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Imperatives - Lessons and Exercises

 Positive  form

To make a positive imperative, we must use the base form of the verb, and we don't add "to, -s, -ing " to the verb.

  • Come here.   (to come, comes, coming, come you,)
  • Come here, please.
We can add "please" at the end of the sentence to be more polite.
  • Open your books, please.
  • Hurry up. We're late.
  • Push the door, please.
  • Pull the door.

Some more example sentences for the imperative mood:
  • Shut the windows.
  • Please help me.
  • Open the window please.
  • Turn to page 5.
  • Come in.
  • Go out.
  • Speak to Sam.
  • Please write your name on paper.
  • Drink some water.
  • Go, please.

The Imperative Mood


Fill in the blanks with the correct form of the verb according to the "Imperative Mood".
Example: _____ your notebooks now. (to open)

Answer: Open your notebooks now.

  1. to Sam. (to speak)
  2. Please your name on paper.(to write)
  3. some water.(not, to drink)
  4. here, please.(not, to come)
  5. Turkish in the classroom.(not, to speak)
  6. English in the classroom.(to speak)
  7. your notebooks.(to open)
  8. the door.(not, to push)
  9. the window.(to shut)
  10. the door. (not, to pull)