Spanish verbs ending in -zar replace the -z with a -c in El Presente de Subjuntivo. This is because in Spanish, after z you can only have the vowels a, o and u.
Here is the conjugation of utilizar (to use) affected by this spelling change:
|él / ella / Ud.||utilice|
|ellos / ellas / Uds.||utilicen|
Other verbs with this irregularity are abrazar (to hug), alcanzar (to reach) and cruzar (to cross). Have a look and listen to these examples:
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