Friday, November 13, 2009

Gerunds and Gerund Phrases

A gerund is the -ing form of a verb that functions as a noun in a sentence: as the subject, direct object, or object of a preposition. Like infinitives, gerunds are verbals.

"Yossarian the Grammarian", aka Mr. Thoth, explains gerunds and gerund phrases in this video:

In the next video, gerund phrases tell you what you see as you listen to an old rock and roll song about a Honda motorcycle.

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