Impératif - Exercises

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Construct the imperative for the 2nd person singular (tu).

  1. (parler/avec elle) ! [Talk to her!]|Present-tense form of the 1st person singular. The pronoun is omitted.|We remove the er-ending and add e.
  2. (finir/ton exercice) ! [Finish your exercise!]|Present-tense form of the 1st person singular. The pronoun is omitted.|We remove the ir-ending and add is.
  3. (attendre/là) ! [Wait there!]|Present-tense form of the 1st person singular. The pronoun is omitted.|We remove the re-ending and add s.
  4. (se perdre/ne pas) ! [Don’t get lost!]|Present-tense form of the 1st person singular. The pronoun is omitted.|We remove the re-ending and add s.
  5. (se dépêcher) ! [Hurry up!]|Present-tense form of the 1st person singular. The pronoun is omitted.|Strong form of the reflexive pronoun 2nd person singular = toi|We remove the er-ending and add e.

Construct the imperative for the 1st person plural (nous).

  1. (payer/l’addition) ! [Let’s pay the bill!]|Present-tense form of the 1st person plural. The pronoun is omitted.|We remove the er-ending and add ons.
  2. (prendre/le tram) ! [Let’s take the tram!]|Present-tense form of the 1st person plural. The pronoun is omitted.|Prendre is an irregular verb. See the List of Irregular Verbs.
  3. (faire/du vélo) ! [Let’s go cycling!]|Present-tense form of the 1st person plural. The pronoun is omitted.|Faire is an irregular verb. See the List of Irregular Verbs.
  4. (s’endormir/ne pas) ! [Let’s not fall asleep!]|Present-tense form of the 1st person plural. The pronoun is omitted.|Strong form of the reflexive pronoun, 1st person plural = nous|Dormir is an irregular verb. See the List of Irregular Verbs.
  5. (se réjouir) ! Let’s be happy!]|Present-tense form of the 1st person plural. The pronoun is omitted.|Strong form of the reflexive pronoun, 1st person plural = nous|We remove the ir-ending and add issons.

Construct the imperative for the 2nd person plural (vous).

  1. (demander/à votre professeur) ! [Ask your teacher!]|Present-tense form of the 2nd person plural. The pronoun is omitted.|We remove the er-ending and add ez.
  2. (attendre/un instant) ! [Wait a moment!]|Present-tense form of the 2nd person plural. The pronoun is omitted.|We remove the re-ending and add ez.
  3. (vouloir/venir à l’heure) ! [Please come on time!]|Present-tense form of the 2nd person plural. The pronoun is omitted.|Vouloir has an irregular imperative form.
  4. (ne pas/être/triste) ! [Don’t be sad!]|Present-tense form of the 2nd person plural. The pronoun is omitted.|Être has an irregular imperative form.
  5. (se réveiller/à 6 heures) ![Wake up at 6 o’clock!]|Present-tense form of the 2nd person plural. The pronoun is omitted.|Strong form of the reflexive pronoun, 2nd person plural = vous|We remove the er-ending and add ez.