Published on February 28, 2014
LOOK AT THESE SENTENCES AND FIND THE VERBS IN - ING FORM. CAN YOU USE THE INFINITIVE WITH TO INSTEAD? 1. During the summer he doesn't like going out because he suffers from hay fever. Image retrieved from: jenniferellis.ca 2. His allergy keep getting worse. He's tried cutting out certain foods and he's tried using different creams and stuff.
QUESTION WORD + ??? 1. I asked him HOW ____ (do) it. 2. I didn’t know WHAT ____ (do).
QUESTION WORD + INFINITIVE 1. I asked him HOW to do it. 2. I didn’t know WHAT to do.
PREPOSITION + ??? 1. I am afraid OF ____ (be) left alone. 2. He is good AT ____ (motivate) people. Image retrieved from: tx.english-ch.com
PREPOSITION + Ving 1. I am afraid OF being left alone. 2. He is good AT motivating people. Image retrieved from: tx.english-ch.com
USED AS A NOUN = ??? Image retrieved from: mmdelrosario.hubpages.com 1. _____ (study/studying) is fun. (___ is a noun = English, math, tennis) 2. Our dog loves ----（be/being）washed. (= Our dog loves WHAT > something - tennis, English, meat, vegetables)
USED AS A NOUN = Ving Image retrieved from: mmdelrosario.hubpages.com 1. Studying is fun. (Studying is a noun = English, math, tennis) 2. Our dog loves being washed. (= Our dog loves WHAT > something - tennis, English, meat, vegetables)
OUR OPTIONS 1. V + gerund 2. V + infinitive 3. V + gerund/infinitive
IS THERE A DIFFERENCE??? I enjoy preparing for my classes. I like to prepare for my classes. Prefer Intend Start Continue begin
NO DIFFERENCE IN MEANING I enjoy preparing for my classes. I like to prepare for my classes. Prefer Intend Start Continue begin
TRY - Try using this ointment instead. - Try to cut it with a knife.
STOP We have been working all morning, we need to stop to have a cup of coffee. Rita had been writing reports all morning but at 5 she stopped to see a patient. You have to stop eating so much sweets or you will get sick.
REMEMBER I remember seeing this before. I remember going to the beach for the first time. Remember to take this pills three times a day. I remembered to order a new computer. Image retrieved from : www.twinfinite.net
FORGET How can I ever forget performing my first surgery! Don’t forget to buy some over-the-counter pain killers. Image retrieved from : www.gograph.com Image retrieved from: en.wikipedia.org
1.The doctors tried (to identify/identifying) which patient will benefit from the treatment the most. Don’t forget (to give/giving) him a prescription. During the surgery he stopped (to check/checking) the information on the monitor. I don’t remember (to close/closing) the window. 2. 3. 4.
PLEASE, COMPLETE THESE SENTENCES I once tried ______ I must remember to _____
PLEASE, COMPLETE THESE SENTENCES (THERE MAY BE MORE THAN ONE POSSIBILITY FOR SOME SENTENCES ) I have to admit to ______ (not use) the ointment you gave me. I stopped _____ (apply) the cream because it made my skin very angry looking. I forgot _____ (make) an appointment to see the nurse.
PLEASE, COMPLETE THESE SENTENCES (THERE MAY BE MORE THAN ONE POSSIBILITY FOR SOME SENTENCES ) I have to admit to ______ (not use) the ointment you gave me. I stopped _____ (apply) the cream because it made my skin very angry looking. I forgot _____ (make) an appointment to see the nurse. Following the treatment requires ____ (plan) and a lot of effort.
Yes, I remember ______ (get) the medicine. I always avoid _____ (sit) in the sun. I regret _____ (not come) sooner. I didn’t finish ____ (take) the medication. I meant _____ (apply) it every morning, but it meant ______ (get up) early and it made me late for work.
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