Exercise 2

Choose the correct forms to complete the following sentences.

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1 _____ to the cinema. There is a good film today.
a.
b.
c.
2 _____ candy. It's bad for your teeth.
a.
b.
c.
3 _____ to the party. I'm very tired and I want to go to bed.
a.
b.
c.
4 _____ here, please.
a.
b.
c.
5 _____ this book. It's horrible.
a.
b.
c.

 

 

The imperative – Grammar chart

 
The imperative - form and use

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Form

 
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).
 

Use

 

You can use the imperative to:

 

give instructions

  • Open the package carefully.
  • Connect the cable into the plug.

 

give orders

  • Fasten your seatbelt.
  • Stop talking!
  • Run!

 

offer something or invite someone to something

  • Have some cookies.
  • Come and sit with us.

 

give advice

  • Get some sleep.
  • Tell her how you feel.
  • Go and have fun.

 

give warnings

  • Don’t touch that cable.
  • Please, Stopthe car!

 

You can use let’s + verb to:

 

make suggestions

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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