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Peut-on utiliser le présent du subjonctif en concordance avec le futur ?

Peut-on dire « J'y réfléchirai avant que je prenne le cours » ? Faut-il utiliser une concordance des temps dans je prenne si j'utilise le futur dans la proposition principale ? Peut-on dire aussi : ...
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Future in the past

In English, you can say: I think I will do it … which becomes the following, when put in the past: I thought I would do it. How do you express the future in the past in French? Present ...
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Is reported speech still used in French?

Normally, if I want to say in French I told you I was happy I would normally say Je te dis que j'étais hereux But I've also seen this said like this: Je te dis que je suis hereux ...
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How to identify a condition (for use of conditionnel présent)?

This is a bit related to my other question and comment on the usage of conditionnel présent (Tense used to put forward a proposal). Why is there no conditionnel in the following example: Si je ...