posted by amber on .
Select the gerund phrase in the sentence below. Then, determine the noun function of the gerund.
1. Water skiing, sailing, and swimming are my favorite summer sports.
2. I enjoy playing the piano.
The gerund phrase in # 2 is "playing the piano." It's the direct object of the verb, "playing."
I'll be glad to check your answer for the first sentence.
Ms. Sue can you please check for #1
The Gerund Phrase is water skiing , sailing, and swimming
Direct Object ?