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Test your understanding of the English lesson by answering these questions. You will get the answers and your score at the end of the quiz.
What is the basic meaning of "HAVE"?

Which of these is NOT a usage of "HAVE"?

"I have two brothers." indicates:

"I __________ go right now! I forgot to turn off my oven!"

"Mr. E. is having a party this weekend." The use of 'have' here indicates:

"Mr. E has been to London to visit the queen."


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209 Comments on “The Top 3 English words you need to know – HAVE”


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very good

Friday, December 2nd 2011

    it’s nice video

    Thursday, November 22nd 2012

    Teacher is very clear in the explication. I need to get more video, on topic.

    Sunday, January 6th 2013

Hi, I am Frank from Taiwan (not Tailand!!!)
i love your videos… is very helpful!!!

Friday, December 2nd 2011

    Hi Frank,

    I am also from Taiwan, it’s nice to see other Taiwanese visit this website,too. I am new to this site but I liked it so far, all the teachers are very helpful and I really appreciate their time and efforts on making these videos.

    Wednesday, March 7th 2012

Thank you for the video^^
It makes me to understand using “have” more^^

Can’t wait for ur next video!

Friday, December 2nd 2011

Is there any lyrics that can teach us how to use have?

Friday, December 2nd 2011

Thank you for the video
i have a good teacher is you

Saturday, December 3rd 2011

great teaching men.. all of the teacher’s are awesome..

is my sentence correct??

Saturday, December 3rd 2011

    its like this…all teachers are awesome

    Monday, November 4th 2013

Thanks for your lessons it is only two days that find your website. How can I correct my spelling because always I have problem in writing with a lot of spelling errors?
With best Regards

Saturday, December 3rd 2011

Thx guy!

Saturday, December 3rd 2011

really great teaching so nice

Saturday, December 3rd 2011

hi james . really you are a good teacher . your lessons are verey understandanle .

Saturday, December 3rd 2011

Hi! Rabecca pleas tell me some thing about preposition i’m very confuse about that

Saturday, December 3rd 2011

all well done…

Saturday, December 3rd 2011

Very good. :) thanks a lot

Saturday, December 3rd 2011

Wonderful.

Saturday, December 3rd 2011

Goodone.

Saturday, December 3rd 2011

    Just goodone?

    Monday, December 5th 2011

      What Else?!?!?!?!?!

      Thursday, March 15th 2012

I found this site by chance and I’m very happy right now I’m sure my English will further advance

Saturday, December 3rd 2011

I am having fun with the lesson.I have been learning english for several years.I have to learn this language.Because I need it for mey job.
I have tried to practice this lesson.
Best Regards

Saturday, December 3rd 2011

You scored 6 out of 6.

Saturday, December 3rd 2011

have has always been a confusing word for me coz i hear it ol d time.. but with this video i learn to understand the word have and how to use it as well. I have been watching engvid.com for almost 2 months and im really having fun watching this. tnx guys and gud health.

Saturday, December 3rd 2011

I have 2 say u r a good teacher with your buddy Mr E. see ya James. have u seen the comments lately.

Saturday, December 3rd 2011

nice..

Saturday, December 3rd 2011

Excellent James! Why is future perfect connected to the past? If I say I will have finished my hw by 8 PM. Does it mean I started studying before now? The way I feel, is that I might not even started working on the hw!! This really confuses me, since it’s nothing I’ve learnt, but I feel it’s that way. Thank you!!

Saturday, December 3rd 2011

Thank you very much

Saturday, December 3rd 2011

thank you,you rock¡¡¡¡

Saturday, December 3rd 2011

You are my fav teacher …
I wish that everybody had taught like you do !

Saturday, December 3rd 2011

thank you, I got 2 of 6 in this Quiz, it’s really complicated, I don’t know the grammars’ idioms I just know where could I use them.

Saturday, December 3rd 2011

Very well explained! As ever !

Saturday, December 3rd 2011

Thx a lot teacher

Sunday, December 4th 2011

Thanks!

Sunday, December 4th 2011

very good lesson . plz slowdown when you teaching you speak too fast.

Sunday, December 4th 2011

very good , now i know what (have) meaning

Sunday, December 4th 2011

This is great website, I love it.

Sunday, December 4th 2011

Very good video I have learn so many things from your video keep it up!!!

