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Max Vocab

Max Vocabulary Worksheet - Have/have got, do, take and make

An Elementary Vocabulary Worksheet

The verb have (or have got) means to own or keep something.

I have got/I have a laptop computer. (The computer is mine.)

The cellphone has/has got some great games.

Here are some ways we use have/have got. Talk about what they mean with other students.

have/have got a cold (feel sick.)

I have/have got lots of time today.

I have/have got one brother.

We also use have in the ways below. We DO NOT use have got in these ways. Talk about what they mean with other students.
have breakfast NOT I have got breakfast. (eat my breakfast.)
have dinner
have a cup of tea
have a glass of orange juice (drink a glass of orange juice.)
have something to eat (eat something.)
have a bath
have a holiday
have a shower
have a walk
have a swim
have an accident (I hurt myself.)

The verb do means to carry out an action.
What are you doing? (What action are you doing?)

I'm reading a book.
I'm doing my homework.

What do you do? (What is your job?)
I am a teacher.

I can't do this exercise! Please help me. (I can't finish the exercise.)

Here are some ways we use do. Talk about what they mean with other students.
do a course
do some study
do homework
do the housework (clean the house.)
do the shopping
do the cooking (cook a meal.)
do exercises

The verb take has different meanings. Here are some of the meanings:
Please take me to the bus station. (To move something or go with someone to a different place.)
Please take this money. (To put your hand out and hold something.)
I took a bus to Sydney. (To travel in a bus, taxi, train etc.)
It takes three hours to get to my house. (The length of time something is.)

Here are some ways we use take. Talk about what they mean with other students.
take a photograph
take a bus
* We can also say 'catch' a bus.
take some medicine

The verb make has different meanings.
He makes a wonderful chocolate cake with flour, butter, sugar and eggs. (To put things together to make a new thing.)
She makes me do my homework when I get home from school. (To force someone to do something.)
I can't eat tomatoes. They make me sick. (To cause something to happen.)

Here are some ways we use make. Talk about what they mean with other students.
make a phone call (phone someone.)
make a movie
make a noise
make a bed
make a list
make an appointment

1. Matching
Use do, take, have or make in the gaps below.

a. ______ a cup of coffee
b. ______ the cleaning
c. ______ some study
d. ______ the dog for a walk
e. ______ a phonecall
f. ______ a bus
g. ______ a holiday
h. ______ the ironing
i. ______ a cup of tea

2. Complete the Sentences
Use do, take, have or make in the gaps below.

a. Do you ______ lots of photos with your camera when you go on holiday?
b. Do you ______ your ironing? No, my husband does it.
c. What time do you ______ your homework? At five o'clock.
d. Can you ______ a cup of tea? Yes I can. It's very easy. Pour very hot water on a teabag.
e. Do you ______ this medicine every day? Yes, three times a day.
f. Do you ______ your bed? Yes, I do.
g. What time do you ______ breakfast? At seven o'clock. I read the newspaper and eat my breakfast.


a. make, b. do, c. do, d. take, e. make, f. take, g. have, h. do, i. have.

2: a. take, b. do, c. do, d. make, e. take, f. make, g. have.



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