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Gerunds and Infinitives (continued)

Here are more instances of when to use gerunds and infinitives:


For person-to-person actions: 

       The teacher instructed the students to turn in their papers. 409 more words


Random News Story Round-Up

These are a few news stories that I came across this week that I thought were very interesting, but I’m planning for next week’s current event theme to be the inauguration, so I couldn’t use these articles. 149 more words


"ACCENTGOISM" (Playing With Words)

How do I love thee oh Elizabeth Browning’s language?

Let me NOT COUNT  the ways…

Let me JUST COIN a word…


Yes folks… that’s the word… 575 more words

English As A Second Language

Current Events Round-Up: Golden Globe Awards

Hey everyone! I’m back from my winter hiatus with the first current events round-up of the year! Unfortunately, since I am just back from hiatus, I didn’t put together a lesson plan for this current events list. 205 more words


Daily Prompt: Crossing

via Daily Prompt: Crossing.

Crossing.  Crossing the road.  Stop.  Look both ways.  Make sure there is no oncoming traffic.  When it is clear, proceed. 111 more words



Ingressus is Latin for “ovation” according to Google Translate.  More quick research shows that it comes from the Latin “ovare” which means to “exult”.

All I can think of are the words ovary and ovum.   149 more words