This 16th lesson teaches the Spanish imperative form. In addition you will find a vocabulary list about places and household objects. I will try to give examples using both vocabulary and grammar. That way it will be easy for you to see the words when they are separate and when they are in a sentence. Going through the whole page should take about 30 min. Make sure to read the pronunciation and hear the audio as well. If you have any question about this course, please email me directly at Spanish Classes.
Knowing the imperative form in Spanish is a powerful skill. It can make it easy to ask someone to do something, and clarify what you want done.
Below is a list of 20 imperative forms and expressions that you might come across or use very often. The table contains 3 columns (English, Spanish, and Audio). Make sure you repeat each word after hearing it by either clicking on the audio button or by reading the pronunciation. That should help with memorization as well as improving your pronunciation.
|Don't Go!||¡No vayas!|
|Come here!||¡Ven acá!|
|Go there!||¡Ve para allá!|
|Enter (the room)!||¡Adelante!|
|Be quiet!||¡Guarda silencio!|
|Turn right||¡Gira a la derecha!|
|Turn left||¡Gira a la izquierda!|
|Go straight||¡Ve derecho!|
|Let me show you!||¡Permíteme mostrarte!|
|Write it down!||¡Escríbleo!|
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Below is a list of 20 words about different places. Useful when talking about going somewhere.
|I can see the stars||puedo ver las estrellas|
|I want to go to the beach||quiero ir a la playa|
|The moon is full tonight||esta noche hay luna llena|
|This is a beautiful garden||este es un jardín hermoso|
Below is a list of 26 words about different household terms, including rooms, kitchen appliances ... etc.
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Finally, here are some common expressions used to offer good wishes to someone. For a complete list of commonly used sentences, please visit our Spanish Phrases page. Enjoy!
|Can you close the door?||¿Puedes cerrar la puerta?|
|Can you open the window?||¿Puedes abrir la ventana?|
|I need to use the computer||necesito utilizar la computadora|
|I need to use the toilet||necesito ir al baño|
|I'm watching television||estoy viendo la televisión|
|This room is very big||esta habitación es muy grande|
|Holiday Wishes||Los mejores deseos en...|
|Good luck!||¡buena suerte!|
|Happy birthday!||¡feliz cumpleaños!|
|Happy new year!||¡feliz Año Nuevo!|
|Merry Christmas!||¡Feliz Navidad!|
|Enjoy! (before eating)||¡Buen provecho!|
|Bless you (when sneezing)||salud|
|Best wishes!||¡mis mejores deseos!|
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Congratulations! You finished your 16th lesson in Spanish about the imperative form, places and household items. Are you ready for the next lesson? We recommend Spanish Lesson 17. You can also simply click on one of the links below or go back to our Learn Spanish homepage.