Intermediate Grammar – “To Have” in Affirmative

Qué tal?

(that’s “how are you?” in Spanish).

Welcome to today’s grammar class. It is a lower intermediate class on using the verb “To Have” in affirmative.  You can find all of this information, plus speaking exercises, writing exercises, vocabulary exercises and more on the ABA English Course Unit 25 “A Good Combination”. Click here to sign up for free.

There are two ways of using the verb “To Have”, depending on whether you are using American English or British English.

American English

I have
You have
He has
She has
We have
You have
They have

British English

I have got
You have got
He has got
She has got
We have got
You have got
They have got


I have two brothers and three sisters”

I’ve got two brothers and three sisters”

So this example shows the two ways to explain possession. It is important that you know them both. Of course, using just “to have” is easier!

Unit 25 - to have affirmativeExcellent! You have just reviewed how to use the verb “to have” in affirmative.

In Unit 25 “A Good Combination”, you will meet Julia and Helen and listen to why Helen makes so much money. By watching the ABA Film, you will practice your listening comprehension. Record your voice and compare phrases to improve your speaking and learn how to write correctly. You will also gain fluency by interpreting roles and then you will learn the grammar and new vocabulary.

So remember: if you enjoyed this lesson, don’t forget to sign up! (it’s free!)

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