22 02, 2021

Objective Infinitive Complex

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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

21 02, 2021

Infinitive Constructions

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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

20 02, 2021

Bare Infinitive

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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.

9 02, 2021

Infinitive of Purpose

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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

19 01, 2021

Gerunds and Infinitives as Subjects

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Gerunds and Infinitives We use Gerunds and Infinitives as subjects. Often an infinitive phrase is used with it as the object of a sentence: It is difficult to learn a second language. A gerund phrase is frequently used as the subject of a sentence: Learning a second language is difficult. An infinitive can also be

19 01, 2021

Adjectives Followed by Infinitives

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The Infinitives Adjectives Followed by Infinitives Certain adjectives can be immediately followed by infinitives. In general, the adjectives followed by infinitives describe a person (or persons), not a thing. Many of these adjectives describe a person’s feelings or attitudes. The expressions with a bullet • are usually followed by infinitive phrases with verbs such as

19 01, 2021

The Infinitive

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What is an Infinitive? The Infinitive is a non-finite form of the verb which names an action. As a rule the infinitive is used with the particle to. Students go to school to get knowledge. If two infinitives are connected by the conjunctions and or or, the particle to is placed only before the first infinitive.

13 01, 2021

Past Perfect

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Hardly ... when и No sooner...than + Past Perfect Scarcely/Nearly/Barely/Hardly + Past Perfect … when/as + Past Simple No sooner + Past Perfect … than + Past Simple No sooner had she come back than it started to snow. Barely had she stopped talking when he came in. Для придачи особой эмоциональности и выразительности может

10 01, 2021

Gerunds and Infinitives with Verbs of Perception

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Grammar Time: Verbs of Perception Exam in Mind Level B1/B2 Let's learn to use Gerunds and Infinitives with verbs of perception. Certain verbs of perception are followed by either the simple form of a verb (=the infinitive form without “to”) or the –ing form of a verb. There is little difference in meaning between the

9 01, 2021

Past Simple Irregular Verbs  

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Grammar Time: Past Simple Irregular Verbs Exam in Mind Level B1/ B2 These exercises will help you to review Past Simple irregular verbs. Exercise 1.  Answer the questions as in the example. Pay attention to Past Simple Irregular Verbs  Example: Did you sit down? – Yes, I sat down. Did you drink any coffee before class?