Gerund and Infinitive .

Gerund : 

Gerunds are nous formed from verb by adding ING .

Form : Verb  + ING 

Exemple : 

To work = working .

To play  = playing . 

To speak = speaking .

Use : 
1- After prepositions ( before, by, on ,in , without, at...).

2- After certain verbs ( like , dislike, enjoy, ....).

3- As a noun : 
- Subject 
- Complement : Ex swimming my favorite sport 
        Or                          My favorite is swimming .

Infinitive : 

Tow types :

Infinitive with To :

1- After certain verbs ( agree, hope, learn , promise , want ...)

2- After certain adjectives ( happy , lucky ...).

Bare Infinitives :  

Without To :

1- After modals : ( can, must, may , would, should ....) .

2- After LET , Help , Make 

Example : 

He let me go home .

The film was sad it made me cry . 

NB :  We never find " Yy", "Ww" , "Xx". 

Example : Play = playing 
 

                         Know = knowing 

                 Box  =  boxing

 

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