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Transcript of VERBALS
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^^verbals are nouns used as verbs^^
Gerunds act as a noun that always ends in –ing.
*Kameron goes running every morning to stay in shape.
*Sally is swimming in the lake.
*Carter went climbing last week.
Participles are part of the noun and are used to describe a noun. They end in –ing or –ed and express actions or a state of being.
*The freezing man waited days for someone to rescue him.
*The galloping horse raced across the meadow.
*The sneezing girl had to go to the doctor to see what was wrong.
^^to + a verb^^
Infinitives function as nouns, adjectives, and adverbs and are usually following the noun or pronoun in the sentence.
*I want to swim in the lake, but it’s to cold.
*I need to leave before I get sick.
*I need to eat quickly so I can get back to my work. Verbals Quiz
Directions: Tell weather the sentence has a gerund, participle, or infinitive in it.
1. Sally went jogging around the mall to stay in air conditioning.
2. I want to be a professional soccer player when I grow up.
3. The burning fire lasted for nine days.
4.Kameron went camping for a long weekend.
Directions: Match the correct term with the correct sayings.
Directions: Choose the best answer choice to complete the question.
9. All of the following are examples of participles but…
A) running water B) sneezing panda
C) bucking horse D) went running
10. What do “to swim”, “to leave”, and “to drink” have in common?
A) they are verbs B) they are participles
C) they are infinitives D) they are nouns Answer Key
10. C THE END(: Sara Larsen