Causative passive

4,492 views

Published on

0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total views
4,492
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
344
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
84
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Causative passive

  1. 1. HAVE/GET SOMETHING DONE Passive Causative
  2. 2. HAVE/GET SOMETHING DONE <ul><li>I had my hair cut yesterday </li></ul>The person who arranges for services Have/get in the correct tense Object which receives the action Action (past participle) Manner/Place/Time adverbs
  3. 3. Get or have +object + past participle Examples: Sue gets her dress ironed once a week. I’ll have my house painted next week.
  4. 4. Use the Get or Have Passive : <ul><li>To emphasize action rather than state (only with action verbs not with stative verbs) </li></ul><ul><li>With living things </li></ul><ul><li>For services that you arrange for someone to do for you. </li></ul><ul><li>In conversation and not in formal speaking, and rarely in writing. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Rewrite these sentences using to have something done . </li></ul><ul><li>Some builders are repairing the roof of our house. </li></ul><ul><li>The dressmaker has shortened these trousers for me. </li></ul><ul><li>A photographer took photos of the bridal couple. </li></ul><ul><li>A famous artist is going to paint her portrait. </li></ul><ul><li>The mechanic changed the oil in my car. </li></ul><ul><li>The hairdresser cut my hair in a completely different style. </li></ul><ul><li>A decorator has repainted our house. </li></ul><ul><li>A friend of mine, who´s an electrician, is going to repair my DVD player next week. </li></ul><ul><li>They have mended my watch. </li></ul>
  6. 6. 1. Some builders are repairing the roof of our house. We are having the roof of our house repaired 2. The dressmaker has shortened these trousers for me. I have had these trousers shortened (by the dressmaker) 3. A photographer took photos of the bridal couple. The bridal couple had their photos taken (by a photographer) 4. A famous artist is going to paint her portrait. She is going to have her portrait painted by a famous artist. 5. The mechanic changed the oil in my car. I had the oil of my car changed (by the mechanic) 6. The hairdresser cut my hair in a completely different style. I had my hair cut in a completely different style (by the hairdresser) 7. A decorator has repainted our house. We have had our house repainted (by a decorator) 8. A friend of mine, who´s an electrician, is going to repair my DVD player next week. I am going to have my DVD player repaired next week by a friend of mine, who’s an electrician 9. They have mended my watch. I have had my watch mended.

×