Sunday, December 4th 2011

excellent lectures

Sunday, December 4th 2011

it very useful,,,,thank you james

Sunday, December 4th 2011

so much understandable lessen thanks teacher James

Sunday, December 4th 2011

James, nice to meet you guy!
I have watched your classes and of another teacher s either. You are amazing, really very good teachers. I´m from Brazil but I´m not there because I’m working and studying in Chile.
Here I study translation from English to Spanish and it’s a very interesting challenge.
Well if I finish the school I’ll be able to speak 3 languages.
Thanks for your explanation. I hope someday to be in Canada to visit this beautiful country.

Bye,
Marcio

Sunday, December 4th 2011

Thank so much for your help, it is really important for me!!!

Sunday, December 4th 2011

Hello James,

I have a question in regard to using “have” in sentences like these:

1. You have to have it done for tomorrow.
2. We need to have our car repaired for Monday.
3. I think I should have the letter sent at the latest tomorrow morning.
4. They should have had it done two weeks ago.
5. I had to have it done for yesterday, while you still have plenty of time.

Are they (any of them) grammatically correct?

I would really appreciate your help.
Thanks :)

Sunday, December 4th 2011

    the frist you have tow event you should know it
    1-present perfect .
    2-present simple .
    these senteces are present simple
    because there rule say
    sub+have /has +obj+p.p
    for example
    I have my car fixed
    thiss means i pay money to some one to fixed my car .
    not me that fixed my car
    and and the event is present simple .
    ————————————-
    If i said
    I have fixed my car .
    that means i fixed my car not elst someone .
    and this event is present perfect
    thanks …

    Thursday, March 8th 2012

      Hi Hamed,
      You shouldn’t answer someone’s questions if you don’t even know what you are talking about… What you wrote is really chaotic and does not explain anything…

      Wednesday, June 11th 2014

    Cześć Bracie ;).
    Widzę, że James nie odpisał, więc mogę napisać odpowiedź, mam doświadczenie z j. angielskim.

    1. OK – może dziwnie brzmieć z tym podwójnym have, ale możesz ew. napisać “You should have it done…”
    2. OK
    3. OK, tylko zamienić miejscami wyrażenia – “at the latest” zwykle daje się na końcu zdania. Więc: I think I should have the letter sent tomorrow morning at the latest.
    4. OK
    5. Tutaj zdanie jest niezrozumiałe. Yesterday jest pomieszane z teraźniejszością – you still have. Może chodziło Ci o: I should have had it done yesterday, when you still had plenty of time.

    Ogólnie w tych przykładach występuje “have something done” – czyli oddajesz jakąś czynność komuś innemu, aby za ciebie ją zrobił.

    Pozdrowienia :)

    Wednesday, June 11th 2014

James, your explanation of this matter is awesome! Thank you very much!

Sunday, December 4th 2011

Great lesson. It was so amazing.

Sunday, December 4th 2011

Thank you .
It make me understand .

Sunday, December 4th 2011

i,m watching from mongolia. i like a teacher
good luck to your job.

Monday, December 5th 2011

This website is a great resource for learning english!
You should do another website for french lessons.. With your teaching method it would be a success and I’m sure a lot of people would be very grateful! :)

Monday, December 5th 2011

Yes!I’ve got it. I’m so happy to have it. I have to appreciate it but haven’t any word. Great job!

Monday, December 5th 2011

Hi m peter this website is nice I like this website….

Monday, December 5th 2011

Thanks James

Tuesday, December 6th 2011

very great. this video is very useful for me. Thanks so much for sharing to us how we can improve English skills.

Tuesday, December 6th 2011

well done… thanks james.

Wednesday, December 7th 2011

Could you please do a lesson about the phrasal verbs using the word keep? :)

Thursday, December 8th 2011

thank you very much. james

Thursday, December 8th 2011

Great! Thanks a lot! I scored 6 out of 6! Sorry I must be off cause I have to go to England right now! :D

Thursday, December 8th 2011

hi
james your teaching style is so easy that anybody can easily get your points keep on giving such good lectures for public.
i appreciate u and your team

Thursday, December 8th 2011

Unbelivable, how to make english grammer very easy like this in very short period of time.
It really incridible

Thursday, December 8th 2011

Thank you,you’re really awesome. :)

Saturday, December 10th 2011

Thank you James!

Saturday, December 10th 2011

    You can write me “ogor32@hotmail.com”
    But you should teach me Russian language, ok?

    Monday, April 2nd 2012

it is very good for child to be learn a english online it is best……………………… zyan

Saturday, December 10th 2011

I need someone who has good English skills, I want to learn English, I can give it back as Russian or German:)

Saturday, December 10th 2011

    Hello Ms.Katja,

    I can teach you, if you wish you can send me E_mail without hesitate, please.

