Imperative

Guess who want you to learn Imperative

Bossy

Yeap! Little Miss Bossy Wants! 😛

We use the imperative basically to give orders but also to give intructions and informal advices.

Uses:

  • We can use the imperative to give a direct order

In this image the plant is giving the man a direct order using the imperative structure

  • We can use the imperative to give instructions

howtocookrice1

Here they are giving you instructions on how to cook rice. Note this are not orders as in the example shown above, at least you work as a chef 😉

  • We can use the imperative to make an invitation.

yellow_come_home_soon_card-p137217606657527903bh2r3_400

  • We can use the imperative on signs and notices.

http://openclipart.org http://openclipart.org

http://openclipart.org

  • We can use the imperative to give friendly informal advice.

keep-calm-and-talk-to-him-7

  • If we add do we make the imperative a bit more “polite”

Grammar explanation taken from: English Grammar Secrets

Exercises: (Tell me your scores in the comment box!)

Englisch-hilfen.de

E- Grammar.org

English Grammar Secrets has 5 sets of exercises for you to practice the imperative

Please note that I do not own copyright to any to image published in this educational blog.

40 verbs

Hi guys and LD 🙂

Here you have the list of 40 verbs. Do you remember that I told you that we will have 5 verbs each class?  Yeap! we will have 5 verbs each class.

In class we are going to write down the verbs and at home we will look up for its english definition, are you guys confused? Here you have two examples:

Examples:

Infinitive Simple Present Simple Past Definition
To be Am / Is / Are Was / Were To exist / To occur, to take place / having the state, quality, identity, nature, role, etc.,
To do Do Did To perform an action or job / To make or prepare something

If you need more english – english dictionaries go check Favorite Online Dictionaries page

Verbs

1. See – Saw
2. Come – Came
3. Take – Took
4. Go – Went
5. (I don’t remember the other one we wrote) I’m sorry guys. Please leave me a comment with the missing verb

6. Bring – Brought
7. Buy – Bought
8. Think – Thought
9. Teach – Taught
10. Understand – Understood

11. Sleep -Slept
12. Keep -Kept
13. Lend -Lent
14. Feel -Felt
15. Leave -Left

16. Write – Wrote

17.Wear – Wore

18. Stand – Stood

19.  Speak – Spoke

20.  Sell – Sold

 

21. Begin – Began

22.  Drink – Drank

23. Drive – Drove

24.  Hear – Heard

25.  Run – Ran

 

26.  Sit – Sat

27.  Tell – Told

28.  Swim – Swam

29. Sing . Sang

30.  Know – Knew

31.  Give – Gave

32. Get – Got

33.  Leave – Left

34.  Fly – Flew

35. Find – Found

Pepositions of place

AT
Explanation:  It is used to show an exact position or particular place

  • Table
  • Events
  • A place where you are to do something typical (watch a film, study, work)

Examples:

  • I met her at the entrance, at the bus stop.
  • She sat at the table.
  • At the concert, at the party.
  • At the movies, at the university,at work.

IN

Explanation:  It is used to indicate that something or someone is inside

Examples:

  • I watch TV in the living-room.
  • I live in New York.
  • Look at the picture in the book.
  • She looks at herself in the mirror.
  • She is in the car.
  • Look at the girl in the picture.
  • This is best team in the world.

ON

Explanation:

  • It is used to indicate that something is attached
  • It is next to or along the side of (river)
  • To show that something is in a position above something an touching it
  • To indicate left or right
  • To indicate a surface: A floor
  • To show some methods of traveling
  • For TV, radio, internet.

Examples:

  • Look at the picture on the wall
  • Cambridge is on the River Cam.
  • The book is on the desk
  • A smile on his face
  • The shop is on the left
  • My apartment on the first floor
  • I love traveling on trains /on the bus /on a plane
  • My favorite program on TV, on the radio
Taken from: myenglishpages.com

 Please, please! check this link for  special information. After the explanation there are 4 exercises go ahead and practice.

Tell me your score of each exercise in the comment box 

Have a good day 😉

-Ana

Update: Guys here you have a helpful image 🙂 Check it out or draw it in your notebook.

Past tense – Verb to be

WHY DO I NEED TO USE VERB TO BE?

  • To talk about permanent status of something or someone.
  • To talk about temporary condition or characteristic of something or someone.

Watch this short Youtube video to see its use in past tense.

FORM OF VERB TO BE

AFFIRMATIVE

I am I was …
You are You were …
She is She was …
He is He was …
It is It was …
Were are Were were …
You are You were …
They are They were …

NEGATIVE

I am I wasn’t … I was not …
You are You weren’t … You were not …
She is She wasn’t … She was not …
He is He wasn’t … He was not …
It is It wasn’t … It was not …
Were are Were weren’t … We were not …
You are You weren’t … You were not …
They are They weren’t … They were not …

INTERROGATIVE

I am Was I …?
You are Were you …?
She is Was she …?
He is Was he …?
It is Was it …?
Were are Were we …?
You are Were you …?
They are Were they?

Continue reading