Spanish Imperativo Formal

Imperativo formal formula

yo form (present tense) + drop the "o" (the yo present ending) + replace with opposite (ex: ir, er = ar; ar= er + usted(es)

Examples:PrepararLeerAbrir

Preparar: prepar-o, prepare ud, preparen udsLeer: le-o, lea ud, lean udsAbrir: abr-o, abro ud, abran uds

Distinguishing formal and informal

Formal: to superiors, to people whom you want to give respectInformal: to peers

Conjugations

er = a, anir = a, anar = e, en

Irregular verbs and their conjugations

ir = vaya, vayanser = sea, seansaber = sepa, sepanestar = este, estendar = de, denpicar = pique, piquenbuscar = busque, busquen

More examples:poner, hacer, vivir, leer, decir, vengar, conducir, picar, buscar

poner = ponga, ponganhacer = haga, haganvivir = viva, vivanleer = lea, leandecir = diga, diganvengar = venga, venganconducir = conduzca, conduzcanpicar = pique, piquenbuscar = busque, busquen