    Kind Regards
    Ramin

    Tuesday, January 10th 2012

very good ty

Sunday, December 11th 2011

Can you do a video on the 8 basic parts of speech?

Monday, December 12th 2011

hi, james you are using the top3 words of english its great but i know you are like english profesor.from quetta contenment pakistan

Tuesday, December 13th 2011

hello jamess.

Tuesday, December 13th 2011

you are awesome!!! Your teaching technique is unique.If you don’t mind can you teach us the causative sentences and modal past:)) And more vocabulary pyramids.
Thanks a lot

Tuesday, December 13th 2011

I’VE GOT 6 OUT OF 6 THANKS JAMES :)

Wednesday, December 14th 2011

John, where is my pen?
– Let me have a look

So, what is “Have a look” belong to?
Thanks,

Thursday, December 15th 2011

thank you,it’s helped me much ..

Saturday, December 17th 2011

Very good teacher))

Sunday, December 18th 2011

MAN IN MY OPINION U R THE BEST TEACHER EVEER)) KINGS REGARDSSSSSSSSS)))MARY XMASSSS

Tuesday, December 20th 2011

outstanding

Tuesday, December 20th 2011

very very helpful thank you much

Thursday, December 22nd 2011

I’m very grateful to you!

Saturday, December 24th 2011

interesting guy!
thx a lot!

Wednesday, December 28th 2011

U said I have to finsh this video
or I have to finshed this video
I’m not good at listening =)

Wednesday, December 28th 2011

lol.I have been searching to this lesson
I have alot of problems with verb have.It’s very difficult.Really thanks 1000 times u explain it,and made it easy to me :) Ur a gr8 teacher XDDDDDD

Wednesday, December 28th 2011

Hi James,
Great lesson It was so amazing,very helpful Thank you much.You are very good teacher..

Friday, December 30th 2011

this lesson was amazing and wonderful.

Friday, December 30th 2011

awsome

Sunday, January 1st 2012

it’s really nice wathcing You James ,I’m in agood progress in English since I start watching your Vedio,Many Many thankx

Tuesday, January 3rd 2012

Your way of teaching is very good.

Tuesday, January 3rd 2012

:)* thanks…

Wednesday, January 4th 2012

very nice

Saturday, January 7th 2012

its wounderful websit
thanks a lot mr: james

Sunday, January 8th 2012

they are a great videos, thanks

Monday, January 9th 2012

james is an excellent teacher

Monday, January 9th 2012

Thank you

Saturday, January 14th 2012

amazing lesson

Tuesday, January 17th 2012

thanks a lot

Thursday, January 19th 2012

Thank You !

Thursday, January 19th 2012

James can you tell me what the different betwen has and have? please :)
thank you in advance

Thursday, January 19th 2012

    “Has” means the same as “have”. The only difference is that you have to use the right form according to the subject of the sentece – the person.

    I – have
    You – have
    He, she, it – has

    We – have
    They – have
    You (plural) – have

    Hope I helped you. ;)

    Wednesday, June 11th 2014

sorry between*

Thursday, January 19th 2012

******* hell ….. i love ur teaching man ……. I feel the same energy which i felt with my English Sir, he was electrifying as you …

Friday, January 20th 2012

good
teaching

Friday, January 20th 2012

Wow cool great! Amazing!

Saturday, January 21st 2012

they are good teacher

Sunday, January 22nd 2012

tks a lot!

Monday, January 23rd 2012

where did you learn so deep thinks!!!

Tuesday, January 24th 2012

thanks you, all teachers

Wednesday, January 25th 2012

6/6 :). All i could say is wonderful.my request to is to repeat this lecture though i got 6 out of 6 in the quiz.Thanks

Saturday, January 28th 2012

Thanks for this great website!

Thursday, February 2nd 2012

I tell you the truth this videos are help full. for improving English language thank you all teachers.

Tuesday, February 14th 2012

you do a good jog,keep on like this and thank you for your help!

Wednesday, February 29th 2012

Perfect score! :-D

Monday, March 5th 2012

thx a lot

Thursday, March 15th 2012

good

Thursday, March 15th 2012

Thanks.

Friday, March 16th 2012

I,M GETTING CONFIDENT

Friday, March 16th 2012

I love you.

Friday, March 16th 2012

this is a great lesson. but i have a terrible English level. still understand yet.

