About the Gerunds Anyone? Lesson
A lesson about gerunds and gerund phrases.
• to review the concept of verbals and gerunds;
• to show how gerunds are used as both subjects and direct objects;
• to assess the students? knowledge and understanding of gerunds through appropriate exercises.
When is a verb not a verb? When it tries to imitate another part of speech.
Sometimes verbs do not act like verbs. Instead they act like nouns, adjectives and adverbs. When they do this we call them verbals. There are three main kinds of verbals: