Affirmative “tÚ” commands examples – regular verbs “er” verb – comer > come Por favor, come tu ensalada. (Please eat your salad.)
Affirmative “tÚ” commands examples – regular verbs “ir” verb – escribir > escribe Por favor, escribe con lápiz. (Please write in pencil.)
Irregular “tÚ” commands Decir > di Di la verdad. (Tell the truth.)
Irregular “tÚ” commands Tener > ten ¡Ten cuidado! (Be careful!)
Irregular “tÚ” commands Venir > ven Ven conmigo. (Come with me.)
Irregular “tÚ” commands Salir > sal Sal de la clase. (Leave the classroom.)
Irregular “tÚ” commands Hacer > haz Haz la tarea. (Do the homework.)
Irregular “tÚ” commands Ir > ve Ve a casa. (Go home.)
Irregular “tÚ” commands Poner > pon Pon las llaves en tu bolsillo. (Put the keys in your pocket.)
Irregular “tÚ” commands Ser > sé Sé amable. (Be nice.)
Tú commands - Negative Formation - Regular verbs: Take the first person singular form of the present tense and remove the “o” Add the appropriate endings as follows
Tú commands - Negative To “ar” verbs, add “es” No hables por teléfono cuando estudias. (Don’t talk on the phone when you study.)
Tú commands – Negative To “er” and “ir” verbs, add “as” No comas esa manzana. No duermas en clase. (Don’t eat that apple.) (Don’t sleep in class.)
Tú commands - Negative Formation - irregular Verbs memorize! dar > no des estar > no estés ir > no vayas saber > no sepas ser > no seas
Tú commands - Negative No le des un beso. No estés tarde. No vayas a clase sin tu tarea. (Don’t give him a kiss.) (Don’t be late.) (Don’t go to class without your homework.)
Pronoun Placement with Commands Affirmative commands: Pronouns are attached to the end of the verb. Negative commands: Pronouns are placed before the verb.
Pronoun Placement with Commands Affirmative: Bánate. Negative: No te despiertes tarde. (Take a bath.) (Don’t wake up late.)
Actividad – Poster design choose one topic 1.You are a mom leaving a list of chores for your teenage son. Write 5 commands telling him what to do. 2. You are a teacher and a student wants advice on how to study. Write 5 commands giving advice
Actividad (a continuacion) 3. You are babysitting a 5 year old. Write 5 commands telling the child what to do before going to bed. 4. You are a driver’s education teacher giving directions to the student driver in the car. Write 5 directions you might say.
Poster Directions Poster must be no larger than ½ standard poster board size All 5 commands must be included on the poster A minimum of 3 commands must be illustrated (magazine, newspaper clippings or drawings) All words on the poster must be in Spanish
Grading Correct grammar and spelling 25 pts. Punctuation 5 pts. Appropriate pictures or illustrationsto accompany text15 pts. Creativity10 pts. Neatness (no pencil, no tape, even lettering) 5 pts. TOTAL value:60 pts.