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Gerunds

SUBJECT:
Eating (COMER) health food
is good for you.

Not drinking (NÃO BEBER)


beer is my target now.

Working (TRABALHAR) in
Guarulhos is the worst thing
for me.
Loving is difficult for me.
VERB-ing is/was/has/ verb-s

Hating is bad for you.


Travelling by Ballon was a
great experience.
Dealing with costumers asks
a lot of patient.
Talking to my “X” costumer
has been difficult.
Object:

I recommend you studying


English everyday.
I recommended you
studying English last week.

I miss visiting New York.


I missed visiting New York.
I dislike talking to strange
people.
I disliked talking to strange
people.

I enjoy visiting New York.


I enjoyed visiting New York...
I´m enjoying visiting New
York this week. (Present
Continous)
He avoids talking to strange
people.
He avoided talking to
strange people last week.
He´s avoiding talking to
strange people now.
(Present Continous)

* I dislike talking to strange


people.
I don´t like talking...
GO:
Activities!
I go shopping everyday.
I go running twice a week.

I go to the mall everyday.


(PLACE)

Flaviana´s LIST:

Admit (NON-ACTION VERB)


Advise
Avoid
Can’t help
Delay
Deny
Detest
Discuss
Dislike
Enjoy
Explain
Feel like
Finish
Imagine
Keep
Mind
Miss
Propose
Quit
Recommend
Suggest
Support
Understand
Flaviana´s Sentences:

(ROUTINE): I admit eating


more than I need.
(TEMPORARY): X
(PAST): I admitted eating
more than I need.
(PERFECT): I´ve admitted
eating more than I need.

(ROUTINE): He advises you


stopping to smoke.
(TEMPORARY): He´s advising
you stopping to smoke.
(PAST): He advised you you
stopping to smoke.
(PERFECT): He has advised
you stopping to smoke.

NON ACTION VERB:


Present/Past/ Present
Perfect Continous

BE + VERB_ING
Gerunds after
prepositions
VERB+PREPOSITION
We´re talking about you.
sobre
We´re talking about studying
English in another country.

I talked TO him.
ADJECTIVE+PREPOSITION:

I´m tired of working at this


company.

I´m bad at Math.

I´m bad at selling things.


(ROUTINE): He believes in
stopping smoking.
(TEMPORARY): X
(PAST): He believed in
stopping smoking.
(PERFECT): He has believed
in stopping smoking .

(ROUTINE): She looks


forward to killing people
with a gun.
(TEMPORARY): She´s looking
forward to killing people
with a gun.
(PAST): She looked forward
to killing people with a gun.
(PERFECT): She has looked
forward to killing people
with a gun.

(ROUTINE): She plans on


paying all bills this month.
(TEMPORARY): She´s
planning on paying all bills
this month.
(PAST): She planned on
paying all bills this month.
(PERFECT): She has planned
on paying all bills this
month.

(ROUTINE): She talks about


last meeting with her client
in another city.
(TEMPORARY): She´s talking
about last meeting with her
client in another city.
(PAST): She talked about
last meeting with her client
in another city.
(PERFECT): She has talked
about last meeting with her
client in another city.

She´s talking about selling


products with her client in
another city.
INFINITIVE:

VERB+ TO +VERB

He needs to buy
She wants to play
VERBS:
Begin/ continue/ hate/ love/
like/ prefer/ start/ try

I love to travel... = I love travelling...

STOP/REMEMBER/FORGET

HE STOPPED TO SMOKE... (ELE ESTAVA


FAZENDO ALGO E PAROU PARA FUMAR)

HE STOPPED SMOKING... (Ele parou de


fumar)

He remembered to do it.
(Ele lembrou de fazer isso)
He remembered doing it.
(Ele lembrou de ter feito
isso)

He forgot to do it.
(Ele esqueceu de fazer isso)

He forgot doing it.


(Ele esqueceu de ter feito)