and receive a free level assessment!

What our users say:



I enjoy doing my online language courses online. Only ten minutes daily are enough...Thank you!



Gymglish has allowed me to improve my oral and written expression. A daily routine I wouldn't miss for anything in the world!



Your method is unique! Your courses have helped me to progress and gain confidence during my travels.



I love your innovative method which allows me to learn a new language and have fun at the same time!

More testimonials.

Improve your German further and test Wunderbla, online German lessons.

Do you know any tips to avoid making mistakes with 'The verbs sein and haben in the Konjunktiv II'? Share it with us!

HTML Comment Box is loading comments...