Unit 2 Grammar Verb-ing Form as Subject and Object
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A SONG LOVE
---By John Lennon
? Love is real; real is love. Love is ________;
feeling wanting ________ love. Love is ________ to be loved. feeling ? Love is touch; touch is love. Love is ________; ________ love. Love is ________ reaching reaching asking to be loved. ? Love is you, you and me. Love is ________ knowing we can be. ? Love is free; free is love. Love is ________; leaving leaving needing ________ love. Love is ________ to be loved.
Please rewrite the sentences following the example.(Page 12 Ex. 2)
? 1. Helping people in need of help is nice. ? 2. Growing super hybrid rice is not easy. ? 3. Learning more about farming is not difficult. ? 4. Doing research in the countryside is not as easy as in the city. ? 5. Getting rid of hunger is very important in some African countries. ? 6. Explaining this again is important or we will get confused.
Join the two halves to make sentences. (Page 12 Ex. 3)
Now please make your own sentence using the –ing form as its object and share it with your parnter.
job! Mary/Mary’s ? Please translate the two sentences.
pron./n.+Verb-ing I insist on you seeing him off Good your now.
His being late made the teacher very angry.
Would you mind my closing the window?
? Do you remember giving me this shirt for your birthday? Remember to tell him the news. “to do” can also be OBJECT. Let’s find out more about it.
Complete these sentences:
reading 1. If you can keep ________(read) English newspapers, your English will be improved. to come 2. He has promised __________(come) to my birthday party. telling/to tell 3. I hate _________________(tell) lies! going 4. * I will never forget __________(go) to Beijing with him last summer. to tell * I forgot ________(tell) her the news; so she knew nothing about it.
Can you say something about them?
He/She devotes … to … He/She is concerned about …
Let’s talk about our friends! Remember to use Verb-ing as much as possible. …is his/her job every day. He/She enjoys … He/She is interested in … He/She dreams of … He/She hates … … makes him/her happy/sad. He/She cares about …
Changchang is a smart boy. Playing model cars is his favourite. And he also likes running. It seems playing is his job every day. Besides , he enjoys talking so much that it seems that he never stops talking until he goes to sleep. Maybe that is why he is good at telling stories.
Write about a person you love or respect very much. Here is a sample for you.
Do some research on verbs following the questions: *Which verbs should be followed by verb-ing form as object? *Which verbs should be followed by “to do ”? *Which verbs can be followed by both forms?
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