present gerund and active participle
Read Online

present gerund and active participle

  • 881 Want to read
  • ·
  • 73 Currently reading

Published by Faber and Faber in London .
Written in English


  • Russian language -- Gerund.,
  • Russian language -- Participle.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementW.A. Morison.
SeriesStudies in Russian forms and uses
LC ClassificationsPG2311 .M6
The Physical Object
Pagination75 p. :
Number of Pages75
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5785821M
LC Control Number59048574

Download present gerund and active participle


  A gerund is a verb form ending in -ing that functions in a sentence as a noun. Although both the present participle and the gerund are formed by adding -ing to a verb, the participle does the job of an adjective while the gerund does the job of a noun. Compare the verbals in these two sentences:   The other tricky situation involves a gerund or present participle modifying a noun. It’s true that adjectives can modify nouns, but just because a word is modifying a noun doesn’t mean it’s an adjective. For example, “credit” is a noun, even in the compound noun “credit card.” So let’s take an example like “skiing vacation.”   The thing to remember is that ed is added to the verb to make a past participle, whereas ing is added to make the present participle. Gerund. Gerund is a word that is called a verbal and functions as a noun though it is a verb. This is achieved by adding ing to a verb. Take a look at the following examples to understand the function and purpose  › Home › Language › Grammar. How is the gerund formed? The gerund corresponds precisely to the present participle or the ing-form and is, therefore, formed according to the respective rules. You can easily remember to append the suffix ‘-ing ’ to the base form (infinitive) of the verb, which is valid for most of the verbs.A more detailed explanation, including exceptions, is described in the article formation of the

Present Active Participle: Thematic Verbs. Present active participles are built upon the PRESENT TENSE STEM. For – ω verbs, the thematic vowel ο is added before the ντ marker, producing the following pattern: present stem + οντ + adjective endings   A. Present participle B. Gerund. C. None of them D. Past participle. This beautiful painting has been done by Rashmi. A. Past participle B. Gerund. C. Present participle D. None of these. Frozen food should be examined before buying. A. Present participle B. The present participle is a participle that ends in ing. It can be used with the auxilliary verb 'to be' to form the continuous tense. It always takes the ‘ing’ form of the verb, even irregular verbs have an ‘ ing’ form, in fact virtually all English words that end with ‘ing’ are present :// The Present Active Participle (the "-ing") form is the only completely regularly inflected verb form in English. Every English verb, even the canonically irregular 'be', has such a form, produced simply by adding the -ing suffix to the infinitive root; there are no exceptions (except modal auxiliaries, which are defective in English)~jlawler/aue/

Contoh gerund: One of my big dreams is studying aboard. (Salah satu mimpi terbesarku adalah belajar di luar negeri) Contoh present participle: The new novel is very interesting. (Novel baru itu sangat menarik) 4. Fungsi: Object of Preposition Contoh: She is looking forward to Hence Gerund is also called Verb-noun. Make a gerund is very easy, we only have to add -ing to the verb, just as with a present participle. (Read Gerund rules and uses) Examples. Organising an event is a huge   For others, we can use perfect gerund / infinitive forms to express the past. Perfect (Active) Gerund having + past participle The perfect gerund refers to a time before that of the verb in the main clause. However, it is only used if the time of the action expressed by the gerund is not obvious from the context ()   ACTIVE to see seeing to have seen having seen PASSIVE to be seen being seen to have been seen having been seen PERFECT INFINITIVE: to have + past participle (a) The snow seems to have stopped. The event expressed by a perfect infinitive or perfect gerund happened before the time of the main verb. In (a): The snow seems now to