LIVE WITH MONICA AND CRAIG
Verbs followed by Gerunds
Test - Gerund or infinitive?
want: I don’t want to study grammar.
admit: Mónica admitted changing the time.
hope: We were hoping to avoid traffic by leaving early.
avoid: She avoided looking me in the eye.
consider (think about): I considered staying nothing, but I had to tell
mention (say something): She mentioned seeing my brother at a baseball
recommend: We recommend studying English every day.
risk: Don’t risk losing your job!
suggest: We suggest visiting blogdelingles.com.
deserve: Everyone deserves to be respected.
expect: I expect to know my exam result by Friday.
learn: I’ve learned not to trust anyone.
deny: I denied breaking the coffee machine.
offer: I offered to help Craig with his new software.
plan: I’m planning to watch a movie tonight.
promise: My friend promised to find the time to help me move.
wait: I can’t wait to start travelling again.
seem: We seem to be at the end of the Facebook Live.
Use gerunds after prepositions: I’m interested IN CREATING podcasts.
Use infinitives after many adjectives: It’s DIFFICULT TO SPEAK Spanish.
How LOVELY TO SEE you again!
Gerunds can be used as the subject of a sentence:
LEARNING English can be fun.
JOGGING is good for your health.