Imperative Mood for beginners
If you're wondering what the word 'imperative' means, in grammar, imperatives are verbs that are used to tell somebody what to do or not to do.
What Is Imperative Mood?
The 'imperative mood' is a verb form that is used to give orders or make people do something. Take a look at these examples:
I go to my room. →
He needs to start. →
We should respect our mother. →
The imperative mood is formed by using the base form of the main verb at the beginning of the sentence. They are usually ended with an exclamation mark. But it is possible to end it with a full stop. Look at the examples:
Even one single main verb can be an imperative mood. Check out the examples:
To make a polite order, you can use the term 'please' at the end of the sentence. A 'comma' is required before the word 'please.' Check out the examples: