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Presentacion de GRAMATICA
Goal: Learn how to form affirmative tu commands. Then practice using
them to tell someone you know well to do something. Actividades 5-8
Recuerdas? Daily routines p. 114, telling time p. R12
English Grammar Connection: Remember that you use commands to tell
someone to do something. In English, there is only one command form. In
Spanish, there are formal commands (usted) and familiar commands (tu)
REPASO Affirmative tu Commands
You use affirmative tu commands to tell someone you know well to do
something. How do you form these commands?
Here's how: Regular affirmative tu commands are the same as the
usted/el/ella form of a verb in the present tense.
Affirmative tu Command
El escribe el guion y filma la pelicula.
He writes the script and films the movie.
Escribe el guion y filma la pelicula.
Write the script and film the movie.
The verbs hacer, ir, and ser are irregular in the tu command form.
hacer Haz un documental. Make a documentary.
ir Ve al cine.
Go to the movie theater.
ser iSe bueno!
yo Form | tu Command
Some irregular tu commands are based
on the present-tense yo form. For these
verbs, drop the -go ending to form the
The rules of pronoun placement also apply to affirmative tu commands.
Attach pronouns to affirmative commands.
Dime. Tell me.
When you attach pronouns to verbs with two
Presentanos a la directora.
or more syllables, add an accent to show stress.
Introduce us to the director.
Cuaderno pp. 249-251
Cuaderno para hispanohablantes pp. 250-252
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- Fall '19
- Grammatical tense, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Barry O'Callaghan, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Avancem