Spanish Imperativo Formal

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Spanish Imperativo Formal
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2010-04-28 20:21:36
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  1. Imperativo formal formula
    yo form (present tense) + drop the "o" (the yo present ending) + replace with opposite (ex: ir, er = ar; ar= er + usted(es)
  2. Examples:
    Preparar
    Leer
    Abrir
    • Preparar: prepar-o, prepare ud, preparen uds
    • Leer: le-o, lea ud, lean uds
    • Abrir: abr-o, abro ud, abran uds
  3. Distinguishing formal and informal
    • Formal: to superiors, to people whom you want to give respect
    • Informal: to peers
  4. Conjugations
    • er = a, an
    • ir = a, an
    • ar = e, en
  5. Irregular verbs and their conjugations
    • ir = vaya, vayan
    • ser = sea, sean
    • saber = sepa, sepan
    • estar = este, esten
    • dar = de, den
    • picar = pique, piquen
    • buscar = busque, busquen
  6. More examples:
    poner, hacer, vivir, leer, decir, vengar, conducir, picar, buscar
    • poner = ponga, pongan
    • hacer = haga, hagan
    • vivir = viva, vivan
    • leer = lea, lean
    • decir = diga, digan
    • vengar = venga, vengan
    • conducir = conduzca, conduzcan
    • picar = pique, piquen
    • buscar = busque, busquen

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