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  • Welcome to English grammar spot! This lesson is about the gerund and the infinitive.

  • In this lesson I am going to show you

  • what a gerund is, when to use a gerund, what an infinitive is

  • and when to use an infinitive.

  • Now there's not a very and I case off by the usage errand

  • or use an infinitive the jet engine the Infiniti for simply

  • grammatical tools which were used to construct a sentence

  • so it's not a difference essence AE know he a user posts in poor and the usurper

  • present perfect now take a look at the sentences

  • sailing around the world is an adventure I can't afford to go on holiday this

  • year

  • in the first sentence saying is what we call a change

  • in the second sentence to go is what we call infinity

  • now what is the germans

  • a gerund is a verb to which ING is

  • had aids the damage looks like that but it is used as a noun

  • moreover it looks often nike continues tens

  • but it issues differently for example

  • eating the claus is not allowed eating here is a gerund

  • why because it's the subject of a sentence

  • it is a noun here where is he was eating in class is a POS continues

  • because here its use as it ends now when you use each event

  • first and foremost use the gerund often

  • as a verbal noun so and noun that looks like a fat

  • for example smoking in public areas should be banned

  • so we have the Feb to smoke we've added

  • I N G E so we've made into a noun and

  • it takes a position of the subject here he quit smoking cigars when he was 25

  • again we've taken the vet to smoke

  • I did ING making it a noun and then put it in their place

  • of the object so here it has become a noun

  • wheels to use the gerund after certain verbs

  • so these Arnold all the Philips but those are these are the most common ones

  • to it needs to avoid to consider to deny

  • to enjoy to finish to involve to keep

  • to mean to practice to quit to remember

  • to stop to understand and to waste so

  • in sins I have to it meets going to the cinema

  • is am very nice for instance we also use the gerund after positions

  • such swimming we didn't do much subsides here's a preposition

  • or I'm thinking also quitting my job again

  • officer position so it is preceded by agent

  • he looks at her without saying a word

  • and again without is a preposition know what is an infinitive

  • the verb itself is an infinitive and it can be preceded by to you

  • so here we call it then to infinitive all simply the Fed itself

  • and not is that generally punitive for example to be honest

  • I love learning English so to be is the two infinitive

  • I would rather help my mother here help

  • is the infinitive go in check if I let the open arm

  • go unchecked both infinitives now when do we use the

  • to infinity certain verbs

  • take the to infinity for example these birds are

  • to appear to arrange to bother to choose to decide to fill two

  • hope to learn to manage to offer

  • to plan to refuse to seem to tend

  • to volunteer to which so these are the most common ones these are not all

  • so a.m. by appear to have lost my keys for example so to appear

  • and to have for then is the to infinity

  • we also use the two infinitive

  • after detectives it was difficult to see through the fog so here

  • difficult is an injective she's happy to help us

  • again happy as an injective takes the to infinity

  • and it is easy to make cake when to use a regular infinitive

  • after modles we use the infinitive can kud

  • wheel would shell me might must and shoot

  • are the modals and these aren't generally preceded by the infinitive

  • so a min for instance I might wonder where my keys

  • on now

  • as I said in the beginning of this video people tend to

  • be and tooth troubled by the german teen infinity think thinking that you

  • i the use the gerund already infinitive

  • am and their strict rules to that am

  • it is more complicated than that but generally we can say

  • that the German tissues for things that have already happened

  • example he began playing baseball last TM

  • as a post add to the infinitive which is used for things that can

  • was to happen so and it is still possible to win

  • or he will begin to play baseball next month

  • for instance so that's generally the difference then between the two

  • am and many folks can be preceded by both the gym in 10 the infinitive

  • for example to allow to begin to continue to forget

  • to hate to love to intend to like to mean t need

  • to prefer to remember to start to stop

  • to try to once so am it is a tricky thing

  • the jammed in the infinitive but and luckily

  • and in most cases it doesn't really matter and

  • which to use only if you am are

  • careful enough to apply the rules that have to stir talk to you about

  • so am well the best of luck and for regular updates please subscribe to

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Welcome to English grammar spot! This lesson is about the gerund and the infinitive.

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