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378 COMMENTS

Thank you I learned a lot

fipierro

    You’re welcome! I’m happy to hear that.

    Alex

      thank for your helpful lesson, Alex!

      lamtamnhu

        Hi guy, you also really helpful for me to improve english, hehe, pls add my skype : buitiennhat
        hope to see you soon
        good day.

        buitiennhat

          Hi , i will add you

          Mah22

          Thanks a lot

          Mah22

      hi ALEX! please let me know when to use had,have had and had had….and thanks alot,I learned a lot from ur lessons.Help me out by teaching a lesson on mentioned verbs..:)

      abhiram963

      Thank you so match Alex !

      keep-up

    hi it’s nice swear you and i hope learn little by little i know english but with time i forget lto of things

    wahid-crazy

    Thank you it’s really helpful.

    tsovoh

good morning.tank you very much. I would like how to spil

khalidse10

    “Good morning. Thank you very much. I would like to know how to spell better.”

    Reading is the best way.

    Alex

      Thank you very much for quick respond. I try to learn English. My obsession love scent of a woman, learn English and lady cleavage. REALOY YOU ARE GOOD TECHER.

      khalidse10

Great lesson Alex, thank you very much and thanks EngVid.

stevencssm

    Thanks for your support.

    Alex

“Engvid made me smile” is not correct? I used to write like that. “Make” means “force”…I see. Well, “Engvid helped me smile” is OK? I’m confused. But I got 7 correct out of 9. Nice for me. Thank you, Alex :)

Happy04

    It’s correct. :) “That makes me smile.” Basically, causes me or forces me to smile. It doesn’t have to have a negative meaning.

    Alex

      I got it :D Your reply causes me to smile. Thank you so much, Alex!

      Happy04

EnbVid has hleped me improve self

khalidse10

    I’m glad to hear that.

    “EngVid has helped me to improve myself.”

    Alex

Good explaination Alex. I always keep the track of your lessons.
Alex, could you make a lesson about the difference between above and over – below and under,beneath with examples?
I don`t get it thanx

the best

    That’s not a bad idea. I’ll keep it in mind for a future lesson.

    Alex

      Excellent, Alex! I’ll be to the expectation.

      Thank you!

      the best

Really I found my dreaming this course. Thanks Alex and engvid.com

Hafijur

Thanks I got 22%.

Abdul Qayum

    Keep practicing the structures.

    Alex

Thanks a lot, so clear and helpful

Wael Rashed

    You’re welcome. And thank you.

    Alex

verry good…. nye hehehhee

sean101

Thanks Alex

haiderhabeeb

    Any time. Thanks for your support.

    Alex

Thank you for this lesson!It’s very useful! I have one question…before I want to read or write smth in english, I make a sentence in my native language. It’s difficult for me to start making a sentence in eng. it’s better for me to know how it will sound in Russian. is it bad or not?????????? I think that it is very bad, because I can’t sound like a native speaker..and between sentences and a couple of words I have breaks.:(

MaryShevtsova

    MaryShevtsova, almost everybody has the same problem. I think you should do three things to overcome it: practice, practice, practice :-) Good luck!

    hiubhp

      Like you said, it’s a common problem. If you’re a beginner, it’s totally normal. However, if you’re a high intermediate or advanced learner, you should be able to learn without relying on translation as much.

      Alex

      i like very much your lessons and advice practice practice and practice and it is first comment of mine at this site i also want to seek english but i think it will be difficult for me

      asif hashmi

    When you start learning a language, translation is really normal. Practically everyone does it. However, once you reach the high intermediate or advanced level, you should no longer be using translations…especially for grammar. It’s okay for vocabulary, but grammatical translation can often confuse you more.

    Alex

      Thank you for these pieces of advice:)but the matter is that I’m sophomore. I study in the linguistic university. and when it’s time for speaking, I don’t feel enough confident to talk on various topics. And the reason is that I can’t speak in English. The only way is to go to English speaking country

      MaryShevtsova

        And When I read smth in Eng, I can do it without translating and I can understand everything) But, When I start to talk, or write smth(for example like right now) I have to make a sentence in Russian and then in eng

        MaryShevtsova

I find this lesson very useful. Many thanks, Alex.

hiubhp

    You’re welcome.

    Alex

Thank you for this lesson!It’s very useful!

Galalkuhlani

Thank you veryuch

Humran

    Not a problem.

    Alex

thank you Alex, totally got it.

eric0405

HI who wants improve english as me?please call me in skype for practising english.THis is my skype name: aliyev.natiq587

Natiq (ADIU FINANCE)

    Great idea! The more you practice with others, the better you will become.

    Alex

Is it possible to use these words with other tenses?

Khumoyun

    Absolutely.

    “I’ve never been able to get him to do anything!”
    “She’s helping me practice.”
    “I’ll make him do it later.”

