Presentation on theme: "USTED/USTEDES COMMANDS. These are sooooooooo easy. Well, they’re easy if you did a good job of learning how to form the subjunctive and not so much if."— Presentation transcript:
These are sooooooooo easy. Well, they’re easy if you did a good job of learning how to form the subjunctive and not so much if you didn’t. USTED commands are just like the subjunctive: hablesalgaconozca comavuelvaalmuerce digaleavea
Let’s review how to form the subjunctive: Drop the –o off the yo form Add –e to –ar verbs; add –a to –er/-ir verbs Remember that verbs ending in –car, -gar, and –zar are going to spell change: tocar – toque pagar – pague comenzar – comience There are five irregulars: sersea irvaya sabersepa estaresté dardé And that’s it. There are some considerations with stem-changing verbs, but they don’t affect Ud./Uds.
One more thing: pronouns. You have to put object pronouns on the END of affirmative commands: cómalosábrala ayúdemepídalos You have to add an accent mark over what was originally the next-to-last syllable whenever you put a pronoun on the end of a command. But you put the pronoun BEFORE a negative command: no los comano la abra no me ayudeno los pida
Oh—and about Uds. Commands: all you have to do is put an –n on the end of the Ud. Command. cómanlosábranla ayúdenmepídanlos no los comanno la abran no me ayuden no los pidan
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