Commands Worksheet

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Exercise A

Choose the correct command for each exercise.

1.

Lindsey is playing at dinnertime.

a) Lindsey, to stop playing!
b) Lindsey, stopping playing!
c) Lindsey stop playing!
d) Lindsey, stop playing!

2.

Bob has a lovely rock in the shape of a heart.

a) Look at my rock, everyone!
b) Looking at my rock, everyone!
c) Everyone looks at my rock!
d) Everyone look at my rock!

3.

Today is Meredith's birthday.

a) Opens your present!
b) Opening your present!
c) Open your present!
d) To open your present!

4.

We do not know what to do.

a) Let is flip a coin.
b) Let's flip a coin.
c) We flip a coin.
d) We let's flip a coin.

5.

Fred is enjoying the afternoon sun.

a) Don't Fred sit there all day!
b) Don't to sit there all day!
c) Don't sitting there all day!
d) Don't sit there all day!

6.

The baby wants a cookie.

a) Give him a cookie, please.
b) Give please him a cookie.
c) Please, giving him a cookie.
d) Please, you give him a cookie.

7.

The ladies are very creative.

a) Let's to find time for our hobbies.
b) Let's finding time for our hobbies.
c) Let's do find time for our hobbies.
d) Let's find time for our hobbies.

8.

Justin has one minute to reach the mailbox.

a) Justin hurries to the mailbox!
b) Justin, hurry to the mailbox!
c) Justin hurry to the mailbox!
d) Justin to hurry to the mailbox!

9.

Milton is a very nice dentist.

a) Sit down in the chair, please.
b) You sit down in the chair, please.
c) Sit please down in the chair.
d) You are sitting down in the chair, please.

10.

The elephant is very big and strong.

a) Let's play not with the elephant.
b) Let not us play with the elephant.
c) Not let's play with the elephant.
d) Let's not play with the elephant.

Exercise B

Match the commands below with the situations.

a) Be proud of your hard work!
b) Speak more loudly, please!
c) Knock on the door or ring the doorbell.
d) Let's not speak to her while she is concentrating.
e) Read all of the legal information carefully!
f) Let's climb the stairs.
g) Don't be rude, please!
h) Don't drop them all on the ground!
i) Write them down before you forget them.
j) Find a quiet place to read.

1.

Nick wants Ellen to know that he is at the door of her apartment.

2.

Ethan cannot hear very well.

3.

The eggs are falling from Ursula's basket!

4.

The elevator is too slow.

5.

Quinn is distracted from his book if there is lots of noise.

6.

Linda will sign an important contract.

7.

Richard has lots of ideas.

8.

Ian worked very hard and achieved his goals.

9.

Grace is concentrating on her golf game.

10.

Phyllis expects people to be very kind to each other.

Exercise C

Write a command for each situation using the verb in parentheses.

1.

 

I cannot fix the door alone. Amanda is very good at construction. (help)

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2.

My backpack is very heavy. I want you to help me for a moment. (carry)

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3.

The situation is not equal. We should work together. (cooperate)

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4.

Eric loves hiking and camping. There is a beautiful forest. (camp)

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5.

You must keep moving! (stop)

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6.

Brad has an excellent idea. I want to know about it. (tell)

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7.

I think it will rain. You will need your umbrella. (take)

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8.

I cannot talk right now, but maybe later. (call)

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9.

These papers are very important. You should not take them from the office. (take)

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10.

Paul's computer is not working. He wants the technician's help. (fix)

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