    Alex

I was not certain about which way of saying this was correct, “to help someone TO DO something”, or “to help someone DO something”. Now I got it, Thank you!

BFGG

    Both are used and correct. I’m glad I could answer this question for you.

    Alex

A little confuse but finally, I got it.

Gilberto

    “A little confusing, but I finally got it.”

    I’m glad to hear that.

    Alex

      Oh, I was just wondering…

      do adverbs have to be placed right before the verb?

      Shiori-Guren

Thanks teacher. That’s great you help us improve our English:-) I got 10/10.

Katya

    Nice job!

    “It’s great that you help us improve our English”

    or

    “That’s great! You help us improve our English.”

    Alex

      Thanks again Alex. I knew my sentence wasn’t correct but didn’t know what exactly was wrong:-)

      Katya

        I’me English student ,I want to practice English speaking ,so may you add me in skype katya.My skype name is ms baz

        moh baz

    hi i wanna speak english with u to improve my english. :)

    xishan3

Thank you

Vladimir Macheev

Well i figure that out!! i have to put more emphasis on verbs!! I’ll get there. Thank you.
God bless you!

luis123

    Keep studying. You’ll get there.

    “I figured that out.” :)

    Alex

2/10 :( very bad

adalberto75

    Don’t get discouraged. Go back, study the rules, and try again.

    GET someone TO DO
    LET someone DO
    HAVE someone DO
    MAKE someone DO
    HELP someone DO/TO DO

    The only one that requires “to do” is GET. HELP uses either one, and MAKE, HAVE, and LET all use the base verb after.

    Alex

Thanks Alex, it is really helpful.

yang1jing

    No problem.

    Alex

Thanks teacher

starhamada

    You’re welcome.

    Alex

7/9 : Not bad :)
Thanks Alex

Miramis

    No problem! Thanks for clicking.

    Alex

Thank you very much.

Mariajo

    Any time.

    Alex

A very good lesson. Thank you!

Aloj

    Thanks for the kind words, and thanks for clicking.

    Alex

thank you Mr’Alex

ramikingh

    You’re very welcome.

    Alex

THANKS A LOT

abouziyad

    You’re welcome a lot!

    Alex

Thanks for this lesson Alex! That use of the HAVE verb was really new for me. I will try to keep that meaning in mind.

Ricardo Alves

    Sounds like a plan!

    Alex

Very useful lesson!
I recalled song ‘Crazy’ by Aerosmith. “Thats kind of loving makes me pull down the shade…”. I’ve never understood the meaning of ‘makes’ here. Now I know it. Thank you a lot!

And now I understand the meaning of sentence “(You) have your friends collect your records
and then change your number” from song ‘Somebody That I Used To Know’. The word ‘have’ was so confused for me here.

jAmper

    Awesome! I’m glad it has cleared some things up for you. And “Crazy” is a great tune.

    Alex

I swear that I’ve got it clearly now, thank you teacher!

famobs

Thanks a lot.The lesson was really clear and easy to understand.I think I’ve learned very well,however I usually forget when to use infinitive form.Anyway, I have to study hard.Good luck and have an nice day…

daffodile

    Only use infinitive with “get” in this structure, or with “help.”

    Alex

you got me to follow your nice lessons ,after watching this video.Thanks a lot.

moh baz

    I’m happy to hear that! Thanks.

    Alex

It is one of useful lessons you have made. I got 9. Thank you.

A Line

    “It’s one of the most useful lessons you have made.”

    Thank you very much.

    Alex

      Thanks for correcting my mistake.
      Best wishes for you!

      A Line

easy to understand.Thanks a lot Alex !

Mr.Murad

    Not a problem!

    Alex

Thank you very much. Now is a goal: how to remember it :)))

Jelenasu

    I’m not sure what your question is. :( Sorry.

    Alex

thank uuuuuuuuuuuu but i still confused about had ??? how can i know that mean to make someone received ?

sami45

    I’m not sure I understand your question. Sorry. :(

    Alex

6/9 :(
At least it’s make more sense to me now.
Thank you for the vid!!!

dannyhenry

    Thanks for watching it! Try again. :)

    Alex

thanks Alex , I have learnt a lot from your comments when you make our sentences correct

aliorvicky

    “when you make our sentences correct” is grammatically fine, but the more common usage is “when you correct our sentences.”

    Alex

It help me a lot. Thank you very much.

Phyoe

    I’m glad it has helped you!

    Alex

Thanks, Alex, you’ve helped me improve a lot!

thalinho

    I’m happy to hear that!

    Alex

Thank you, Alex.

CedomirP

    No problem.

    Alex

You got me to continue learning English on EngVid.

CedomirP

    Glad to hear it!

    Alex

God bless everyone! I just turn on my computer to study my next lesson! Have everybody a nice day!!

luis123

    You too! Thank you!

