Akan Teleteaching Course

Unit 6.6: Exercise 3

For this exercise, use full tone marking.
 
Exercise 3a: Translate
1. Don't buy (2s) this old car. Buy a new one! .
2. Don't buy (2p) old cars. Buy new ones! .
3. Sit down (2s) under this big tree! .
4. Come sit down (2s) under this big tree! (movement towards speaker) .
5. Take (2s) a short hoe to (= ) the field! .
6. Take (2s) all the long hoes to (= ) the field! .
7. Put on (2s) the red dress! .
8. Eat (= drink/2s) this delicious soup! .
9. Please buy some sweet oranges for (= ma) me! .
10. A: How much are these oranges? B: 1000 cedis for 5. A: That is very much. Lower the price a bit! .

Exercise 3b: Form the above imperatives into the optative!
1. You (2s) shouldn't buy this old car. You should buy a new one! .
2. You (2p) shouldn't buy old cars! You should buy new ones! .
3. You (2s) should sit under this big tree! .
4. You (2s) should come sit under this big tree! (movement towards speaker) .
5. You (2s) should take a short hoe to the field! .
6. You (2s) should take all the long hoes to the field! .
7. You (2s) should put on the red dress! .
8. You (2s) should drink this delicious soup! .
9. You (2s) should buy some sweet oranges for me! .
10. You should lower the price! .

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