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Go: JHS Grammar PageIMPERATIVE

命令文 (めいれいぶん)

  

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DEFINITION: The basic definition is that these types of sentences are used when we're feeling sort of bossish and want to give a directive, strong suggestion or order. In short, an Imperative is simply telling someone they must do something. The sole exception is sentences using 'let's': "Let's go to a movie."

 

EXAMPLE: Let's eat lunch. Use this hankerchief. Don't drive fast!

 

OFF-SITE DEFINITION

Catch/Don't Catch: Students practice imperatives by catching or not catching a tennis ball.
 
Don't Go Attack: Students play the game Attack 25 or Attack 16 and practice using the words 'Don’t' and 'Go'.
 
Do or Don't: Students practice the Imperative by completing a worksheet.
Imperative Bingo: This is just a simple bingo game that practices Imperative phrases.
 
Imperative Blindfold Drawing: To shout out the imperative your blindfolded teammate is trying to draw before anyone else to gain a point for your team.
 
Janken Gestures:Students play rock-paper-scissors and practice classroom English vocabulary. This activity works best with Total English but fits with most textbooks.
 
Let's Have Fun: Students find their match using 'Let's' and 'use' dialogues.
 
Let's Janken: This is a simple game that has students make "let's" sentences and enjoy playing janken.
Let's/Use Match: Students match the activities on their cards with objects on other students' cards using the "Let's" and "Use" words to make sentences.
 
Match Stuff Up: Students use the target grammar to complete a matching exercise of great fun and educational value.
 
Oh My King: Students practice imperative sentences by becoming 'kings' or 'slaves'.

 

 

 

 

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