Using Gerunds or Passive Infinitives Following Need Modal verb need Usually an infinitive follows need: I need to borrow some money. John needs to be told the truth. Need With Gerunds or Passive Infinitives: in certain circumstances, a gerund may follow need. In this case, the gerund carries a passive meaning. Usually the situations involve
Writing an Argumentative Essay Write an argumentative essay Advantages and Disadvantages of the Internet in Education I'm Dasha and here is my for and against essay about the advantages and disadvantages of the Internet in education. The Internet is one of the most powerful educational tools. You can learn about new civilizations, travel to the
Writing an Informal Letter Imagine you have got a letter from an English-speaking friend who asks you what young people in your country usually do in their spare time. Write a reply to him/her and say: what young people in Ukraine are usually interested in; if their interests are different from the hobbies of the
The Subjective Infinitive Complex The Subjective Infinitive Complex or Complex Subject consists of a noun in the Common Case or a personal pronoun in the Nominative Case and the infinitive. Complex Subject He is said to be writing a play. She was reported to have finished school. You were said to have arrived in Kyiv.
Let's learn when we use gerund and infinitive Some verbs are followed by the Gerund and some by the Infinitive. Read and remember when Gerund and Infinitive are used in English. Exam in Mind Level B1 Verb + infinitive to express purpose: She went to meet her mother. after would love / like / prefer:
Writing an Informal Letter Exam in Mind Level B1 / B2 Your English friend has visited your country and loved your favourite family dish. She/He wants to cook it. Write a letter to your friend with a recipe. List the ingredients. Explain what equipment is needed. Give instructions how to cook it. Suggest how to
Objective Infinitive Complex Exercises Exam in Mind Level B1 / B2 Let's have practice in using objective infinitive complex. V + object + (to) infinitive Read the sentences with the Objective Infinitive Complex I saw him enter the house. She heard him leave the room. You watched her play the piano. We noticed the girl approach
Infinitive constructions: Complex Subject, Complex Object, For-Construction. Exam in Mind Level B1 / B2 The infinitive is used in three predicative infinitive constructions: complex object (the objective with the infinitive construction) complex subject (the subjective infinitive construction) the for-to-infinitive construction Complex Object The Objective with the Infinitive Construction or the Objective Infinitive Complex consists of a noun
Bare Infinitive Or Infinitive Without To Bare infinitive or zero infinitive is the form of a verb without to. In the sentence "Let my people go", the bare infinitive is the word "go". Exam in Mind Level B1 / B2 The Use of the Bare Infinitive After auxiliary verbs: I don't understand the meaning of this word.
Infinitive of Purpose: In Order to Exam in Mind We can use to + infinitive (infinitive of purpose) to say why we do something. It tells the other person the reason. In order to is used to express purpose. It answers the question “Why?” In order to is often omitted: He came here in order