    Alex

The usage of “have” isn’t clear yet.
I need to expose myself to lots of examples.

akm2i2

still poor!! but i never give up : )

luis123

    Nice job!

    Alex

Good lesson,thank you so much

Tarek Radman

    You’re welcome!

    Alex

Great lesson Alex, I got 8/9.

henri

    Nice job!

    Alex

Oh wow, thank you for this lesson Alex, I totally got the clear idea of causatives. I hadn’t been able to understand it but now, I got it. Greetings!

Serch

    Greetings! I’m glad you got it now.

    Alex

Thanks a lot Alex! That was truly a great lesson. Besides, it was clearly explained. I just wonder if you could tell me more about the verbs “bring” and “draw”. I guess they can also be used as causative verbs, like when you bring or draw sb to do sth. How can we interpret that please?

Esmee

    Hmm, I’m having a hard time thinking of examples for “bring” and “draw” since I don’t normally think of them as causatives. I mean, you can “bring” someone to a certain point.

    “You brought me to this! It’s not my fault! You caused this!”

    But it’s not really common to use the causative structure with either of these verbs. Sorry! Wish I could help more!

    Alex

it was great lesson thanks alot Alex , but please could you make the resolution bigger . some time its really hard to see and read . big thanks

samir

    I’ll try to write in bigger letters. I don’t control the resolution. :)

    Alex

Thank you alex, you have some special features on teaching, do not ask me what are they.

God Bless you.

Oumar-61

    Thank you very much. I appreciate that.

    Alex

You got 0 correct out of 9.
Thanks.

samir

    0? Or 9? Good luck!

    Alex

Thank you, Alex, for this useful lesson!

I’ve got 100, but if the phrase “I had him to clean the kitchen” can’t be correct, when I mean anybody (or something) wich helped me in the kitchen?

zoyka

    “I had him clean the kitchen” is correct. No “to.” I’m not sure I understand the other part of your question.

    Alex

    Hi Mr./Ms. Zoyka,

    I think you could paraphrase the sentence for that,

    “He helped me clean the kitchen.”

    or

    “I had him help me clean the kitchen.”

    correct me if I’m wrong Mr. Alex.

    Shiori-Guren

Thank you so so much, Alex. It’s a great lesson
I got 7/9

elouaridi

    Thanks. Keep studying!

    Alex

Thanks Alex. I’ve learned / I learned the whole stuff here. I love the EngVid lessons, specially Ronnie’s classes (about her humor) and your classes.
Let me ask you something… in Portuguese, when someone have the same name as you, you say he’s your ‘xará’ (you read that ‘sha-ra’, pronouncing both the first and the second A as you pronounce in the word America. The stressed syllable is the second one). How do you say that in English? I mean, which word do you use to qualify someone who have the same name as you?
By the way, my name is Alex Gouvea Vasconcelos, and I’m from Brazil.

alexgv99

    A palavra em Inglês é “namesake”. The word in English is “namesake”. xará = namesake.

    rbolisay

      Correct. Thanks! :)

      Alex

    The word is “namesake.”

    Ex. “I’m my grandmother’s namesake.”
    “I have a friend who’s my namesake.”

    It’s not overly common, but you can use it.

    Alex

First of all, congratulations for the tastest lesson. I’ve shared on my fb. And second hand, thanks for this excellent (and concise) lesson. Good job!!!

greenvelvet

    Thanks for sharing! And did you mean “fast lesson”?

    Alex

Hi,
Thanks for this lesson.I enjoyed your teaching style.

tutte

    I’m happy to hear that. Thank you.

    Alex

Hi Sir,

Could teach us the passive voice of this structure?Please!

mfarooq1981

    “I was made to help him.”

    Hmm, the other ones don’t sound good in passive form in my mind. :p That’s the quick answer.

    Alex

Hi, dear Alex
I enjoyed the topic and your performance. I watched this video 3 times and learned a lot.Thank you very much. I think the engvid method is one of the best methods that I’ve ever seen, and you are one of the best teachers in group.You are as good as Rebecca and Adam…

Mahmoud akbari

    Thanks. I appreciate that. We all work hard.

    Alex

hi alex you are e good teacher.

evanikolli

    Thank you very much.

    Alex

I had my house cleaned once a week.
I’m confused. I don’t force anyone to clean my house.
I had my car serviced every month.
I don’t force anyone. I go to the service car or the garage, an i pay for it.
Forced?

aroibas

    “had” means you requested that someone do it for you. It doesn’t mean “forced.” “Make/made” means forced.

    Alex

Thanks Alex. I love your English and the way you teach :)

byte

    That’s nice to hear. Thank you.

    Alex

Thank you Mr.Alex. I would like to ask you one question…. What is the difference between TAKE A SHOWER and Make A SHOWER? Thanks.

