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Gerund

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Nur Hakim

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Transcript of Gerund

GERUND
3. after preposition
She is good at
painting
We arrived in Kuala Lumpur after
driving
all night
i'm thinking about
buying
a motorcycle
4. after some of phrasal verbs
EXAMPLE:
to look forward to,to give up, to take to, to put off,to keep on

I look forward to
hearing
from you soon
He kept on
asking
for money

--> some 'to' as preposition and 'to' for infinitive
--> If you can put noun or pronoun after it. It is 'to' preposition
I am afraid 'to' dark
I am afraid 'to' being dark

COMPARISON
Definition:
1. as the subject of the sentence
*
Eating
apple is important

*
Hunting
tiger is dangerous

Tiger
THE END
PRESENTED BY :
1. NUR HAKIM
5. In compound nouns
A
driving
lesson
A
swimming
pool
A
waiting
area
2. As the complement of the verb to be
one of his duties is
attending
meetings
one of his life's pleasures is
having
breakfast in bed
Gerund vs infinitives
-Both indicates noun
-But there are certain verb we use gerund, and certain verb we use infinitive

EXAMPLE:
Indicates as subject complement :
Her fantasy is
to play
basketball
Her fantasy is
playing
basketball

After preposition
She thanked her coach for
helping
her
The commitee had no choice except
to elect
the chairperson.
GERUND VS INFINITIVES

6.After the expression
A gerund is a verb+ing. It works like a noun, not a verb.
EXAMPLE:
can't stand, can't help, it's no good

I can't stand
being
stuck in traffic jam
It's no good
trying
to escape

-Both end with suffix -ing
-present participles indicates adjectives

EXAMPLE:
THE GERUND (as a noun)
running
the tap will clear the air pocket
THE PRESENT PARTICIPLE( as an adjectives)
Can you fix the
running
tap
All
existing
business are wrong
2.ASYRAF
3.HAZIQAH
4.INTAN
ANY QUESTION ????
prezi.com/war9gijtsa5b/gerund/
Here are some verbs that normally take gerunds as object:
go
enjoy
quit
recommend
discuss
finish
miss
mind
postpone
put off
avoid
keep
imagine
there's a bigger list at this website:
http://www.englishpage.com/gerunds/gerund_list.htm
*
Studying
grammar hurts my brain.
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