English Grammar Have To
Learn English Have To Grammar

Grammar Level 1- Lesson Twenty Seven

In this grammar lesson, you learn about Have To in English and how to use it in your English conversation and writing. Just follow examples and write them down a few times to learn them very well. After finishing this lesson, you should work on its quiz.

Grammar Recap

In our previous lesson, we covered the Can If you just landed on this page, we suggest that you complete our previous lesson including its quizzes before continuing on this lesson.

Requirement Lessons

There is no required lessons for working and learning this lesson.

Have to

I have to _____
We have to ____
You have to____
You have to ____

He has to ____

She has to ____

It has to ____

They have to ____

You have to go to school tomorrow.

He has to do some work.

They have to travel to New York.

 (These sentences are in the present tense.)

“have to” = necessary, important

After “have to” use the simple form of the verb.

Here are some examples:
I have to get new glasses.

You have to get new glasses, too.

He has to go to work tomorrow.

She has to talk to her supervisor.

It has to ripen before we eat it.

We have to get new glasses.

You have to get up early tomorrow.

They have to talk about some new ideas.


To make “have to” negative:
do + not + have to + main verb
I don’t have to _____
You don’t have to ____
He doesn’t have to _____
She doesn’t have to _____
It doesn’t have to _____

We don’t have to ____
You don’t have to _____
They don’t have to _____

We don’t have to be there until 8:00.
She doesn’t have to do the dishes tonight.
They don’t have to clean their house.

Directions: Use “have to” and the verb in parentheses ( ____ ) to complete each sentence.
1. He ________ ________ ________ his homework. (finish)
2. They _______ ________ ________ ________ to work tomorrow. (go — negative)
3. Alice ________ ________ ________ a dentist. (see)
4. I ________ ________ ________ eating better. (start)
5. You ________ ________ ________ some bread from the store. (get)
6. We ________ ________ ________ ________ this chapter. (read — negative)
7. She ________ _______ ________ at work by 5:00 a.m. (be)
8. This ________ ________ ________ ________ on. (be — negative)
9. These glasses ________ ________ ________ right. (fit)
10. We ________ ________ ________ English in class. (speak)

(Answers: 1. has to finish; 2. don’t have to go; 3. has to see; 4. have to start; 5. have to get; 6. don’t have to read; 7. has to be; 8. doesn’t have to be; 9. have to fit; 10. have to speak)


Quiz for Have To

Now that you learned your new lesson, it is time to go to the Have To page and finish your quiz. While working on your quiz, you can always go back to its lesson to refresh your memory.

Private Lessons in English

If you need help with quizzes of this lesson, you can hire one of our expert private English teachers by going to our Private English Tutors page and submit a request. When submitting your request, make sure to mention the grammar level and lesson number.

Next Grammar Lesson

In our next lesson, we will cover the Have To Part 2 Before moving to the next lesson, we suggest that you complete this lesson including its quizzes.

Related Grammar Lessons


Grammar Level 1 Outline

If you wish to explore all lessons that are covered in HiCafe Grammar Level 1, you can visit the Grammar Level 1 Outline page.