Modals – “Have to” – Talking Daily Activities

 Modals – Have to vs Has To Exercises- Talking Daily Activities           

In this Tutorial you are going to learn English fast using Modals “Have to” vs “Has to” grammars- to talk daily activities  tutorial performed by individuals on a daily basis necessary for independent living at home or in the community. This include feeding ourselves, bathing, dressing, grooming, going to work, homemaking, cleaning oneself and leisure. This is to perform and master the learning of modals “Have to” vs “Has to” exercises.

Target Grammar: Modals Have to VS Has to Exercise

Target Vocabulary: Daily activities (at home, at work, outside)

Materials: charts, picture

Value Focus: Be obedient/ Be Helpful

Drill of words: Daily activities 

Do the laundry             Wash the car

Go shopping                Play with friends

Brush your hair            Take pictures

Drive to work               Go to school

Water the plant            have breakfast

Show pictures of different daily activities and have the students give their thought on what they see and let them share their own daily activities.

PRESENTATION of Modals Have to VS Has to Grammar

  1. Listen to Aaron’s story and answer the questions that follow.

I have to give my boss a call and let him know that I will be late for work today. My car broke, so I have to find someone to fix it now. It will probably take a week, so I have to use the bus to go to work. I really hate it when I have to use the bus. I mean, it is not so bad, but why are there so many people on the bus? And why do they have to talk on the phone all the time?

  1. Read the statements and write T if the sentence is true and F if the sentence is false:
  2. Aaron has to give his boss a call and tell him he is late for school.
  3. Aaron’s car broke and now he has to use the bus.
  4. Aaron loves traveling by bus to work.
  5. Aaron wonders why people on the bus have to talk on the phone all the time.

Analysis / discussion

Discuss when and how to use “have to” if the sentence is positive

  1. Positive





have to infinitive verb I have to go to work.


has to infinitive verb Aaron has to fix his car.
  1. Negative


do not/ don’t


Have to


infinitive verb


I don’t have to go to work today.


does not/ doesn’t



have to


infinitive verb


Aaron doesn’t have to fix his car.
  1. Positive questions

Do I
have to


infinitive verb


Do you have to go to work today?


Does He

Have to


infinitive verb


Does he have to fix his car?

Generalization: “have to vs has to” Exercises

Ask: When do we use “have to/ has to”?

-We use have to and has to depending on the subject

– it is used to talk about something we must do,

because somebody told us or because it is a rule.

PRACTICE: Modals Have vs Has to Grammar

          Make negative or positive sentences.

  1. I have to go to work in the morning.
  2. You don’t have to go shopping after work tomorrow.
  3. Sara has to do her homework today.
  4. David has to be home at 9 in the evening.

IV. Evaluation of “have to” and “has to” tutorial

Correct the mistakes in the sentences.

  • I has to be there at 5 p.m.
  • Monika don’t have to go to school tomorrow.
  • Do he has to go the meeting?
  • Does we have to bring our textbooks to school?

V. Homework

  • Make a list of 10 things you have to do over the week.

Example: I have to do the washing on Sunday.

Practice have to VS has to exercises

A. Write “have to” or “has to” in the blanks to complete the sentence.

  1. They ____________ write a test.
  2. She  ____________clean her desk.
  3. Ken and Liz  ____________ learn English words.
  4. Andy  ____________help his brother.
  5. We  ____________do our homework.
  6. He  ____________write with a pencil.
  7. I  ____________feed the hamster.
  8. You  ____________take photos.
  9. Victoria  ____________ read the newspaper.
  10. The teacher ____________send a text message.

B. Fill in the space with “have to”, “has to” or “had to” to complete the blanks.

  1. Yesterday I ________ finish my geography project.
  2.  She will ________ wait in line like everyone else.
  3. If you are under 13 you _____ get your parents’ permission.
  4. Your daughter may ________ try on a few different sizes.
  5. Do you _____ work next weekend?

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