Vocabulary RefresherSkiing in the AlpsRiding a CamelIce skatingHot air ballooningMountain climbingIce climbing
What areWhat did you you doingdo yesterday ? now ? Present participle Past -ed -ing
What is a Verb? Verbs are words ofAction ! My mum is cooking. Cook +ing = cooking
Gerunds Riding , singing and swimming Formed from Verbs ending in -ingThey function as nouns.
Gerund as the subjectSwimming isMohammadsfavourite sport.What isMohammad’sfavourite sport ?
Gerund as the direct objectJohn likesriding his bike.John likes what?
Gerund as the subject complementAmal’s hobbyis reading. What is Amal’s hobby?
Gerund as the object of prepositionThey are goodat skating. What are they good at? Before the prepositions (of , on, at , after , before etc..)
Comparing Gerund and Present participles Theirfunctions
Comparing Gerund and Present participles I remember promising him a gift. .He is a promising student
Lets check what we have learnt so far! Are we talking about gerunds ? Writing Activity Change the base form of verbs into gerunds and name their place in the sentences.
Been there, done that Lets play !. Students are going to work in pairs.. Each pair must use two verbs to make one sentence.. If the sentence is correct, the pair scores a point.. I will remove the two verbs from the board and the gamecontinues.. When all the verbs are gone, the game is over and thehighest score wins.