English

What is a verb form ending with -ing called?

1. gerund
infinitive
possessive
passive



Question 2
A verb form that begins with to is called what?

gerund
infinitive
possessive
passive



Question 3
Which sentence is in the correct form?

She began to sing the song.
They denied to have any money.
You avoided to see your mother.
I hope waiting for you.



Question 4
Which sentence is in the correct form?

Jane needs buying new shoes.
The judge agreed having the man’s plea.
I hope waiting for you.
After the teacher left, we continued reading the book.



Question 5
Which of the following verbs may be followed by either an infinitive or a gerund?

enjoy
promise
love
keep

6. Please correct the sentence below, making any necessary changes. He claims having to read that book in school.

7. Sneezing spreads colds.
Present participle
Gerund
Infinitive
Past participle

8. He suggested taking the A train.
Infinitive
Present participle
Gerund
Past participle

9. He was concerning about swimming so soon after lunch.
Infinitive
Past participle
Present participle
Gerund

10. Choosing the right health club is important.
Gerund
Past participle
Present participle
Infinitive

11. Bill considered calling the president.
Infinitive
Present participle
Past participle
Gerund

12. We want everyone to smile.
Present participle
Past participle
Gerund
Infinitive

13.He wanted to go to class.
Infinitive
Gerund
Past participle
Present participle

14.She was told to prepare herself for the worst.
Infinitive
Present participle
Gerund
Past participle

15.To choose a career wisely is important.
Present participle
Infinitive
Past participle
Gerund

16. He was known to threaten his neighbors.
Present participle
Infinitive
Gerund
Past participle

Now all words that have to are
infinitives and those that have ing are greunds correct?




asked by christopher
  1. All words with "to" are infinitives.

    But -ing words are gerunds when they're used as nouns. They're participles when they're used as adjectives.

    We'll be glad to check your answers to these questions.

    posted by Ms. Sue
  2. my answers

    1.gerund
    2.infinitive
    3.She began to sing the song
    4.After the teacher left, we continued reading the book
    5.love
    6.he claims to have read the book in school
    7.present participle
    8.Present participle
    9.Present participle
    10.Present participle
    11.Present participle
    12.Infinitive
    13.Infinitive
    14.Infinitive
    15.Infinitive
    16.Infinitive

    16.

    posted by christopher
  3. The first six are correct. However, from 7 on -- I don't know which words you need to identify.

    Please recopy them, using all caps for the words you need to identify.

    posted by Ms. Sue

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