Nittaya

    We don’t use “make a shower.” It would mean to build or construct a shower. The correct verb with “shower” or “bath” is “take.” :)

    Alex

      Thank you very much.I understand and I am writing on my notebook now.Can I say ” I like to have a shower after I have breakfast.” or I like to take a shower after I have breakfast.”? .

      Nittaya

Hi Alex thank you very much. You helped me to clearly understand it. What I need to do now is to remember and apply it in a daily basis. Godbless. :(

clairedreamer

    It takes time. Good luck!

    Alex

finally i found this :)
and i got 89
thanks ALex

mirnamarnohara

    Nice job!

    Alex

Nice video lesson.

rbolisay

    Thank you so much!

    Alex

Is this grammar just be used in Pass Tense? Thanks.

PingYang

    Nope! You can use it in any tense.

    “I’m going to make my sister do it.”
    “She has had me do that before.”
    Etc.

    Alex

God bless u Mr.Alex…its my first comment because i have start watching this lesson few days ago… but my english improved… also i have problem sometime i dont know how to use can,cant,could,will,would, shall and should.. thanks!!

sh0wb0i

    I’m glad you feel more confident now!

    Can/Can’t = present ability
    Could = past ability/permission/possibility

    And…well, that’s a good start. The topics are really big!

    Alex

my english is not very well . so i want to learn english much more . i hope i can speak E with native speakers. thank you for your useful video. i’m glad to meet everybody.

nguyenthihiep

    “My English is not very good.” “Well” means healthy in this context. Keep practicing!

    Alex

      oh. thanks you so much. i make a mistake again . i will try to practice E everyday . if i can chat with native speaker, i will improve my english . please help me!

      nguyenthihiep

Thank you so much Alex. Your videos are very useful. Anyway, please let me ask you a question. I’ve learned about infinitive and gerund verbs, so for the verb HELP. Should I use infinitive or gerund or it is another story that not relate to causative verbs. Thank you sir.

poorprogrammer

    Help + infinitive or Help + pronoun + infinitive OR base verb. However, if you use the phrase “can’t help,” which means you have no control over something, you use the gerund.

    “I can’t help sneezing lately. I’m sick.”

    Alex

Alex, your job is appreciable. Thanks for the wonderful lesson on causative verbs with clear and point to point explaination. It’s been a long time since I was searching for causative verb better explaintion but today I got it from you. Thanks alot

Fahim

    It’s always great when you find what you were looking for. Thanks for clicking.

    Alex

Thank You! God Bless!

aileen saligan

    I appreciate that. Thank you.

    Alex

6/9 no bad!

davidetermini

    Nice work. Keep practicing.

    Alex

Hey Alex thanks for these lessons, I’m improving my english without getting bored myself. Carry on like this!!
Greetings from Italy :)

Dr Jekyll

    That’s great to hear. And I like your name and avatar!

    Alex

I’m confuse with the basic verb, it’s mean without plus s for the third person? which one is correct? “she let him go.” or “she let him goes.”

ikoiko

    “She let him go.” That’s the past tense. If you wanted to use the present, it would be “She lets him go.”

    Alex

Thanks so much, for this great lesson :D!

luigi Doganieri

    Thanks for clicking on it!

    Alex

thank you Dear Alex

Sediqyar

    You’re very welcome.

    Alex

Wow, I got score 100. It’s first. quite happy.
Thank you.

BJang

    “Wow. I got 100. It’s my first time. I’m quite happy. Thank you.”

    Nice work!

    Alex

Thank you so much Alex, the lesson was great the same of before.

shgh

    “The same as before.” And thank you!

    Alex

Thank’s Alex ,very nice explanation .

Soliman76

Thanks again Alex. 6/9 my ridiculous mistakes annoy me so much :)

Good job, straight lesson, right to the chase.

sanuser

    Heck yeah!

    Keep studying.

    Alex

Thank you for this lesson!It’s very helpful

nikoleta

Yes! 100%!

Very good lesson Alex! Thank you so much…

sergiopossomato

    Nice job! Keep it up!

    Alex

Hi Alex! thanks..

It’s really a very informative lecture.. I wanted to ask about this: ‘ I wanted thank …..’is it correct? or I need to insert “to” after wanted? I’m just confused…Thanks in advance Alex..

kulet_1010

    “I wanted TO thank you” is correct. After want, use to + base verb. :) Same with “need,” “hope,” “wish,” and a hundred others!

    Alex

      Thanks so much Alex for clarification.. I was confused about it because some of my Senior English teacher posted his status on fb without using “TO” after wanted, so I thought I’m the one who made mistake keep using “TO” after want..thanks again Alex :-)

      kulet_1010

        No problem. I’m glad I could help. Check out our “resources” section for the gerunds and infinitives list.

        Alex

          Yes I did, and it helps me a lot. I’m also mimicking some of your techniques of teaching..Thanks for all your efforts Alex:-)

          kulet_1010

Thank you so Much sir. You teach us very well. Please keep it up. We are waiting to see your new lessons.

Thank You so much.

pavi

Thanks Alex I learn lot.Will you explane me how to use word, pain or sour.How to adjust both.Thanks

Dave Brar

thank you sir…but i m still confuse where can i put the word TO

tenthak

that was a great lesson and i would like you to made us understand more about what prepositions follow the verbs more specifically in sentences .

dannyunchained

Thanks so much for your help. I didn’t know that verbs after the object pronound were without conjugation

Alkin

my brain had been sorted. thank you.

yzab

I got a 78%.

JairoMart

Hi everyone!,
I have a doubt, The question number two in the quiz, “Who forced you to do that?” the question is in an informal way, isn’t it?, It’s because I can’t see the auxiliary that I suppose is “did”.

I feel so thankful because of your lessons, I have learned a lot. ^^

9coque

Thanks Alex. 9/9

volkan67

thanks.. I got 100 :D

teotteblung

Thank you Alex it was extremely helpful video . we love you so much ………………

barca181

Thank you Alex

aaf009610

100%
Just wanted to say that your work is amazing.
In real life specially in VietNam, they don’t give us free lesson like you guys. If you want to learn English you got to pay pretty much $ to some fancy facility or some tutoring program. Stuff we learn in high school aren’t enough. they make up some cheap boring homework for us to do which lots of student in VietNam doesn’t do it or even bat an eye.
God Bless what you’re doing. Hope you guys could expand this to every in need.

dannyhenry

Thanks Alex for your lovely teaching us

Vannear

find the mistake “i got pens that didnt get him”

fasilwdr

super

dineshhumar

my first quiz in EngVid and yeeah 9/9.. Thanks a lot Alex

inaya

Thank you for the lesson. It was easy to understand. I can give an example:

I will get Alex to have his hair cut! :)

Sally S

hi Alex ^^ i am new here i really want to learn more about in english grammar, that is my problem i am trying to apply at the call center company i always not pass hu hu hu . i only a highschool graduate i want to spent my free time to study in this site i love this site very much . many teachers here are very very clear to teaching. hostly i am not good in englis. like grammar and pronounciation and vocabulary :( i feel very hard to get all lesson but i will try my best hu hu hu thank you and god bless

DELAYRE

    what did u mean when you said “hu hu hu”)I don’t know why, but it is interesting for me)

    Lana Morgun

      It’s an expression here in our country. It means feeling upset.

      Alexis De Guzman

i am very thankful to your video i study hard slowly but surely :(

DELAYRE

Thank you so much for your video.

teerawat1985

i love the way u teach so much. it’s very easy to understand. tks a lot

thuyhuongln

thank.improving my English

thiorofina

This is first time for me to answer the quiz.
I’m so lucky to find engvid and you.
I got 100%.^_^
Thank you Alex.

reiko kenmotsu

    hi guy, i am wondering if i could practice with you together, can you give me your skype or pls add my skype : buitiennhat
    hope to see you soon.
    good day!!!!!

    buitiennhat

Good morning Alex!! Congratulations for your class about this topic it is so tough for me

Could you answer me some questions related to this topic please

The authorities say that he can’t stay in the country any longer

LET

My answer was: the authorities don’t let him stay in the country any longer

Why is not correct?? Why is “the authorities won’t let him stay …

Another example: both forms are correct right?

didn’t let =wouldn’t let

He didn’ give me a chance to speak, he just shouted at me

LET

He didn’t let me or wouldn’t let me speak,

Thank you in advance for your help cheers

TAORMINA

Thank you so much Alex, your lesson was really useful to me, I got 8/9, but I think I understood very well.
My best wishes to you

jcsmh

Thank you Alex, it was a wonderful lesson as always.

Dorian Garcia

thanks a lot the best teacher , may i have your contacts in ( Email , Twitter )

Altowayan

Thanks Alex…your style of teaching is very simple & clear…
God bless

VINITA JOHN

    I am with you on that)

    inviknik

    I´m agree with you!!

    Bea BG

Thanks Alex! I’ve scored 9 from 9. That was wery usefull!

iWasowsky

none answer the questions and doubts here…:(:(

TAORMINA

Thank you, Alex! I’m a student from Russia and your lessons are very informative and useful for me as I’m going to live abroad:)

emiliya98

    hi emiliya, would u like to speak english with me?i really need someone to talk to me in english.Please let me know if u are willing to. :)
    thank u!

    xishan3

ALEX RULES !

emansilla2391

Hi Alex, Thank you for very clear explanation.
Is any rule for the word : to need ?
Thank you in advance

tatyanaser13

thanks for your useful lesson :)

khanhlinh

Tanks, Alex. I like very much of the your lessons.

