Imperative in English
1. When do we use the Imperative
Imperatives are used, for example, to order, ask, or to suggest and give advice as to what people should do.
- Look out!
- Please do not smoke here.
- Have some tea.
- Study more next time
2. The form of the Imperative
We use the infinitive to form the Imperative.
Use the exclamation only when you want to add stress, e.g. Stop! Help!
3. The Imperative with let’s
We can use let’s ( let us ) to give orders or make suggestions to a group that includes the speaker