Imperatives are used
to give orders or suggestions. For example:
"Come here!" or "Have a cookie".
always have no subject, and the second person
is usually implied as the subject instead. For
example "Come here!" implies the subject
"(you) Come here!".
Here are some of
the situations you can use imperatives.
Close the door! -
Stand up! - Sit down! - Open your books!
To make a cup of
- Boil some water
- Put some coffee in a cup
- Add some water
- Drink the coffee.
To go to the bank
Turn left at Orchard Street, and then
Offers and Invitations
- Have some
- Come over to our house sometime.
The verb let
is often used as an imperative to give strong
suggestions. Let's is a contraction of
let us. For example:
- Let's go home!
- Let's watch a movie!
Now let's do some
exercises using imperatives!