Languages › Spanish Impersonal Statements in Spanish Subjunctive Mood Share Flipboard Email Print Linda Garrison Spanish Grammar History & Culture Pronunciation Vocabulary Writing Skills By Gerald Erichsen Spanish Language Expert B.A., Seattle Pacific University Gerald Erichsen is a Spanish language expert who has created Spanish lessons for ThoughtCo since 1998. our editorial process Gerald Erichsen Updated February 01, 2019 Impersonal expressions of the type "es + adjective + que" are almost always followed by a verb in the subjunctive mood. This is because such expressions usually indicate either a value judgment or a desire. Some Examples Es importante que estemos en la misma página. It is important that we be on the same page.Es sorprendente que nadie haya ido a la cárcel. It's surprising no one has gone to jail.No es bueno que el hombre esté sólo. It is not good for the man to be alone.Es posible que algunos sitios web no se muestren o funcionen correctamente en ese navegador. It's possible that some websites don't display or function properly in that browser.Es necesario que cierren las escuelas. It's necessary for them to close the schools.Es prohibido que la familia anfitriona aloje otros estudiantes. The host family is prohibited from lodging other students.Es interesante que el equipo gane. It's interesting that the team is winning.Es natural que yo esté enamorado de ti. It's natural that I'm in love with you. As you might expect, the same holds true in other tenses: Era urgente que llegara a la ciudad. It was urgent for him to arrive at the city.Será preciso que vayas a Buenos Aires. It will be necessary for you to go to Buenos Aires. Impersonal verbs with similar meanings and followed by que also are followed by a verb in the subjunctive: No me interesa que el equipo gane. It doesn't interest me that the team is winning.Importa que la familia reciba el dinero. It is important that the family receives the money. The main exception to using the subjunctive after expressions of the type "es + adjective + que" occurs when the impersonal expression explicitly states that what follows is factual: Es obvio que estoy preocupado. It's obvious I'm worried.Es cierto que la familia está en crisis. It is certain that the family is in crisis.