Unit 6.2

Gerund


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Introduction

Gerund is a verb that functions as a noun referring to an action, a process or a state.

Form

Gerund consists of base form of the verb and -ing.

Example

  • He is good at ballroom dancing.
  • She enjoys playing with her friends in the park.
  • Counting to ten is easy.
  • Reading the newspaper is important.
  • I like going to museums.
  • She is always listening to that song.

Use

Gerund is used as a noun referring to a state, a process or an action.

Summary

Gerund is a verb that functions as a noun referring to a process, a state or an action. We can form a gerund by combining a base of the verb with -ing.

For example:
She is good at dancing.”

Le’ts revise this content within the {Form} section. Take a look at the {Example} section that shows its use within a context sentence.

Exercises

External link to Gerund exercises (37).



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