英語動名詞的用法小測驗

Gerunds – how much do you know?

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動名詞,即動詞 + ing 形式,是兼有動詞和名詞特性的非限定性動詞。什麼時候應該在動詞後加 ing 構成動名詞呢?你能在一個句子中准確地找出其含有的動名詞嗎?做測試,考考你對“英語動名詞”的掌握。

1. Complete this sentence. A gerund is a noun formed from a ______?

a) adjective

b) verb

c) infinitive

d) all of above

2. Which of these contains an example of a gerund

a) I stopped smoking for about 15 months, but then I started again

b) Sorry I’m late – I stopped to help a man cross the road

c) Can you fix the dripping tap?

d) None of the above

3. Which sentence correctly uses a gerund?

a) I suggesting going to the cinema

b) I suggested we go to the cinema

c) I suggested going to the cinema

d) I suggest we going to the cinema

4. Only a gerund can follow which of these verbs?

a) agree

b) decide

c) manage

d) avoid

5. Use some of these words to make a sentence containing a gerund and choose the correct one.

is ukulele tried to learn Sunny learning the

a) Sunny tried to learn the ukulele

b) Sunny is tried learning the ukulele

c) Sunny is learning to ukulele

d) Sunny tried learning the ukulele

6. Which one of these sentences uses a gerund?

a) Are you running a bath?

b) The water was running for hours

c) Running the water will fill the bath

d) None of the above

1) b, 2) a, 3) c, 4) d, 5) d, 6) c.