Loading presentation...

Present Remotely

Send the link below via email or IM


Present to your audience

Start remote presentation

  • Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
  • People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
  • This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
  • A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
  • Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article

Do you really want to delete this prezi?

Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.


Make your likes visible on Facebook?

Connect your Facebook account to Prezi and let your likes appear on your timeline.
You can change this under Settings & Account at any time.

No, thanks

Gerund- adding "ing" to change a verb to a noun.

No description

Jean Chen

on 25 September 2013

Comments (0)

Please log in to add your comment.

Report abuse

Transcript of Gerund- adding "ing" to change a verb to a noun.

Gerund- adding "ing"
to change a verb to a noun
Infinitive- can be used
as a noun, adjective,
or verb.

Infinitives and Gerunds
Example of Gerund:
I love
, although
I am not a good artist.
It can tell you something!
Q:Where do we use Gerunds in
a sentence??
A: Lily likes
Q:How do we use
A: Put "ing" at
the end of a
EX: Peter likes
Q:When do we use gerunds?
A: We use it when
it is a noun or subject
makes Jean
feel nervous, because
she is scared of height.
Q:Why do we use gerunds?
A: We need to use gerunds
because we need to use it
as a noun, instead of a
e.g. Monica likes
especially hip pop.
Questions!!!! Are you ready??
Q:Where do we use infinitives
in a sentence?
A: we add an infinitive after "to"
e.g. Eva likes
to cook
desserts, and
she is a very good cook.
Q:How do we use
A: We add "to" before the
infinitive and the base form
a verb.
e.g. David likes
to go
to church, because
he is a Christian.

When do we use
We need to use infinitives when
we need to change a verb into a noun
, adjective. or adverb.
e.g. Wendy likes
to play
Q:Why do we use
A: We need to use infinitives
because we need to change
a verb into a noun , or adjective.
e.g. Jerry likes
to play

1.What is a gerund?
Gerund is a noun that is changed from a verb
2.Can anyone give an example of
a gerund??

3. How do we put an infinitive in a sentence?

"to" + the base form of a verb.
to dance.
4. Can you give an example of an infinitive in a sentence?
* The handout from the class:

"Gerunds (-ing)" Athabasca University write site. n.d. Web. 22 Sept.2013 <http://write-site.athabascau.ca/esl/infinitives_gerunds.php>

"To+ infinitives". British Council, n.d. Web. 22 Sept. 2013 <http://www.britishcouncil.org/>

Q:How do we identify
a gerund?
A: When you see a verb +
ing, it could be a gerund or a
present participle. When it
form like a noun (usually
before)a verb, then it is a
e.g. Reading is a very good
Full transcript