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Gerund and infinitives 1

1. I recommend
2. She cant stand
3. They mentioned

(finish) your homework before the weekend.


(drive) slowly.

Gerund and infinitives 2


1. He tends

(speak) quickly when he is nervous.

2. She kept
world.

(tell) me her new cat was the cutest thing in the

(see) her last night.


3. It appears

4. They struggle

(wake up) on time.


4. She won't hesitate

5. My sister chose

(know) the manager of the company.

(give) me a ride home.


9. He failed

10. I dont mind

(eat) in class.

(be) a monkey.
8. Peter claims

9. He offered

(go) in a different direction.

(win) the award.


7. My teacher tolerates

8. Luke pretended

(try) a new exercise routine.

(eat) a lot of junk food.


6. I decided

7. She deserves

(fire) employees.

(go) to university in England.


5. You should consider

6. I try to resist

(be) cold outside.

(submit) his assignment on time.

(watch) the movie again.


10. Do you know how

(fix) this computer?

Gerund and infinitives 3

What can we do................... a healthy life?


In our society, people spend more and more time .......
So we often don't bother............... healthy meals.
In order................. time, we tend.................. fast food.
At fast food restaurants, we can................. quite a lot
without.........,............ a fortune.
And children enjoy.................... chips and burgers
and........................ lemonade and cola.
That's a problem because eating habits are hard................
The high amount of carbonhydrates in fast food and sugary
drinks is blamed for ....................the body's regulation of
appetite.
So we keep on..............,............... more.
Bad eating habits result in people................ obese.
Obese people risk..................... from heart diseases.
We can....................,.............. such diseases
by................,................ healthy food.
Be careful though. Some people are convinced......................
something for their health by .................on energy bars or
cornflakes.
And this is what the advertising for these products
wants........... us.................... .
In reality, however, these foods are often heavily
sugared.................. them flavour.
But sugar is not mentioned as clearly as the low fat - that's
why experts warn against.................. on the ads.
To live a healthy life, we ought...................... our food
wisely.
We should.................. regular meals
and..................,............... ways of..................... more.

Tense review
1.
2.
3.
4.

My friend sings ............


Did she..................... the message?
I....................... English for five years now.
If you............ to him, he would have told you about his
problems.
5. Jenny is afraid of...................... by plane.
6. We have been waiting for you .......................twelve o'clock.
7. Can I................. a picture of you?
8. What will the.................. be like tomorrow?
9. They had to.............. on the task.
10. Fred..................., sister is in my class, is very cute.
11. Last week I .......................Susan in a shop.
12. There isn't...................... milk left.
13. My mobile phone is........................ than yours.
14. My....................... are dancing and drawing.
15. He...................... to the cinema last night.
16. I saw.................. yesterday.
17. They..................... to see us if they had a car.
18. He has.................. old car.
19. The house..................... in 1840.
20. I don't have.................... pets.