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  • Are you sometimes unsure whether you should use 'do',

  • 'to do' or 'doing' for the second verb in your sentence?

  • Then, join me in this lesson which is all about

  • the Gerund and the Infinitive.

  • Hello and welcome everyone. This is Minoo at Anglo-Link.

  • In today's lesson, we're going to look at the often tricky question

  • which is: 'Should I use the Gerund, the "ing" form of the verb,

  • or the Infinitive: 'do' or 'to do'.

  • This usually happens when you have two verbs in your sentence.

  • You have conjugated the first verb and now you have to decide

  • on the form of the second verb. Now, if you hear English regularly enough,

  • you gradually develop a sense, a feeling, as to

  • what the correct form is. For example, you know it is

  • 'to stop doing something' not 'stop to do'.

  • So, really, the best way to master this point

  • is to listen to English regularly. However, there are some guidelines that

  • I'm going to share with you in today's lesson

  • to help you with your choices. So, by the end of the lesson,

  • you will have a better idea, a better feeling, as to

  • which form to use when. And, as usual, we'll

  • end the lesson with some gap-filling exercises. So, when you're ready,

  • we can begin!

Are you sometimes unsure whether you should use 'do',

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A2 BEG UK verb lesson gerund infinitive form today lesson

Gerund & Infinitive │ English Grammar Lesson

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    Lucy   posted on 2016/03/01
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