The Verbal Trio Introduction: Infinitives, Gerunds, and Participles
About the The Verbal Trio Introduction: Infinitives, Gerunds, and Participles Lesson
This is an introductory lesson about verbals: infinitives, gerunds and participles. It includes brief definitions and examples of each kind of verbal.
• to introduce the concept of verbals;
• to provide definitions of infinitives, gerunds and participles;
• to assess students? understanding through appropriate review questions on the topic.
Every sentence needs a verb. Verbs are the action words in a sentence. They tell us what the subject does or what the subject is. For example:
? Susan jumped rope all afternoon.