Learn to Speak English Easily: Questions with ‘have’ and ‘has’

Learn to speak English easily through the TLP Spoken English Course. The course is designed specially to facilitate self-learning. It is organised into units to help you learn step by step in a simple, systematic and in an easy way. To be able to speak fluently you should go through all the units and do the exercises. To know more you can read: How to Use the Course Content?

 

In the previous unit you have learnt the Use of ‘have to’ and ‘has to’ and in this unit you will learn to make “Questions wih ‘Have’ and ‘Has'”. We can make questions beginning with ‘Have I’, Have you’, ‘Have we’, ‘Have they’, and so on. For such questions one can answer in the positive or in the negative. One can answer in different ways as given in the following examples.

Use of ‘Have I’ 

Have I many dresses?
Yes.
Yes, you have.
Yes, you have many dresses.
Yes, you do.
Yes, you do have many dresses.
No.
No, you don’t.
No, you don’t have.
No, you don’t have many dresses.

Use of ‘Have you’

Have you an extra pen?
Yes.
Yes, I have.
Yes, I have an extra pen.
Yes, I do.
Yes, I do have an extra pen.
No.
No, I don’t.
No, I don’t have an extra pen.

Use of ‘Have they’

Have they a lot of money?
Yes.
Yes, they have.
Yes, they have a lot of money.
Yes, they do.
Yes, they do have.
Yes, they do have a lot of money.
No.
No, they haven’t/don’t have.
No, they haven’t/don’t have a lot of money.
No they don’t.
No they don’t have.
No, they don’t have a lot of money.

Use of ‘Has he’

Has he many friends?
Yes.
Yes, he has.
Yes, he has many friends.
Yes, he does.
Yes, he does have.
Yes, he does have many friends.
No.
No, he hasn’t/doesn’t .
No, he doesn’t have.
No, he hasn’t many friends.
No, he doesn’t.
No, he doesn’t have many friends.

Exercise

Answer the following questions using the above examples.

Have I many dresses?
Have I troubled you at any time?
Have I come here before?
Have I cleared my dues?
Have you some money to spare?
Have you eaten anything today?
Have you drawn money from the bank?
Have you many friends?
Have we enough money?
Have we a lot of work to do?
Have we helped them before?
Have we seen that film?
Have they written the test?
Have they an independent house?
Have they returned from US?

Has he a lot of money?
Has he many problems?
Has Rajesh boarded the flight?
Has he paid his fee?
Has she a headache?
Has she a new job?
Has Meena a lot of jewelry?
Has she mailed to her manager?
Has it bitten many people?
Has it gone into the fields?

Exercise

Write more questions and answers using the examples, which you can use in your day-to-day conversation and practice orally.

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