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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:

 

 

Open the door!

                                                                                                                                         

Sit down.....

 

Come in..                                                   

 


Close the window....


                                                                      
 

Turn on the light......

 

Put in the dvd..                                                                      ..

¡Abra la puerta !
 


Sentarse...

 
                                                                                    
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...(go to exercises extention n 4 on computers language)

Encender, apagar...( vaya a la sesión de ejercicios n 4 -tema lenguaje de computación)

   
Now click on next to practice imperatives in general: Haz clic en siguiente para practicar imperativos en general: