5 05, 2022

Infinitives With Too and Enough

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Using Infinitives With Too and Enough We use Infinitives with too and enough. Let's read the rule to see the difference. Exam in Mind Level B1/B2 Compare: That box is too heavy for Bob to lift it. - In the speaker’s mind, the use of too implies a negative result.  Too heavy = It is impossible for

27 04, 2022

Infinitive Forms

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How many types of infinitives are there in English? Let's learn the infinitive forms in the English language. Exam in Mind  Level B1/B2 The Infinitive in English has six forms: The Simple Active Infinitive to do The Simple Passive Infinitive to be done The Continuous Infinitive to be doing The Perfect Infinitive to have done The Perfect Passive Infinitve to have

20 12, 2021

Gerunds Grammar Exercises

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Grammar Time: Gerunds Grammar Exercises Exam in Mind Level B1 Exercise 1. Gerunds Grammar Exercises: Gerunds after prepositions. Complete the sentences with prepositions + gerunds (-ing forms).  Example: My dad is used __________ up early. (get)  - My dad is used to getting up early. My brother is good _______________ . (dive) I'm not very keen _______________ computer

15 12, 2021

Infinitive or Gerund after Verbs

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Infinitive or Gerund after Verbs with a Difference in Meaning Some verbs are followed by the gerund and some verbs are followed by the infinitive. There is a group of verbs that can be followed by a gerund or an infinitive, but the meaning changes. Study the rule when we use infinitive or gerund after verbs with a difference

1 12, 2021

Gerund or Infinitive

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Grammar Time: Gerund or Infinitive What to use: Gerund or Infinitive? Revise and have practice. Exam in Mind Level B1 Task 1. Fill in the correct form : Gerund or Infinitive (with or without to) My dad used _____________________ after dinner but he doesn't do that anymore (SMOKE). She advised us _____________________ there alone. It could

15 03, 2021

Complex Subject

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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.

14 03, 2021

Gerund and Infinitive

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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:

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.

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