Causative Verbs Worksheets, ESL Games and Activities

Causative Verb Dominoes

ESL Causative Verbs Game - Listening and Speaking Activity - Pre-intermediate (A2) - 25 minutes

In this free causative verbs activity, students play a game of dominoes where they make sentences with the causative verbs: get, have, make, let and help. Give each group of three a set of dominoes. The students shuffle the dominoes and deal out six each, leaving the rest in a pile face down on the table. The top domino from the pile is turned over and placed face up on the table. The first player then places one of his or her dominoes at one end of the domino on the table, pairing a causative verb with an action verb or vice versa. The player then makes a sentence using the two verbs and tells it to the other group members, who judge the sentence, e.g. 'My friend got me to pay for his lunch'. If the sentence is grammatically correct and makes sense, the domino remains in place. If not, the player must take back the domino. Play then passes to the next student and so on. The first player to get rid of all their dominoes wins the game.
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Common Causative Verbs

ESL Causative Verbs Worksheet - Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking Activity - Intermediate (B1) - 30 minutes

In this causative verbs worksheet, students learn and practice the four commonly used causative verbs: have, make, get and let. Give each student a copy of the two-page worksheet. Read the introduction about causative verbs together as a class. Students then complete sentences with causative verbs (have, make, get, or let) and the verbs in brackets, changing verb forms as needed. Next, students use the sentences from Exercise A to help them complete verb definitions with the causative verbs: have, make, get, let. Students then move on to rewrite sentences, adding in a causative verb. Afterwards, students write sentences with causative verbs about studying in class. Students write about what they are allowed to do in class, forced to do, persuaded to do, authorized to do, etc. Finally, students read and discuss their sentences with a partner. The students then talk about other aspects of their lives using causative verbs, such as their home life. When the students have finished, review their sentences as a class.
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Interactive Version - This causative verbs interactive worksheet helps to teach students how to use the four causative verbs: have, make, get and let.

 
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