Direct and indirect objects confuse us partly because we don't understand the REAL functions of verbs--that's a problem. Because English and Spanish are both CODES for reality--the KEY to the codes is REALITY! To understand Spanish, we must understand reality. And we don't. This is my attempt to fix that (a start).
If you ask 100 native Spanish-speakers & Spanish teachers why the sentences in this video use the subjunctive, 95% of them will tell you the reason is "cause & effect". Which is confusing. Because it's not true. In fact, it's ridiculous. Here's the real reason...
In this short video, you'll learn three different ways to say what you MEAN. Plus, you'll get my #1 trick for decoding any sentence you don't understand.
The Subjunctive is only caused by ONE thing. Not 17. Not 12. Not 2. Just one. One thing causes the subjunctive. There are no rules that govern when to use the subjunctive. There IS a trigger. But only one. The one thing. The one, TRUE cause of the subjunctive--the focus of this video.