have / have got a controversial topic for Italian students Have/have got to say that something is mine + I have a nice house with a garden I ’ve got a nice house with a garden - I don’t have a house with a garden I haven’t got a house with a garden ? Do you have a house with a garden? Have you got a house with a garden? Forms: + - Subject + have / have got + object Subject + don’t/doesn’t have + object Subject + haven’t got + object ? Do/Does + subject + have + object? Have/Has + subject + got + object? Some examples: I have a new car or I’ve got a new car Sue has got long hair or Sue has long hair Do they have any children? NOT: Have they any children? Tim doesn’t have a job or Tim hasn’t got a job NOT: Tim hasn’t a job - IT’S WRONG!!! How much time have you got? Or How much time do you have? My parents have a holiday flat on the French Riviera or My parents have got a holiday flat on the French Riviera Have/have got to say that you’re not healthy (=you have an illness) + I have a headache I ’ve got a headache - I don’t have a cold I haven’t got a cold ? Do you have (the) flu? Have you got (the) flu? Have for actions (=performing an action) + I usually have breakfast NOT: I usually have got breakfast - I don’t usually have breakfast NOT: I usually haven’t got breakfast ? Do you usually have breakfast? NOT: Do you usually have got breakfast? Now make up the rules yourself: Use ‘have’ & ‘have got’ + object to talk about ……… and ………. To make the negative form and questions of ‘have’ use …….. To make the negative form and questions of ‘have got’ don’t use ……..! Use ……….. AND NOT ………. to talk about actions A question for you: How do we use these forms in the past? Yesterday…Two days ago… Last week…Last month… + I had a headache NOT: I had got a headache - I didn’t have a cold NOT: I hadn’t got a cold ? Did you have flu? NOT: Had you got flu? THIS IS THE ONLY POSSIBLE FORM!!!