TOEIC: English Gerund Part 3

shutterstock_23909317This is part 3 of the TOEIC gerunds blogs, click here to read part 1 or click here to read part 2.

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.

Adjective Combinations and Gerunds

Gerunds also follow common adjective + preposition combinations. Remember that prepositions are always followed by the gerund form. In other words, any adjective + preposition form you learn will always be followed by the gerund if used in combination with a verb. Here are some of the most common adjective + preposition combinations:

 

interested in   –   guilty of   –   proud of   –   bored with

known for   –   scared of   –   tired of   –   worried about

Examples:

She’s interested in taking French lessons.
The man was found guilty of committing the crime.
Tom is proud of donating his free time to the charity.



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Publicado el by ryan Publicado en Novedades, TOEIC

2 Respuestas a TOEIC: English Gerund Part 3

  1. Kate

    There is a new cool app on AppStore to practice TOEIC test, basic functions are free:
    http://itunes.apple.com/fr/app/toeic-reading-and-listening/id474692691?mt=8

    • admin

      Thanks for the info Kate! We will try the app!

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