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gerund / infinitive

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Worksheets for gerund / infinitive

 
document icon Verb pattern dominoes
Verb pattern dominoes - 20 pieces - to test 'stop', 'try', 'remember' etc. Updated 19 Feb 2010...
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document icon Gerunds and infinitives matching
Matching and analysis...
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document icon Gerunds and infinitives - summary
Gap-fill & grammar self-analysis sheet...
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document icon Gerund / infinitive
Matching exericse on the topic of celebrities....
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document icon infinitives
passive, perfect, negative infintives - matching and analysis....
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document icon speaking cues for gerunds and infinitives
Twenty speaking cues using verbs that can be followed by both gerund and infinitive with a change in meaning: stop, regret, try, remember etc....
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document icon sentence completion squares
Twenty squares with prompts for completion to practice simple gerund / infinitives after prepositions, adjectives, modals, verbs etc...
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document icon gerunds and infinitives - snakes and ladders
20 squares (can be used as snakes and ladders game) with questions and other speaking prompts to practice the use of gerunds and infintives...
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Quizzes for gerund / infinitive

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

 

quiz icon 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)
Eltbase.com

 

quiz icon 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)
Eltbase.com

 




Book references for gerund / infinitive

 

General English course books (adults)


Inside Out Student's Book Upper Intermediate book cover 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 book cover 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 book cover 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 book cover 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 book cover Developing Grammar in Context 
Mark Nettle   Diana Hopkins   
23 Verbs followed by infinitive or -ing  Pages 133 - 138