English has been a common language to speak and write in India. In many schools, speaking English is made mandatory for students. Additionally, one is more capable of being fluent if he knows the correct rules and structures of using the language. Those who lack accurate knowledge fail to get good scores in international English exams like IELTS, etc if planning to move abroad. Examiner checks your grammar level sharply through IELTS writing task 2.
How do you form a gerund phrase in IELTS essay writing?
A gerund phrase will step of rules which can help you make a gerund phrase in a sentence:
In the above sentences, you may see the word ‘Reading’, ‘Sleeping’, and ‘Suggesting’ are clear forms of verbs but they are gerunds since they are used as nouns and are not describing the action in these sentences just as verbs usually do. This is because gerunds don’t demonstrate action instead they act as nouns.
Types of gerunds
Gerund phrases have various uses in a sentence though their set of rules explains that clearly. They have distinct roles in a sentence and can function in varying ways:
Sometimes it is the subject; sometimes it is the object or indirect object; other times it is the object of a preposition; and finally, it can also be the predicate nominative.
We have six types of gerunds in English. Take a look below:
With reduced adverb clauses
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