Saturday, March 17th 2012

I have finished the quiz and it is fantastic:))) Thank you James

Saturday, March 17th 2012

Hi from brazil (Brasília).
Thanks for your explanation.
have a nice weekend!

Saturday, March 17th 2012

Finaly a quiz Yeah BBy xD

Tuesday, March 20th 2012

4 out of 6 not bad. thanks a lot Mr.James

Wednesday, March 21st 2012

very nice

Wednesday, March 21st 2012

Thanks James…really like the way you teach….have to admit that you are one of the best teacher I’ve ever seen….”consequences”??

Thursday, March 22nd 2012

Veeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeery good. I need to know about the use of ¨to and for¨
Thx

Sunday, March 25th 2012

James’s one of the best teachers in this website.and they’re gonna help us day by day ;) thank you all teachers and all workers who help to record these vidoes

Sunday, March 25th 2012

Hi. My name is Rafael and I’m from Brazil.
This video really helped me.

Sunday, March 25th 2012

    Hi Rafael I came from Brasil too. Now I leaving in Australia.

    Tuesday, July 3rd 2012

hi james..i have got 6 out of 6 in ur test:)i like ur teaching style..thanks from Pakistan

Monday, March 26th 2012

HI JAMES YOUR TEACHING STYLE REALLY FANTASTIC

Monday, March 26th 2012

very excellent

Monday, March 26th 2012

Thank you so much for the great Videos,

Sunday, April 1st 2012

Sir, i tried to click the Quiz but I’m unable to open..could you please help and advise me on this…

Sunday, April 1st 2012

i have fun listening to your lessons :) very helpful :)

Tuesday, April 3rd 2012

    me to!!!!! :)

    Monday, April 23rd 2012

Thanx a lot for this GREAT Video !

Wednesday, April 4th 2012

I have to say I’m having a good time here. I have never leant English in such funny way. tks, Tati from Brazil

Wednesday, April 4th 2012

Thank you very much!

Thursday, April 5th 2012

thank you very much for this video, you are a great teacher :)

Friday, April 6th 2012

Thanks a lot for your lessons, James!
Your warm is awesome!

P.s. I hope my message without any mistakes :)

Saturday, April 7th 2012

oops! I found one: *worm, not warm!

Saturday, April 7th 2012

What is the third word?
there are only 2 words – get-have

Monday, April 9th 2012

YOU HAVE (SHOULD,MUST,NEED,COULD,WOULD)TO START THIS LESSON HAVING TEA AND
READING NEWSPAPER(PAPER OR BOOK)
HAVE YOU NICE DAY

Sunday, April 15th 2012

Hi James. You have helped so much with english!!! You speak kind of fast but ité beeter that way because I have to do an important effort to understand and finally I do. If you or you colleges are coming to chile someday, just let me know to show you this beautiful country.

Thursday, April 19th 2012

nice lessons James,u r very heling people with understanding english and u very charismatic person u know,with adorable sense of humor,thank you)

Tuesday, May 1st 2012

I’m from Korea.
Thanks to the great video!

Tuesday, May 1st 2012

Hi! great lesssons, thank you for evereything.

Saturday, May 5th 2012

thanks teacher , it’s important lesson ,can you making lyrics for all video

Tuesday, May 8th 2012

great!!!

Wednesday, May 9th 2012

What ´s the difference betweeen :
Did you tell.. or
Have you told..
When we use did and when have!!

Thursday, May 17th 2012

hmm love it…i got a perfect score on this one:P

Saturday, May 19th 2012

    hi james thanks that videoi who want to be my teacher thank

    Sunday, June 24th 2012

well

Monday, May 21st 2012

think you

Wednesday, May 23rd 2012

Your are a proper teacher James

Monday, June 4th 2012

Wow,it’s wonderful!!

Tuesday, June 12th 2012

i love your videos so much… is very helpful!!!

Tuesday, July 3rd 2012

you are the best .i would love to meet you ..your videos r very helpfull

Sunday, July 15th 2012

Great web and quiz..
I have been watching you vid about HAve and found it very helpful.
By the way I have got the full mark :) thanks

Wednesday, August 8th 2012

thanks a lot teacher
you’re great

Thursday, September 13th 2012

James, thank you for your lesson. what do you advise me, using of past and perfect tense the verb “have”. still I do some mistake the use of verb “Have”

Thursday, September 20th 2012

I get full mark
It is very interesting

Monday, October 8th 2012

like….like….like
but please, i have aquestion…if i feel week in English talking and vocab. i think i cant just depends on listening, i think i have to make a lot of conversation to get a good practice, Am i right?
and if yes, what is the way to have good daily conversation with someone who can correct my mistakes?
thank you

Tuesday, October 9th 2012

    oh ghada its like my problem we have should practice more and were can find someone to correct our mistakes ????help

    Sunday, December 16th 2012

I just watch two of your vidoes, that’s great.
Of course i,m the new lestioner of your site.

