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QuickTime™ and a
decompressor
are needed to see this picture.
Cuándo usarlos?
Hay dos tipos:
Affirmative: tell someone to do something
Clean the dishes!
Negative: tell someone not to do
something
Don’t clean the dishes!
Hay diferencias
tu
usted
ustedes
Usted commands
• Cuando usarlos?
• Telling someone you don’t know to do
something (recipe, directions)
• Telling your teacher to do something
• Telling someone who has higher
authority/to show respect
(grandparents)
La regla
Opposite ending of the el, ella, usted present
tense
Comer---->come----->coma
Señora, coma la manzana!
Quic kTime™ and a
dec ompres s or
are needed to s ee this pic tur e.
Hablar----->habla------>hable
Señor, hable despacio!
Abrir----->abre----->abra
Maestra, abra la ventana!
Ustedes commands
• Cuando usarlos?
When telling “you guys” or “you all” to do
something. Talking to more than one
person.
Buy the apples!
(talking to group of people)
La regla con ustedes
commands
• Add an “n” to the opposite ending
Comprar------>compre------> compren
Comer-------->coma---------> coman
Coman la cena! (talking to your family)
Esribir--------->esriba------> escriban
(teacher to students)
Negative Command
• Cuando usarlos?
When telling someone NOT to do
something!
Don’t close the door!
Don’t sleep on the bed!
Don’t run!
Qu ickTi me™ a nd a
deco mpressor
are nee ded to see thi s picture.
La regla
For usted and ustedes commands:
Add a “No” infront
Hablar----->hablen--->no hablen
No hablan asi!
Comer---->coma-----> no coman
No coman la manzana!
Tomar----->tome-----> no tomen
No tomen el agua!
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