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I dentification of Verbals (Continued)
 
Lesson 3-41
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.Beachcombing is a great past-time.
2.(participle/participial) (gerund/gerundial) (infinitive)
3.Wandering down the beach, I find enchantment.
4.(participle/participial) (gerund/gerundial) (infinitive)
5.To find a complete sand dollar is rewarding.
6.(participle/participial) (gerund/gerundial) (infinitive)
7.Listening to the ebb and flow of the tide is restful.
8.(participle/participial) (gerund/gerundial) (infinitive)
9.To have experienced the beach scene was her vacation goal.
10.(participle/participial) (gerund/gerundial) (infinitive)
11.Have you experienced ocean surfing?
12.(participle/participial) (gerund/gerundial) (infinitive)
13.I especially enjoy the California surfing scene.
14.(participle/participial) (gerund/gerundial) (infinitive)
15.Surfing in California is a large industry.
16.(participle/participial) (gerund/gerundial) (infinitive)
17.Catching the biggest wave of the day was my dream.
18.(participle/participial) (gerund/gerundial) (infinitive)
19.To ride down the face of a large wave is an awesome experience.
20.(participle/participial) (gerund/gerundial) (infinitive)
21.Surfing contests are held on the California coast.
22.(participle/participial) (gerund/gerundial) (infinitive)
23.Riding a surfboard through a wave tunnel is a "tubular"experience.
24.(participle/participial) (gerund/gerundial) (infinitive)
25.Gliding down the wave, the surfer experienced a "wipeout".
26.(participle/participial) (gerund/gerundial) (infinitive)
27.To have participated in a beach sport is a wish come true.
28.(participle/participial) (gerund/gerundial) (infinitive)