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Let’s Go Hunting for Gerunds! University Learning Center PC 247 / AC I 160 Developed by Lydia Fonseca. Gerunds. These ugly critters are a menace until you hunt them down and use them correctly!. burrowing … scratching … crawling … falling …. Here are some examples:. Know your enemy!.

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Let s go hunting for gerunds university learning center pc 247 ac i 160 developed by lydia fonseca l.jpg

Let’s Go Hunting for Gerunds!University Learning Center PC 247 / AC I 160Developed by Lydia Fonseca


Gerunds l.jpg
Gerunds

These ugly critters are a menace until you hunt them down and use them correctly!

burrowing… scratching … crawling… falling…

Here are some examples:


Know your enemy l.jpg
Know your enemy!

To hunt and use those pesky gerunds, you need to know more about them.

You will recognize that gerunds come from verbs, but…

they act as NOUNS!!!


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Locating your prey!

Gerunds are tricky little critters!

You’ll find them hiding in sentences as the Subjector as the Object.

So Gerunds can be both subjective and objective!


As a subject that gerund may look like this l.jpg
As a subject, that Gerund may look like this…

  • Hunting for Gerunds is my favorite grammatical sport.


As the object the gerund may look like this l.jpg
As the object, the Gerund may look like this…

  • Gerunds are good at running for their lives.


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If they really want to trick you…

A gerund can also act as a compliment or appositive for a noun. Like this:

  • I had the critter, clawing and spitting, in my sights.


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See if you can spot them in time!

Find the pesky critter!

  • Sleeping peacefully, the gerund never saw it coming.

  • Sleeping peacefully, the gerund never saw it coming.

The gerund sleeping is part of an appositive phrase

modifying the subject.


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Look out! There’s two of ‘em!

Hunting gerunds is amusing!

Hunting gerunds is amusing!

The gerund hunting is a subject.

The gerund amusing is an object.


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Go out and get ‘em!

Remember, gerunds may look like -ing verbs …

But they act like nouns.

Find and use them as the subject, object, or noun complement in a sentence.

Happy Hunting!


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Thank You for Joining Us!

You can also visit us at the learning center (PC 247 / AC I 160) or call to make an appointment with a tutor.

UP: (305) 348-2180

BB: (305) 919-5927


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