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
Writing: A Letter to a Friend Exam in Mind: Write a letter to a friend and tell him / her how you spent your winter/Christmas holidays. Revise how to write an informal letter. Level B1 Here is Diana's Letter Hi Andrew, Sorry that I haven't been in touch for a while. I hope you had
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
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.