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English Grammar Step by Step: • Contents
• Introduction
• Notes
• Unit 1:  Negative and interrogative sentences
• Unit 2:  Short answers
• Unit 3:  Question tags
• Unit 4:  Questions and exclamations
• Unit 5:  So, neither, nor, either
• Unit 6:  Be, used to, would, be/get/become used to, dare, have, get, become, grow, go, turn, fall and feel
• Unit 7:  Verb tenses: forms
• Unit 8:  Irregular verbs
• Unit 9:  Verb tenses: uses
• Unit 10:  Personal pronouns, possessives and reflexive pronouns
• Unit 11: The genitive case
• Unit 12: Singular and plural nouns
• Unit 13: Gender
• Unit 14: A, an, some, any, no, not, none, each, every and the; compounds of some, any, no and every
• Unit 15: Neither, not...either, none, not...any, both and all
• Unit 16: A few, few, a lot, lots, a little, little, many, much, no and plenty
• Unit 17: Enough, too, so and such
• Unit 18: Comparative and superlative sentences
• Unit 19: The adjective order
• Unit 20: Relative clauses
• Unit 21: Do and make
• Unit 22: Modal verbs
• Unit 23: Infinitives, gerunds and present participles
• Unit 24: Conditional sentences
• Unit 25: Passive sentences
• Unit 26: Reported speech
• Unit 27: Purpose
• Unit 28: Word order
• Unit 29: Inversion
• Unit 30: Connectors
• Unit 31: Prepositions
• Unit 32: Phrasal verbs

Intermediate English Grammar:
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• Unit 9:  Irregular verbs

English Grammar for Beginners:
• Contents
• Unit 1:  A, an, some any and the
• Unit 2:  Some, any + body/one, + thing, + where
• Unit 3:  Personal pronouns and possessives
• Unit 4:  Reflexive pronouns, the reciprocal pronoun "each other" and object pronouns
• Unit 5:  List of irregular verbs

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Infinitives and -ing forms

Level: Intermediate

1. You ought not ... there alone. You might ... an accident. I want John ... you.

go, have, accompany
to go, have, to accompany
to go, have, accompanying
go, to have, accompanying
go, have, to accompany

2. I have brought the lawn-mower ... the grass. It needs ... . Summer is ... .

to cut, cutting, coming
cutting, cutting, to come
to cut, to cut, coming
for cutting, to cut, coming
to cut, to cut, to come

3. I don't like ... football. ... football is boring. I fancy ... the cha-cha-cha. Do you feel like ... the cha-cha-cha?

playing, To play, to dance, to dance
to play, To play, to dance, to dance
playing, Playing, dancing, dancing
playing, Playing, to dance, to dance
playing, Playing, dancing, to dance

4. Please tell me what ... . I have ... at the reception tomorrow evening, but I would prefer ... the evening with my friends. Besides, you know I dread ... to receptions.

to do, to be, spending, going
do, to be, to spend, going
to do, to be, to spend, go
to do, to be, spending, to go
to do, to be, to spend, going

5. Did you tell your mum ... me tomorrow morning?
Sorry I forgot ... her. I will remember ... her this time.

visiting, tell, tell
to visit, to tell, to tell
visiting, to tell, to tell
to visit, telling, telling
to visit, to tell, telling

6. There is not enough time ... the job. I suggest ... all night, otherwise we won't be able ... the deadline.

to finish, to work, to meet
to finish, working, to meet
for finishing, working, to meet
for finishing, to work, to meet
to finish, working, meeting

7. I regret ... you that there is a dog ... his business in front of your door. Look, and another one is about ... the same thing!

telling, doing, doing
to tell, doing, doing
telling, doing, to do
to tell, doing, to do
to tell, to do , to do

8. You made her ... . Now it will be very difficult ... her off ... again.

crying, getting, sleeping
crying, getting, to sleep
to cry, to get, to sleep
crying, to get, to sleep
cry, to get, to sleep

9. I don't deny ... seen it, but I refuse ... about it. It's no good ... about it.

to have, to talk, to talk
having, talking, talking
having, to talk, talking
to have, to talk, talking
having, talking, to talk

10. I can't afford ... . A defeat will mean ... everything, so I will do my utmost ... .

losing, to give up, to win
to lose, to give up, to win
losing, giving up, winning
losing, giving up, to win
to lose, giving up, to win


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