Imperative

Form

You want someone to do something: bare infinitive  : Go! Hurry! Stop!

You want someone not to do something: do not / don’t + infinitive: Don’t go! Don’t hurry! Don’t stop!

You want to emphasize your request/order/command/advice: do + infinitive: Do go! Do hurry! Do stop!

Exercises

Practise the imperative (Go en Don’t go)

  • exercise 1: choose the best imperative form
  • exercise 2: choose the best imperative form
  • exercise 3: fill in a positive or negative imperative
  • exercise 4: fill in a positive or negative imperative
  • exercise 5: fill in a positive or negative imperative
  • exercise 6: various exercises practising the imperative form