Presentation on theme: "Grammar Point The Imperative. Giving orders or advice pour donner un ordre ou un conseil 2 nd Person 2e personne Affirmative: base form of verb Negative:"— Presentation transcript:
Giving orders or advice pour donner un ordre ou un conseil 2 nd Person 2e personne Affirmative: base form of verb Negative: Do not / dont + base form Be quick! Fais vite! / Faites vite! Dont cry! Ne pluere pas! / Ne pleurez pas Lend him your books. Prête-lui tes livres / Prêtez-lui vos livres. Do not exceed the stated dose Ne pas dépasser la dose prescrite.
1 st and 3 rd Person 1re et 3e personne 1 st Person Affirmative: let us (lets) + verbNegative: lets not (dont lets) + verb Lets hurry up! Dépêchons-nous! Lets not panic Ne paniquons pas! Dont lets go out tonight. Ne sortons pas ce soir 3 rd Person Affirmative: let her / him / it / them + verb Dont let her / him / it/ them + verb Let him sulk! Quil boude! Dont let them fight! Quils ne se disputent pas!
Put these phrases in the imperative Eg: Id like you to stop complaining Stop complaining! 1.Id like you to come and see the rainbow. 2.Id like him to join us. 3.Id like you to give him a call 4.Im asking you not to forgot to post this letter. 5.Id like us not to waste time.
What are these people telling you to do? Use the imperative to describe their orders.