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03 Affirmative T̼ commands РIrregulars

Hola.  In this video lesson we’re going to continue talking about the affirmative tú commands.  While most of the verbs are pretty easy (as we saw in the first video on this topic), of course there have to be some irregular commands.  And the best part is they are all some of the most common Spanish verbs!



General rule: (click image to see larger version)

irregular tu commands (redo)


verbos (verbs):
abrir – to open
  abre – s/he opens
aprender – to learn
bailar – to dance
beber – to drink
caerse – to fall down
    se cae – s/he falls down
caminar – to walk
   camina – s/he walks
cocina – to cook
comer – to eat
comprar – to buy
correr – to run
describir – to describe
dormir – to sleep
entrar en – to enter (place)
    entra en – s/he enters (place)
estar – to be
   está – it is
   estamos – we are
exclamar – to exclaim
    exclama – s/he exclaims
gritar – to yell, scream
  grita – s/he yells, screams
haber – for there to be
   hay – there is, there are
hablar – to talk
hacer – to do, to make
    hace frío – it is cold
invitar – to invite
irse – to leave
jugar – to play
    juega – s/he plays
leer – to read
llegar – to arrive
llorar – to cry
    llorando – crying
pasar – to pass, to happen, to occur
    pasó – it happened, it passed, it occurred
pegar – to hit
    le pega – s/he hits him/her
ponerse – to put on [clothing]
preguntar – to ask
    le pregunta – s/he asks him/her
responder – to respond
    le responde – s/he responds him/her
querer – to want
    quiere – s/he wants
salir de – to leave (place)
sentarse – to sit down
tener cuidado – to be careful (literally: “to have care”)
tocar a la puerta – to knock on the door
    toca a la puerta – s/he knocks on the door
trabajar – to work
usar – to use

otro (other):
antes de – before [action/thing]
de – from
desordenado , desordenada – messy
en – in
feo, fea – ugly
feliz – happy
hacia – towards
le – to him, to her
lo que – what (in statement)
mi(s) – my
muy – very
no – no
paciente(s) – patient
para – for
pero – but
por – for
por todas partes – everywhere
primero – first
qu̩ Рwhat
su(s) – his, her, your (formal), their, your (plural)
sucio, sucia – dirty
tu(s) – your
y – and
ya – already

sustantivos (nouns):
algo – something
aquí – here
el ba̱o Рthe bathroom
la casa – the house

el cesto – the basket
el coche – the car
el cuarto – the room
el fregadero – the sink
el hijo – the son
el hermano – the brother
el refrigerador – the refrigerator
el viaje – the trip
la bicicleta – the bike
la escuela – school
la fiesta – the party
la leche – the milk
la mamá – the mom
la ropa – clothes, clothing
la tarea – the homework
la televisión – the television
la verdad – the truth
los platos – the dishes, plates
mijo – my son
una chaqueta – a jacket
una tienda – a store
un favor – a favor
unos amigos – some friends

Related videos:

  1. Affirmative Tú Commands
  2. Negative Tú Commands
  3. Tú Commands with Object Pronouns
  4. Usted Commands
  5. Ustedes Commands
  6. Nosotros commands
  7. Vosotros commands

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