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I dentification of Verbals
Lesson 3-40
Prompt:A verbal is a verb form used as another part of speech. A verbal may be one word or a phrase. The three verbal forms are: the participle, the gerund, and the infinitive.
Directions:Each sentence below contains a verbal shown either as one word or as a phrase. Do the following: 1) click to select the one-word verbal or verbal phrase in each sentence, and 2) click to select below whether the verbal in the prior sentence is participle/participial, gerund/gerundial, or infinitive.
1.Downhill skiing is a great Olympic sport.
2.(participle/participial) (gerund/gerundial) (infinitive)
3.Practicing every day of the year, the skiers get ready.
4.(participle/participial) (gerund/gerundial) (infinitive)
5.To participate in the Olympics is my goal.
6.(participle/participial) (gerund/gerundial) (infinitive)
7.Rushing down the slope at great speed is the ultimate experience.
8.(participle/participial) (gerund/gerundial) (infinitive)
9.To have completed the downhill run was her Olympic goal.
10.(participle/participial) (gerund/gerundial) (infinitive)
11.Do you enjoy ice dancing?
12.(participle/participial) (gerund/gerundial) (infinitive)
13.I especially enjoy the performances of the dancing pairs.
14.(participle/participial) (gerund/gerundial) (infinitive)
15.Have you watched the speed skating events?
16.(participle/participial) (gerund/gerundial) (infinitive)
17.Snowboarding is now an Olympic event.
18.(participle/participial) (gerund/gerundial) (infinitive)
19.Can you imagine the thrill to hear the cheers of the crowd.
20.(participle/participial) (gerund/gerundial) (infinitive)
21.My favorite event is singles figure skating.
22.(participle/participial) (gerund/gerundial) (infinitive)
23.Jumping into the air while turning three times is an incredible feat.
24.(participle/participial) (gerund/gerundial) (infinitive)
25.Gliding across the ice, the skater leaped into the air.
26.(participle/participial) (gerund/gerundial) (infinitive)
27.To have received an Olympic gold medal is a wish come true.
28.(participle/participial) (gerund/gerundial) (infinitive)