Ivo Crifar

Alex thank you.
You are indeed a good teacher.

yoda0334

Good morning Alex!! Congratulations for your class about this topic it is so tough for me

Could you answer me some questions related to this topic please

The authorities say that he can’t stay in the country any longer

LET

My answer was: the authorities don’t let him stay in the country any longer

Why is not correct?? Why is “the authorities won’t let him stay …

Another example: both forms are correct right?

didn’t let =wouldn’t let

He didn’ give me a chance to speak, he just shouted at me

LET

He didn’t let me or wouldn’t let me speak,

Thank you in advance for your help cheers

TAORMINA

Alex you are awesome …you have very good hand in english ..but i just want to ask .. when i requsting or forcing someone to something ..then should i use making him wash the dises .and having the students to do their work ..is this correct ..please help me out ..:)

neetesh21

thanks a lot

yassershah2001

HI, ALEX
Thank you for another great lesson. You are the only teacher who spend time answering the students. I appreciate it. Thank you.

ivani

Thank you very much for such useful lesson, you’ve helped and got me to use causative verbs as much as possible)

inviknik

Thanks you so much. Your lessons had helped to improve my English. This lesson is very usefu

sham5

Hi Alex,
thanks a lot for your helpful lesson.
EngVid has really halped me improve my Emglish
take care

cep62

it was really helpful lesson .. thank you so much

Sadia

Thanks Alex, i got 100 :D
i’ll rewrite this on my notes ;)

Ratna Decil

Hello Alex,I saw a sentence in a book. It says “My boss made me checking all of last month’s sales figures.” Is it right? Thank you for your time.

Chia-I

thank you alex for this amazing lesson :)

celiysf

It’s a helpful lesson, thank you

Zeiieh

The way you teach is really great . thank u so much

mahnazdarvish

Thank you so much for the helpful lesson!

grace0510

hi alex.i’m really like your lessons.they all are very great! I hope that you will create lesson more than in the future! thanks a lot of!

messidulinh

What a great lesson !
Thank u Alex :)

ragnar34

Good teacher I made 100%)))

George2014

thinks alex, can we find a lesson of your video downoadable?

kira300

6/9 UHHH I must study harder

Silvi@

hello……alex, is there any other causative verbs, if so, what are they? please give some examples with grammar rules….thanks to you.

Rasho

Thank you for your helpful lesson. Your lesson has solved my question I had for a long time.

Sachiyo

Thank you, Alex! I have got a question about quiz (the 5th question in quiz)! I’ve chosen the second sentense, but the fourth sentence is right! Why? Please, explain me? Not “I hade HIM cleanS the kitchen”, but “I hade him CLEAN”! Why is it so? We must say “He – cleans”, but not HE CLEAN!
2)I had him cleans the kitchen.
4)I had him clean the kitchen.
Thanks for this lesson!

Sparrow1

thank you.it was helpful

ashkbo

very nice Alex sir
can we use cause verb form with causative sentence
for ex: I cause my friend to write a letter..
is it right?? plz reply me

Nadiralimugheri

Thanks Alex and regards from the Ireland:)

Tomas1010

thanks it was good

ashkbo

Thanks so much!! I didn´t a ten grade! but now is more clear!! :)

Bea BG

hj alex, i really appreciate your teaching, i think that all of your lessons are useful and easy to learn. and i know that to obtain fluency in english, i have to practise every day. but sometimes it’s difficult for me to find the real materials that are suitable for my level. almost common news sites are very tough for me to read, i mean that they always use lots of phrasal verbs, formal words,.. and it must be for advanced learners. can you recommend me some sites that are suitable for learner at intermediate level?
thanks a lot!!

CANTHO

Thank you Alex.. :))

Yourdadediduday

Thanks Alex, this one is very useful.

sarah2013

Thanks for this lesson alex. much appreciated. i was looking for this lesson.
Still i reckon Engvid should add Score sheet records

Stan28

Hi sir,
Could you please explain me how and where to use the following sentences and tell me which one is wrong.
let me know you
I will let you know
I Let you know

Thank you

Vimalashanmugam

Thank you a lot Alex for posting this video! I’m having an English test in a couple of days and you really helped me feeling more confident :)

Lora16

hi! i have a problem with “to” in which condition we can use “to” here a question (3. The teacher asked us to do a presentation.) and the correct answer is “had us to” why not “had us to do”

rafiqasefi

    Don’t get discouraged. Go back, study the rules, and try again.
    GET someone TO DO
    LET someone DO
    HAVE someone DO
    MAKE someone DO
    HELP someone DO/TO DO

    The only one that requires “to do” is GET. HELP uses either one, and MAKE, HAVE, and LET all use the base verb after.

