Teachers use them a lot. Identify which ones your English teacher uses in your classroom.
Look and listen to the following imperatives.
We can use the imperative to give a direct order:
Take that chewing gum out of your mouth
Turn off your cell phone
We can use the imperative to give instructions:
Open your books to page 52
Work in pairs
Go to the board
Raise your hand
Listen and repeat
Complete the activity
We can use the imperative to make an invitation:
Come in and sit down
Let’s check homework
Check your answers please
Follow me to the lab
Listening and writing exercise
Es Listen to the phrases and write the imperative you hear. Pay attention to intonation and stress.
Escucha las frases y escribe el imperativo que oigas. Pon atención a la pronunciación y entonación de las mismas.