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    -¡Silencio, por favor!...Nadie se mueva. Enciendan las luces...Enciendan la cámara...¿Listos?...¡Acción!   -Ser o no ser...¡Esa es la question!
  New words  Palabras nuevas
Noboby: nadie
to switch on: encender
lights: luces
Ready: lista/o
'Ser o no ser.'

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Imperative


El Imperativo

Imperatives are used for giving orders, encouraging people  to do things, making suggestions and following instructions

Los imperativos se usan para dar órdenes, alentar a las personas a hacer cosas, dar sugerencias y seguir instrucciones.

 

 

Examples

Ejemplos:

 

 

Send me a mail...

Stand up...

 

Come in..                                                   
Close the window....


                                                                      

Turn on the light......

Put in the dvd..                                                                     

Envíeme un correo electrónico...

Pararse...
                                                                           
Entre  


Cierra la ventana..






Enciende la luz....

 

Coloca el dvd..

 

 

1.1 Imperatives used with a subject:


1.1 Imperativos con uso de sujeto: 

 To make it clear who is being spoken to:

 Para aclarar a quien nos dirigimos: 

 

 

Lucy, turn off the lamp.
                                                                                                                          


Lucía, apaga la lámpara....

Nobody move!     
                                                                      

¡Nadie se mueva!
 

 

 

1.2 Imperativos Negativos:


1.2 Imperativos Negativos:

negatives are formed with do + not  (don`t)

 los negativos se forman con do + not   (don`t)

Don't laught                                                                                        
 

No te rías

Don't cry...
                                                                                         

No llores....

Don't worry                                                                            
 

No te preocupes

 

 

1.3 Imperatives to follow instructions:


1.3 Imperativos para seguir instrucciones:

 

 

Turn on, switch off...(See following lessons ) Encender, apagar...( Vea las siguientes lecciones)
   

 

 

Activity: Choose the right words.
 

 

Actividad: Eligir las palabras que corespondan.
 

 

Scorer Right  Scorer Wrong 

                                                                                                                                                                            
Turn on / turn off? .                           Don't cry / cry! .              

Use it / don't use it? .                                        Bid now! / don't bid now! .        

 Sign /  don't sign this document.             Relax / do something. .        

Stop / don't stop  please!                                   Swear / don't swear .

Don't u turn / make a u turn. .                             Come in / turn it on. .

 Go ahead / come back! .                              Salute / sit down.  .

 

          

 

 

 

 

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