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Gerunds and infinitives
Gerunds and infinitives
Gerunds and infinitives
Gerunds and infinitives
Gerunds and infinitives
Gerunds and infinitives
Gerunds and infinitives
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  • 1. Gerunds and Infinitives<br />NEFiUnit 5C<br />
  • 2. Use theGerund (verb+ ing)<br />Afterprepositions and phrasalverbs<br />I’mverygood at rememberingnames<br />She’sgiven up smoking<br />As thesubject of a sentence<br />Eatingoutis quite cheaphere<br />Aftersomeverbs<br />I don’tmindgetting up early<br />
  • 3. Commonverbswithgerund<br />LIKEHATELOVEMINDENJOYSPENDPRACTISESTOPSUGGEST….<br />GIVE UPGO ON …<br />
  • 4. Use theinfinitive (to + verb)<br />Afteradjectives<br />My flat iseasytofind<br />Toexpress a reasonorpurpose<br />He’ssavingmoneytobuy a car<br />Aftersomeverbs<br />Try nottomake a noise<br />
  • 5. Commonverbswithto + verb<br />(can’t) AFFORD AGREEDECIDE EXPECTFORGETHELP HOPELEARNNEEDOFFERPLAN<br />PRETENDPROMISEREFUSEREMEMBERSEEM TRYWANTWOULD LIKE<br />
  • 6. Infinitive of purpose<br />Don’tuse ‘for’ whenyouwanttosaythereasonorpurposewhyyou do/didsomething:<br />I’msavingmoneyfortobuy a car <br />
  • 7. Use thebareinfinitive (no ‘to’)<br />Aftermostmodals and auxiliaryverbs<br />I can’tdrive. Wemusthurry up!<br />(but , Yououghttosee a doctor!<br />Aftermake and let<br />My parentsdon’tlet me goout late<br />Shealwaysmakes me laugh<br />
  • 8. Negatives<br />Gerunds and infinitivesformthenegativewith ‘not’  nottobe, notbeing<br />Try nottobelate, please<br />I lovenothavingtoget up earlyonSundays<br />
  • 9. Differentmeaning<br />Someverbs can takeboththegerund and theinfinitivewiththesamemeaning:<br />Beginstart continue …<br />Some other verbs can takeboththegerund and the infinitive, but the meaningisdifferent:<br />Try<br />Remember<br />Forget<br />Stop<br />…. Checkthephotocopy …<br />

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