Look at the pictures and complete the sentences using an imperative in positive or negative form. Use the verbs in the box.
be drink drive fish smoke
stop talk turn turn off wash write
EXAMPLE: Stop the car.
The imperative – Grammar chart
The form of the verb used for the imperative is the base form of the verb (=the infinitive without to). There is no subject.
The negative imperative is made with do not or don’t + infinitive (no subject).
You can use the imperative to:
- Open the package carefully.
- Connect the cable into the plug.
- Fasten your seatbelt.
- Stop talking!
offer something or invite someone to something
- Have some cookies.
- Come and sit with us.
- Get some sleep.
- Tell her how you feel.
- Go and have fun.
- Don’t touch that cable.
- Please, Stopthe car!
You can use let’s + verb to:
It’s very hot today. Let’s go to the swimming pool.
Let’s not go out today. I’m very tired.
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