Grade 5 Grammar Lesson 3 Verbs finite and non-finite

We use the plain infinitive after the expressions had better, would rather, rather than and but (only when but means except). Look at these examples.

When we add –ing to a verb, it may act as a noun (subject or object of a sentence) and we call it a gerund. It may also act like an adjective. If it acts as an adjective, it is called a participle.

Grade 5 Grammar Lesson 3 Verbs finite and non-finite (6)

Go to page 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

Download the complete course now

Some more free lessons »
Grade 7 Grammar Lesson 1 The present tense
Grade 2 Grammar Lesson 3 Articles – a, an and the
Grade 9 Grammar Lesson 15 Future perfect
Grade 8 Grammar Lesson 10 The past perfect tense
Grade 10 Grammar Lesson 13 Other future forms
Grade 5 Grammar Lesson 10 The future tense will and going to