CAUSATIVE HELP

Here explains CAUSATIVE HELP.
Help also can be used as a causative, a person does not perform an action directly. With HELP, a person assists another peson to do something.

Causative help artinya membantu atau memberikan pertolongan. Pada Causative, seseorang atau suatu benda tidak melakukan kegiatan dengan sendirinya.

Causative untuk benda dan orang dapat dibuat dalam dua pola:
help someone or someting do, dan
help someone or something to do

Coba bandingkan dengan causative Let

Manakah yang bukan merupakan kalimat causative help
I don’t want to help you to do your task
She can’t help standing any longer

Causative help

subject help someone/something verb word (V1)/ infinitive Complement
My sister helps me do my homework
Music helps everyone to relax from their distressful job

Sentence Pattern
S + HELP + SOMEONE + VERB WORD / INFINITIVE + (COMPLEMENT)

Examples:
Incorrect : His Father always helps his son that he does the laundry.
Correct : His Father always helps his son do the laundry.
Or : His Father always helps his son to do the laundry.

Incorrect : This dictionary should help you understanding the words meaning.
Correct : This dictionary should help you understand the words meaning.
Or : This dictionary should help you to understand the words meaning.

Incorrect : Rani said that she would help our finding the place
Correct : Rani said that she would help us find the place
Or : Rani said that she would help us to find the place

Incorrect : My teacher helped me getting this book
Correct : My teacher helped me get this book
Or : My teacher helped me to get this book

Source : http://inggrismu.blogspot.com/2009/04/using-causative-help.html

              http://tripleenglish.blogspot.com/2010/07/causative-help.html

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s


%d bloggers like this: