Does après que require the subjunctive?
No, après que does not take the subjunctive:
Je ferai la vaisselle après que tu seras au lit.
I’ll do the dishes after you’re in bed.
À noter : The above is correct according to Le Bon Usage and Le Grand Robert, among others. However, so many native speakers mistakenly use the subjunctive after après que (probably influenced by avant que) that the rules have become muddled. Grammarians wince as the language evolves.
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