Saturday, November 3rd 2012

nice vid, thanks a lot

Tuesday, November 6th 2012

A friend of mine has sent this website to me. And I am loving it. I am brazilian and my English sometimes the accent is pretty heavy, and also I need to improve my vocabulary. I will keep wacthing the classes, I am sure I will improve my English! Thank you for all the work.

Tuesday, November 6th 2012

This is Afghan and I think I have found a wonderful website where I can learn a massive things and get alot of information about sweet English language. I love ur site.
Thank you very much.

Sunday, November 11th 2012

I needed some practice…indeed

Sunday, November 11th 2012

Thanks a lot James for such an interesting lesson. You’re the best teacher I’he ever known. :) Wish you good luck!

Monday, November 12th 2012

thank you james
its great my score is 100% 6 on 6 in quiz its agreat thing really i hope to continue these lessons and improve my english i hope it gets better … i think i need more lessons in grammar
thank you again
and am happy to talk with any one chat or speakers to learn just to learn and practice

Sunday, December 16th 2012

Hello, I just want to say you have the gift of teaching english in an easy way cos I have had lots of teachers but I like the way you explain…. thanks

Saturday, December 29th 2012

u r very good! Thanks^^

Monday, December 31st 2012

Very good lesson! I believe it will be useful for my test.

Thanks!!

Friday, January 4th 2013

THANK YOU THAT WAS GOOD. I REALLY ENJOYED MYSELF TO LISTEN TO THIS LESSON.

Thursday, January 17th 2013

thanks for avre thenk

Thursday, January 17th 2013

best english teacher I have ever came across

Sunday, March 10th 2013

Thanks :D

Thursday, March 21st 2013

you are the best teacher Ive ever had .

Thanks lot

Friday, April 5th 2013

Men you are monster of teachers))) monster is in good meaning

Thursday, May 2nd 2013

Cool video!

Friday, June 7th 2013

Awesome video!

Friday, June 7th 2013

100 % this lesson. Thanks.

Tuesday, June 18th 2013

Awesome explanation! Thanks!

Tuesday, July 2nd 2013

it is so much interesting lesson…… thank you my teacher

Monday, July 8th 2013

Amazing .. thanks alot

Thursday, July 18th 2013

Thanks, I got 83 %.

Monday, August 12th 2013

Thank you very much sir James…

Sunday, October 13th 2013

ok

Tuesday, October 29th 2013

Good job.

Sunday, November 3rd 2013

It’s a very good lesson, thank you.

Wednesday, November 20th 2013

i has to know samething about the “have”.

Tuesday, November 26th 2013

100% happy to learn, hanks

Saturday, November 30th 2013

Great video, I had great time learning use of verb ” Have ” .

Tuesday, January 7th 2014

Thanks for this amazing lesson, It’s was great & I got 100 %

Monday, January 13th 2014

Hi James, you HAVE excellent skills in English language. I could HAVE learn these grammar lessons earlier. Nevertheless I HAVE to do it now, otherwise I will HAVE to regret later.

Saturday, February 1st 2014

Thank you very much! I like this site :-)

Friday, March 14th 2014

I’ll be back!!

Thursday, April 17th 2014

Hi! Could you please tell the differences with good explanation of the following?

The echoes are gone.
The echoes have gone.
The echoes have been gone.
The echoes got gone.

The books are good.
Books are good.

Dreams are made.
The Dreams are made.

Sunday, April 27th 2014

Thank you.

Friday, May 9th 2014

PERFECT

Saturday, May 10th 2014

You are awesome. Thank u very much i got 6 out of 6

Sunday, June 1st 2014

Nice video, easy and completely useful

Tuesday, July 1st 2014

Nice video, but you should write on your board some examples, remember there are a lot of visual learners like me hahaha.

Wednesday, September 3rd 2014

perfect

Thursday, September 4th 2014

I like this lesson

Friday, October 17th 2014

m not seeing any lesson here???? can anybody help me out in this regard . how can i see this lesson? no video or anything at all

Friday, October 17th 2014
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