The imperative in English – Exercise 1


Put the words in brackets into the gaps. Mind the positive or the negative forms.

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  your books. (to open)


Open your books.

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The Imperative in English

  1. upstairs. (to go)
  2. in this lake. (not/to swim)
  3. your homework. (to do)
  4. football in the yard. (not/to play)
  5. your teeth. (to brush)
  6. during the lesson. (not/to talk)
  7. the animals in the zoo. (not/to feed)
  8. the instructions. (to read)
  9. late for school. (not/to be)
  10. your mobiles. (to switch off)