Imperatives / Commands                   Practice exercises

 

Positive commands

Negative commands

3rd person singular of present indicative*

e.g. habla, come, escribe

no + 2nd person singular of present subjunctive

e.g. no hables, no comas, no escribas

vosotros

Remove -r from infinitive, add -d

e.g. hablad, comed, escribid

no + 2nd person plural of present subjunctive

e.g. no habléis, no comáis, no escribáis

usted

3rd person singular of present subjunctive

e.g. hable, coma, escriba

no + 3rd person singular of present subjunctive

e.g. no hable, no coma, no escriba

ustedes

3rd person plural of present subjunctive

e.g. hablen, coman, escriban

no + 3rd person plural of present subjunctive

e.g. no hablen, no coman, no escriban

 

*Note 1 - irregular tú imperatives

decir to say di salir to go out sal
hacer to do haz ser to be
ir to go ve venir to come ven
poner to put pon tener to have ten