Basic English Grammar: Giving reasons with infinitives
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Simple English grammar lesson: An infinitive is when you have “to” plus a base verb. For example: “to make”, “to eat”, and “to be” are all infinitives. In this video, you will learn how to use infinitives when answering questions about why someone does something. For example, if someone asks, “Why are you going to the store?” you might reply, “To buy food.” Notice that we use the infinitive “to buy” to answer the question “why”. Watch the video to learn this very simple but effective formula to give a reason for something. I will also teach you about the expression “in order to”, which is also a very effective way to give a reason for something. I will show you how and when to use it, so you will always know how to answer basic questions in English. Then, test your understanding of the lesson by taking the quiz at https://www.engvid.com/basicenglishgrammargivingreasonswithinfinitives/
Gerunds | What is a gerund? | Essential English Grammar | Lower-Intermediate | All American English
Hello everyone! This video is about gerunds. We use them a lot in English, and in this video I’ll explain what they are, and some of the most common ways that they are used in English. This video should be very helpful for lower level intermediate students, and please don’t be afraid to watch it a few times if you are a little confused. Good luck and keep practicing!
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Today it’s all about GERUNDS! Boost your English grammar by learning easy and simple rules! Understand WHY we use gerunds, and how to apply them in your daytoday life.
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1. AVOID – I avoid eating too much sugar.
2. CAN’T BEAR – I can’t bear sitting in the sun
3. CAN’T HELP I can’t help thinking about him.
4. CAN’T STAND – I can’t stand waiting in lines.
5. CELEBRATE – We celebrated passing our exams.
6. CONSIDER – I’m considering quitting my job.
7. CONTEMPLATE – I’m contemplating getting a tattoo.
8. DEFER – We deferred making payments for another month.
9. DELAY – I delayed going to university until I was 20.
10. DISCUSS – We discussed expanding the business.
11. DISLIKE – I dislike showering before bed. I prefer showering in the morning.
12. DREAD – I’m dreading seeing my dentist later.
13. ENCOURAGE – Doctors encourage eating healthily.
14. ENJOY – I enjoy drinking white wine.
15. ENTAIL – My job entails traveling to the Middle East.
16. ESCAPE – The criminal managed to escape being captured.
17. FINISH – We finished repainting the guest room.
18. IMAGINE – Imagine lying on the beach under the sun.
19. INVOLVE – Writing a blog involves thinking of new ideas constantly.
20. KEEP – Yes, you can keep using my pen.
21. MENTION – She mentioned leaving work early.
22. DON’T MIND – I don’t mind sitting in the back row.
23. MISS – I miss living with my parents.
24. POSTPONE – We postponed having the meeting until Tuesday
25. PRACTICE – I practice writing Chinese characters every day.
26. QUIT – I quit smoking.
27. REMEMBER – I remember drinking a lot of orange juice when I was pregnant.
28. RESENT – He resents paying his exwife every month.
29. RESIST – I can only resist eating chocolate for so many days.
30. SUGGEST – I suggest seeing a doctor.
31. TRY – We tried opening the door, but it was locked.
32. UNDERSTAND – I understand feeling lonely during the lockdown.
can also be followed by an infinitive
Some common verbs such as ‘like, love, hate’ can also be followed by a gerund. But, they can also be followed by an infinitive with a slight change in meaning. This is why they are not included in this list.
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