    -Alex

    This is the pattern

    Shiori-Guren

WOW! In my first quiz, that was discussed by Adam, I had gotten a low grade of 7. At this time, Ive got a perfect score of 10. Thank you Alex for the help! I also love your VOCABULARY lessons.

mharlz90

thanks for this lesson…..

baskt2010

Thank you Alex for your lesson.
I made my own example and I wanted to know if its correct.
“I made her love me”

Alexis De Guzman

Thanks you Alex !

LadyLo973

Thank you very much!

barlow

thanks you!

Mikan

Excellent explanation.thanks you.

goranl

As usual, another excellent lesson. Thanks.

Lfabian2013

Thank u alex great lesson

k.b.Raj

to my attention, this lesson is a little tricky, but, i can surmenter defiance

moezbesbes

Hi Alex, this is my first time writing on Engvid. I had much dificult on this lesson but I apreciate the Engvid Team’s efforts. You are fantastic. I’ve learned a lot with you. Thank you very much.

Ruben Oliveira

Very good exercice. Thank you Alex!

KYOZAKU

Thanks Alex, nice lesson! Best Regards

GustavAmadeus

Thank you Alex

Mohammadsmn

the bus will take me in 6:ooam ocloack

Mohammadsmn

fantastic

waelawad

it’s so good

pareshkheni

thank you teacher

Patipan

Hi Alex.thanks for ur great effort to teach us sth.
May i ask you or your colleagues a favor?
could you have a lesson about differences between these words?? i’m really confused
Riot-Rally-Outcry and revolt
Thnak you in advance

bahram1364

Thank you teacher Alex, I’ve learned a lot. I think I need more practice to improve more.Thanks again.

jusjen2014

i’m beginning to learn English , thank you teacher :)

kataikingdom

Sentence 2:It must be “Who made you do it?”,not “make you do”.Am I wrong?

Dymaxion

My gosh! I have to learn that!

Dumbledore

Thank you for helping me to get this lesson.

Maneeraaat

Hell, your lesson is so useful ! thank you

Steph77

Thanks Alex.

aboood1994

I thought all those are used in the very similar situation. Thanks for making me clear~ Alex!

brownieforme

Thank you for this learning video. God bless you

surrealnut

This video helped me improve my grammer.
i have got 9 correct out of 9.

deeptishree

Thanks, i,ve got one hundred percent.

feng118

Wonderful lesson, Adam.

Before doing the quiz, I wrote 10 sentences for
each verb.

I listened to you, carefully, eyes closed,I did the quiz. 100%

The second time I listen to the lesson with my eyes closed I think I learn much faster.

Alex, what’s the right verb: take the quiz or
do the quiz? Thanks in advance for your answer.

You are an excellent teacher.

Sonia1234

I’m deeply sorry for not having your name written
correctly.

Professor Alex!

I do apologize!

Sonia1234

that’s a nice lesson, thank you.

isman ibro

8 out of 9
I remember the usage of these verbs.
Thanks!

hirohiro0709

hello mike, sorry, but i just want to ask:

is correct to say= I GET TO MY PARENTS TO GIVE ME MONEY
Or maybe= I GET TO MY PARENTS GIVE MONEY

Daniel torreskl

Before, I did not really understand the grammatical twists. Now I have passed the test successfully. Thank you very much,teacher Alex.

Djojack

I will do my best despite the daily demands to take at least one lesson per day in order to progress in English.

Djojack

Thank you

mustafa1974

amusing thing… For three years i’m trying to learn english but… know nothing. Thanks for this helpful rules (got – convinced/ have – ask but don’t get refuse)

hjugoboss

I’ve done this quiz a zillion times, Alex. But
believe me I ALWAYS get the ” ..Sarah bla, bla,
bla sentence wrong.

I know the meaning, I’ve written sentences but… when I come to the quiz thing, I always
get X.
It’s infuriating! But I’ll never give up.

Sonia1234

Very exiting and useful lesson.Thanks Alex.

dgzarif

thanks a lot !! very useful !

ToumbaKleya

I don’t use to sign in on websites but it was necessary for me to show you that i stare at you in admiration sir
Thanks a lot !

CGG19

thanks for the lesson :) i got 10:D

icang

Hey Alex you helped me to score 7out of 9

Vishnu

You got me here, Alex! :D I have never heard about “have sbd do stg”. Though, I always could understand it in a context but no one of my teachers at university mentioned it when I was studying the English Philology… :( Regards from the Czech Republic!

astheart

Another excellent lesson! Really thanks!

hectorgastaminza

Thank Alex! It’s a great lesson.
But, why in the question no 3 we cannot choose “got us to do”?

YQZeng

oh shet.you are the best teacher

danialznz

It’s so clear now! Thank you, Alex.

Blue Popcorn

thank you so much !

