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Affirmative tú commands:

Form:  Third person (él/ella/ud.) form of the verb

Ar verbs

Er/Ir verbs

HablaSpeak

ComeEat

CantaSing

EscribeWrite

Juega Play

PideOrder

Irregulars:

Decir

Di

Hacer

Haz

Ir

Ve

Salir

Sal

Ser

Tener

Ten

Venir

Ven

Poner

Pon

Object and Reflexive Pronoun Placement:

**  Object and reflexive pronouns are attached to affirmative commands.

**  Object and reflexive pronoun attachment calls for an accent mark to be placed over the vowel in the next to last syllable (except when a single pronoun is added to a one-syllable command).

**  The reflexive pronoun used with reflexive verbs, in the command forms, will generally be te.

                        Examples:      Dile la verdad. – Tell him the truth.

                                                Léela, por favor. – Read it please.

                                                Dúchate en la mañana. – Shower in the morning.

Negative tú commands:

Form:  Take the “yo” form of the verb, remove the final  “o” and add the “opposite vowel”.

            - ar verbs end in es              - er/ir verbs end in as

Examples:

Ar verbs

Er/Ir verbs

No hables – Don’t talk.

No comasDon’t eat.

No cantes – Don’t sing.

No escribasDon’t write.

No escuchesDon’t listen

No pidasDon’t order.

Irregulars:

Dar

Des

Estar

Estés

Ir

Vayas

Ser

Seas

Object and Reflexive Pronoun Placement:

**  Object and Reflexive Pronouns precede (come directly before) negative commands

**  The reflexive pronoun, used with negative command forms, will generally be te.

            Examples:      No lo mires Don’t look at him.

                                    No les escribas Don’t write to them.

                                    No te levantes – Don’t get up.

Direct Object Pronouns – Replace the direct object of a sentence

Me

Nos

Te

Os

Lo/La

Los/Las

Indirect Object Pronouns – Add emphasis to the indirect object, and can sometimes replace an indirect obj.

Me

Nos

Te

Os

Le

Les

Reflexive Pronouns

Me

Nos

Te

Os

Se

Se