- Find the seven gerunds in the Comprehensive Reading.
- Tell whether they are in subject or object positions.
A: Do you like flying?
B: Well, I like landings but not take-offs.
A: Doesn't that guy do a lot of travelling?
B: Sure. It's part of his job.
A: Sailing is a great sport, isn't it?
B: Yeah, but I've never tried it.
All travelling becomes dull in direct proportion to its rapidity.
In lands beyond the sea,
Nor, England! did I know till then,
What love I bore to thee.
The fool wanders, the wise man travels.
- Fuller 1732
Travels far, he that knows much.
- Clarke 1639
Make sentences out of the following groups of words.
Write five things that:
- are educational
- are not profitable
- make us appreciate our own country