Does 'Il Semble Que' Need the Subjunctive?

Verbs, Expressions and Conjunctions That Require the French Subjunctive

The term il semble que means "it appears that" or "it seems that" in French, and it requires the subjunctive.


Il semble qu'il le fasse.
It seems that he does it.

Il semble que tu sois malheureux.
It seems you're unhappy.

To learn whether to use the subjunctive when saying "it seems to me that," see the il me (te, lui...) semble entry.