This is part 2 of the TOEIC gerunds blogs, click here to read part 1.
Below you can read some of the rules and situations where the gerund is used, with some examples to help you understand it’s usage. Then test your knowledge with the quiz at the bottom by choosing the correct gerund verb to fill the blank space.
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Verbs and Gerunds
There are many verbs that are always followed by the gerund form. Here are some of the most important:
deny – discuss – postpone – advise – regret
consider – avoid – suggest – recommend
He avoided paying late fees on the account.
She denied knowing anything about the crime.
I postponed making a decision until Monday.
She regrets not studying French in college.
NOTE: Notice that the negative gerund form is ‘not + verb + ing’.
the “Gerund Part 2″ quiz!
Choose the correct gerund part of the verb to fill in the blank spaces.
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