@guzel

hi Alex, thc for this lesson, i just wanna ask a question if u let me ask it.

if i say, my mother makes me clean my room.
is the word “makes” true?

thellandros

Hi Alex,
Would you be so kind as explaining me the second sentence on the whiteboard. “My Dad let me go by myself.”
What does it really mean? My Dad gave me a permission to go in the past or my Dad give me the permission now ? How should be this sentence understood ?
First sentence I understand because there is a “made”, so this is past. The same with 3rd, 4th,5th sentence. There are cv in past form.

Thank you in advance.
Best regards

Plastus

Hey Alex, how’s going?
I got doubt with get, shouldn’t I use the verb in past participle when we use have and get as a causative verb?

waguinose

Thank you a lot.^-^

phamquynhanh

Thank you Alex. You made it easy for us.

nomanimeraj

Thank you very much

ariunbolor

Its a fantastic video. Ive learned a lot from this video. Thx

Finnar

Intelligent example:
My friend made me have other people help me learn English. ;)

Emad92

Thank you for this pod cast. It’s still a challenge to use these constructions fluently in a spoken language. But the ball has been started rolling :-. May I have a question about the question form used in one of the quiz sentences? I’m interested in “Who forced you to do that?”, so “who made you do that?”. Would it be correct “who did you make do that” too?

madziaos

It was great . I always had problems. I did not know how to bring a second verb. And also, I did not know that what they are used. But now I realized to the full. :)

Narcissus

This lesson is very useful. Today I learnt a lot from this short video. You’re a good teacher Alex. Up to now I have learnt much more from you using both Enngvid and YouTube. Thanks you. :)

SanjulaHapugoda

Thanks for this useful lesson alex. Someone want to have a conversation with in eglish? Lets help each other improve… add me up at skype… ryan06071982@gmail.com….

Ryan18

EngVidhas hlped me to Improve my English..

Many thanks for you class ,Alex!

Gusttavo

Thanks Alex. I like your videos.

Hannah.Truong

    Hi Hannah.Truong. I like this video too.

    Ballack1209

Thanx alot Alex … God bless you

Reemaa soliman

Excuse me. When I need to use the infinitive form?

LuisAngelMx

thanks for the help, mate.

matsam

got 9 out of 9 .

matsam

Thanks Alex you are an amzing teacher!

milenizar1

wonderfull lesson

jaarig

Hello Alex, I couldn’t use “to have” and “to get” in this way but now.. 9/9 !
Thank you very much for your help!

giura

Thank you Alex!

Stefania.hey

You let me get 100%

ALKEBSEE

Thank you! Its very helpful

Rehan Ahmed

Thanks, great lesson (my score: 8/9) :D

Lucas Avelino

thanks bro that topic is really confuse for me

KingDanny

Great. Alex is one of the best tutors of this site.

Rezajohn

    That’s very kind! Thanks, Reza.

    Alex

Hi, alex i think the question in the quiz are very confused; i find a dificult to distinguish between the responses above

Alghoth

thank you so much Alex

hederkinorva

    You’re very welcome! Thanks for studying with me!

    Alex

Thanks. I liked your explication. It’s very useful.

Manuel G1

Thanks a lot for this lesson, Alex.

Maksim @1969

It’s very clear and useful, thank a lot!

showyin

super and excellent for all in all learners

balakrishna ch

thank you . But can I say :the manger make me do overtime or the manger made ?so causative verbs only at past

ataala

Hi Alex! Thanks a lot for your explanations: you are always so clear! I have a question about the quiz. At eighth question I have answered: no! Have Sara to do it!, but the correct answer was: no! Get sara…! I thought my answer was correct because the question in the quiz was polite: Can you help me?
Is it possible both the answers are correct and the difference is in nuances?
Thanks for your attention.
Paola

Paoletti

thank you teacher, it’s very useful

hassanov

Thanks!

shihai182

hi, one of your sentecs you’ve written “my dad let me go” my dad is third person, why don’t you add let+s ?!!

farid9094

Great and understandable as always.
Thank you!

Galina Ivanovna

I wish i were able to get in touch with you directly and have a good conversation.

Irakli7

Thank you!

panosgreece

yeah! thank you

wpink013

Hi,
I think i noticed a mistake in your lesson.
I could be wrong but there in first sentence should be:
“me” is an agent
“the dishes” is an object
because
“me” is doing the action to an object “the dishes”

Am i right? I’m almost 100% sure about that. Can anyone approve it?

Best wishes to everyone.

marcin95

In the quiz number:
8.Can you help me with this?
I think it should be:
“No! Have Sara to do it!”
in other words Asked Sara to do it!.

Because someone is asking: Can you help me with this?

Am i right?

marcin95

I flunked the quiz! But i am not about to quit learning English.

Kingsley Kunda

Thanks for your help.

hnieto

Well. You have been very clear Alex. Thank you Alex.

fly7

Now I understand one more use of the verb to get. This verb is really versatile.

JorgeRIrigoyen

Thank you Alex. Very clear explanation

reijan3
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