Passive Causative. Erki Runtal. What is passive causative. The causative is a common structure in English . It is used when one thing or other person causes another thing or person to do something . Example : I have my hair cut and dried . Keep in mind.
PassiveCausative Erki Runtal
Whatispassivecausative • Thecausativeis a commonstructureinEnglish. • Itisusedwhenonethingorotherpersoncausesanotherthingorpersontodosomething. Example: I havemyhaircut and dried.
Keep in mind • There are towbasiccausativestructures.Oneislikeanactiveotherislike a passive .Theseexamplesusethecausative verb „have“.
Howtoformthepassivecausative? • Active: Subject+make,have,get+object+baseform Passive: Subject+haveorget+object+pastparticiple
Exercises 1. My mother changed the curtains. --> My mom had the curtains………2. Thomas washed the car. --> Thomas had the car ………3. We fed the dog. --> We had the dog ……..4. Kelly took Mr. Brown to the beach. --> Kelly had Mr. Brown……. to the beach.5. John brought the cat to the vet. --> John had the cat…… to the vet
references • UpstreamStudent’sbook • http://www.learnenglishfeelgood.com/causative-form-passive1.html • http://sprdk.blogspot.com/2011/05/causative-form-active-and-passive.html