logging in or signing up gerunds and infinitives rrosaco Download Post to : URL : Related Presentations : Share Add to Flag Embed Email Send to Blogs and Networks Add to Channel Uploaded from authorPOINT lite Insert YouTube videos in PowerPont slides with aS Desktop Copy embed code: Embed: Flash iPad Dynamic Copy Does not support media & animations Automatically changes to Flash or non-Flash embed WordPress Embed Customize Embed URL: Copy Thumbnail: Copy The presentation is successfully added In Your Favorites. Views: 673 Category: Education License: All Rights Reserved Like it (0) Dislike it (0) Added: October 14, 2011 This Presentation is Public Favorites: 0 Presentation Description Use of the infinitive and the gerund Comments Posting comment... Premium member Presentation Transcript Verbs and expressions followed by gerund: Verbs and expressions followed by gerund admit, avoid, can’t stand, can’t help, carry on, deny, enjoy, fancy, finish, give up, keep on, imagine, involve, miss, mind, postpone, practice, stop, suggest Eg . I can’t stand talking in publicGerunds are used after prepositions eg. I’m good at painting.: Gerunds are used after prepositions eg . I’m good at painting. Gerunds are used as subject of the sentence Eg . I find painting relaxing.Verbs and expressions followed by infinitive: Verbs and expressions followed by infinitive agree, appear, be able to, can’t afford, can’t wait, decide, expect, happen, have, help, learn, manage, offer, plan, pretend, promise, refuse, seem, teach, tend, want, would like Ex. He can't afford to make any mistakes at this stageAdjectives are commonly followed by infinitives: Adjectives are commonly followed by infinitives I’m ready to go. Mary was ashamed to admit she had lied.Some verbs can be followed by a gerund or an infinitive with little difference in meaning.: Some verbs can be followed by a gerund or an infinitive with little difference in meaning. Like, love, hate, prefer . The gerund is more common when you are talking generally, and the infinitive when you are talking about a specific occasion . I like going to the dentist. I like to go to the dentist once a year.Some verbs can be followed by a gerund or an infinitive, with a difference in meaning: Some verbs can be followed by a gerund or an infinitive, with a difference in meaning 1. Remember+to : you remember first and then do sth . ( Acordarse de hacer algo ) Remember- ing : you do sth and then you remember ( Recordar haber hecho algo ) Eg : I didn´t remember to buy the bread. I remember going to the beach every day.Slide 7: 2. Forget+inf : you didn’t remember to do something . ( Olvidarse de harce algo ) Forget +- ing you did sth and you won’t forget it . It is normally used in the negative : ( Olvidarse de haber hecho algo ) I forgot to buy the bread I will never forget meeting him .Slide 8: 3. Try+infinitive = Make an effort to do sth ( Intentar ) Try +- ing = Experiment to see if something works ( Probar a, experimentar ) I tried to open the window I tried phoning her several times but I think she is not in.VERBS THAT CAN BE FOLLOWED BY EITHER INFINITIVE OR GERUND WITHOUT A CHANGE IN MEANING: VERBS THAT CAN BE FOLLOWED BY EITHER INFINITIVE OR GERUND WITHOUT A CHANGE IN MEANING Start eg : She started to paint / painting Begin eg : I began doing / to do it last night . Finish eg : She has already finished to do/ doing the washing up Continue eg : the population of poor countries continues raising / to raise Intend eg:The school intends opening / to open the library next year You do not have the permission to view this presentation. In order to view it, please contact the author of the presentation.