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Causative GET

Valentyn
Kotsarenko
04/02/20
15

How does it
Verbssuch as let, make, have,get,andhelpare calledcausative
work?
verbs
because they cause something else to happen.
Subje
+
ct

Causative
+
Verb

Someone/Somethi
Ver
+
+
ng
b

Complemen
t

Make

Require

Assist

Inspire

Have

Employ

Encourage

Force

Get

Permit

Persuade

Bribe

Let

Motivate

Hire

Pay

Allow

Convince

Lead

Want

OMG! Tenses!
Tense

Get something done

Present Simple

I get my hair cut

Past Simple

I got my hair cut

Present Continuous

Im getting my hair cut

Past Continuous

I was getting my hair cut

Present Perfect

I have gotten my hair cut

Past Perfect

I had gotten my hair cut

Will

I will get my hair cut

Must

I must get my hair cut

Be going to

Im going to get my hair cut

I love causative verbs!


Causative
Verb

Someone

(Infinitive)

Complemen
t

Lets

get

Ralph

to go

with us.

Subject

Causative
Verb

Something

Verb
(Participle)

Complemen
t

Ethan

got

his car

fixed

yesterday.

Subject

Causative
Verb

Someone

Verb
(Participle)

Complemen
t

Is going to get

himself

killed

stupidly.

Subject

That monkey

Verb

I wish i was a causative


verb!
<3
Incorrec Do you think that we can get Karen takes us to San Diego?
t:Correct:Do you think that we can get Karen to take us to San Diego?

Incorrec I want to get the house paint before winter.


t:Correct:I want to get the house painted before winter.

Incorrec Nora got her mothers wedding dress to alter so that it fit perfectly.
t:Correct:Nora got her mothers wedding dress altered so that it fit perfectly.

Sweet! Now lets get this


done!

And now the answers... for part


A.
Answer: C
1) We will have _________ someone __________ the phone right away.
1) We will have to get someone
to fix
the phone right away.
2) Lets _________ some of our money ___________ for dollars.
2) Lets ___get___ some of our money exchanged for dollars.

Answer:
D

3) My little girl wants us _____ her ____ overnight at her friends place.
3) My little girl wants us to let her stay overnight at her friends place. Answer:
4) We _____ the computer guy ________ the new software for us.
4) We got the computer guy to install the new software for us.

5) I can ______ you ________ into your new apartment if you want.
5) I can help you move into your new apartment if you want.
5) I can help you to move into your new apartment if you want.

D
Answer:
B

Answer: A B

And now the answers... for part


B.
Answer: C
1)
1)

We've got to get our neighbours stop having loud parties every weekend.

We've got to get our neighbours to stop having loud parties every weekend.

2) The government require new drivers display a sticker with a large N on it


on their cars for the first couple of years.

2) The government requires new drivers to display a sticker with a large N on it


on their cars for the first couple of years.

Answer: A B

3)

When I was little, my parents always made me walk to school because


they thought it was too lazy take the bus.
3) When I was little, my parents always made me walk to school
because
they thought it was too lazy to take the bus.

4) We should get Ben buy us some concert tickets when he goes get
his.
4) We should get Ben to buy us some concert tickets when he goes to
get his.

5) We will persuade our teacher Osvaldo give us extra points on the TOEFL test!
5) We will persuade our teacher Osvaldo to give us extra points on the TOEFL test!

Answer:
D
Answer: B D

Answer:
B

Thank you for your


P.S: Dont forget to give us extra points
attention!
teacher.