Avant que

The Subjunctivisor!

Does avant que require the subjunctive?

Yes, avant que requires the subjunctive:

Par exemple…

Je vais rentrer avant qu’il ne fasse nuit.
I’m going home before it gets dark.

 Why ne? It’s the ne explétif.

Avant que is a conjunctive phrase.

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