- Preliminary Unit
- Lesson 0: English Sounds, Intonation & Stress
- Lesson 1: Direct and indirect questions
- Lesson 2: Present Perfect
- Lesson 3: How to write a forum entry
- Lesson 4: Perfect VS. Continuous Aspect
- Lesson 5: The Passive
- Lesson 6: Complaint letters
- Lesson 7: Narrative Tenses
- Lesson 8: Re-telling a story
- Lesson 9: Wishes & Regrets / Position of adverbs
- Lesson 10: Proverbs, Interjections and Pet words
- Lesson 11: Describing a film scene & Action verbs
- Lesson 12: Past habits (used to/would)
- Lesson 13: Future tenses I
- Lesson 14: Describing procedures
- Lesson 15: Review of articles
- Lesson 16: Conditionals
- Lesson 17: Reports with statistics & News articles
- Lesson 18: Modal verbs I
- Lesson 19: Future Perfect Tenses
- Lesson 20: Formal and informal emails
- Lesson 22: Quantifiers II
- Lesson 23: Reported speech
- Lesson 24: Discursive Essays
- Lesson 25: Mixed conditionals
- Lesson 26: Verbs followed by gerunds and/or infinitives
- Lesson 27: Past Modals
- Lesson 28: Crime&Law vocabulary
- Lesson 29: Reporting an incident & Scams
- Lesson 30: Relative Clauses II
- Lesson 31: Book and Film reviews
- Lesson 32: Participle clauses
Lesson 26: Verbs followed by gerunds and/or infinitives
- We shall look at and discuss the following presentation on Verbs followed by the Present Participle and/or Infinitive in class:
Alternatively, you can download the PDF file here.
You can also check the following Handout with exercises.
- TIP: Generally, when a verb can either take the infinitive and the gerund, it refers to something that is yet to happen (=future) when using the infinitive, and refers to something that has already happened (=past) when using the gerund. For instance:
- Don’t forget to lock the door when you leave the room.
- Yesterday, I forgot locking the door.
- Complete the following exercise on Verbs followed by ING/TO.