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gerund / infinitive

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grammar: verb patterns
grammar: infintive of purpose
Worksheets (8)Book references (7)Online resources (3)

Worksheets for gerund / infinitive

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Verb pattern dominoes
Verb pattern dominoes - 20 pieces - to test 'stop', 'try', 'remember' etc. ...


Gerunds and infinitives matching
Matching and analysis...


Gerunds and infinitives - summary
Gap-fill & grammar self-analysis sheet...


Gerund / infinitive
Matching exericse on the topic of celebrities....


passive, perfect, negative infintives - matching and analysis....


speaking cues for gerunds and infinitives
Twenty speaking cues using verbs that can be followed by both gerund and in...


sentence completion squares
Twenty squares with prompts for completion to practice simple gerund / infi...


gerunds and infinitives - snakes and ladders
20 squares (can be used as snakes and ladders game) with questions and othe...


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Online resources for gerund / infinitive

 Multiple choice quiz (stop, regret, try etc.)
Two-choice, 9-question quiz focusing on problem verbs :forget, stop, regret etc.


 gerunds and infinitives quiz 01
Twenty-question quiz including adjective + infinitive / preposition + gerund / perfect infinitive / passive gerund / infinitive etc (Does not test stop / try / remember/ regret)


 gerunds and infinitives quiz 2
45-question MC quiz on verbs followed by gerund, full infinitive or bare infinitive. Upper Int - advanced. (Uses the examples in Straightforward Resource Pack activity 2B)


Book references for gerund / infinitive

General English course books (adults) 3
Photocopiable resource books 1
Grammar books with exercises 1

General English course books (adults)

 Inside Out Student's Book Upper Intermediate 
Vaughan Jones   Susan Kay   
Unit 5 Ritual  Pages 44 - 46
(1) Two short listening passages, one with gaps, one with multiple choice selection to introudce target language. (2) Grammar notes etc on verbs that change meaning when followed by gerund or infintive: remember / forget; stop; try; like; love; hate (3) Gapped text for consolidation.
Unit 7 Review 1  Page 66 
Gerund / infinitive maze - (no dice needed)

 New Cutting Edge Upper Intermediate students' book 
Peter Moore   Sarah Cunningham   
Module 8 Fame and fortune  Pages 88 - 89

 New Inside Out Student's Book Upper Intermediate 
Susan Kay   Vaughan Jones   
Unit 5 Ritual  Page 52   Wedding anniversary
Students discuss quotes on marriage Split reading / grammar exercise about a couple celebrating their wedding anniversary
Unit 5 Ritual  Page 53   Verb patterns(2)

Photocopiable resource books

 Grammar Activities 2 - Upper Intermediate 
Will Forsyth   Sue Lavender   
23 - 26 Infintive and gerund  Pages 23 - 26
(23) Pictures - complete captions with correct form - focus on try, remember, regret, stop etc (24) Gap fill and matching focusing on try, remember, regret, stop etc (25) Matching focusing on try, remember, regret, stop etc (26) Organize verbs into 2 lists: those + gerund, those + infinitive + gap fill

Grammar books with exercises

 Developing Grammar in Context 
Mark Nettle   Diana Hopkins   
23 Verbs followed by infinitive or -ing  Pages 133 - 138