Flashcards in LESSON 70: IMPERATIVE Deck (7):
How is the 'du' imperative formed for regular verbs?
The stem of the main verb becomes the first word in the sentence. The 'du' is dropped from the sentence.
How is the 'du' imperative formed for irregular verbs with stems ending in -d, -t, or 'consonant + m/n'?
An 'e' is added to the stem.
How is the 'du' imperative formed for stems with a vowel change?
Use the 'du' form of the verb (with the new vowel) but drop the 'st' from the end. If the a changes to ä, use the simple 'a.'
How is the 'ihr' imperative formed?
The 'ihr' form of the verb becomes the first word of the sentence. The 'ihr' is dropped.
How is the 'wir' imperative formed?
The infinitive of the verb becomes the first word of the sentence, followed by 'wir'.
What is the imperative?
The imperative is the sentence structure and verbs which tells people to do things. It has different forms, depending on who you are bossing around.