Mr. Pedro: Juan….Juan! Turn down the TV, move, please help to me.
Juan: Oh, but this is my favorite program!
Mr. Pedro: I know. But it’s very loud.
Juan: OK.I’ll turn it down.
Mr. Pedro: That’s better. Thanks
Mr. Pedro: And you Lisa please pick up your things.
They’re all over the floor.
Juan: In a minute, Mom, I’m on the phone.
Mr. Pedro: Allright. But do it as soon as you hang up.
Lisa: OK. No problem!
Mr. Pedro: Goodness! Were we like this when we were kids?
Mrs. Maria: Definitely!
The story talk about the common complaints offamilies with teenagers, and parents with children’s, use the two-part verbs.
TWO-PART VERBS; WILL RESPONDING TO REQUEST
Two-Part Verbs (also called two-word verbs) are formed from a verb andanother word, usually a preposition, and generally have a different meaning from the verb or preposition alone. Two-part verbs fall into two categories: inseparable and separable.
Inseparable: The twoarts of the verb must always be together.
The teacher called on Alice
Separable: A noun or pronoun may be inserted between the two parts of the verb.
Whit a noun: Betty called up Carol on hernew call phone
Whit a pronoun: A pronoun is always placed between the two parts of separable TWO-PART VERBS.
Betty called her up
Imperatives are used forgiving orders, encouraging people to do things, making suggestions and following instructions.
-TURN ON THE LIGHT
-BUT IN THE DVD
The imperative mood expressescommands or request as a grammatical mood. These commands or request urge the audient.
The imperatives in form affirmative
COME HERE open the door
In form negativeWe can use the imperative to give a direct order.
1. Take that chewing gum out of your mouth.
2. Stand up straight.
3. Give me the details.
We can use the imperative to...