Presentation on theme: "The –ing form as the Subject and Object Grammar Wishing for things costs nothing. Using organic farming methods was better…. She, herself, cared more."— Presentation transcript:
The –ing form as the Subject and Object Grammar
Wishing for things costs nothing. Using organic farming methods was better…. She, herself, cared more about ridding China of the grain with a low output. So she started building her own organic farm and devoted herself to finding way to increase…. Getting sunburnt meant nothing to her. Getting rid of hunger was what she really dreamed of. Complete the passage ___________________________ subject object subject
-ing 1. Since then, finding ways to grow more rice has been his life goal. Just dreaming for things, however, costs nothing. Spending money on himself of leading a comfortable life also means very little to him.
2. -ing, it, It is no use making an excuse for this. = Making an excuse for this is no use. : no use, no good, fun, hard work, a hard / difficult job, a waste of time …
It is dangerous swimming in the sea on windy days. -ing, it, : dangerous, worthwhile, useless… = Swimming in the sea on windy days is dangerous.
ing p13 exercise 2 3.both to do and doing promise enjoy fail try finish hope stop begin afford forget like mind miss start plan keep promise fail hope afford plan enjoy finish mind miss keep try stop begin forget like start 1.to do2.doing
He tried to climb the tall tree. He tried climbing the tall tree. = try ones best to do = attempt to do sth. = not talk any more = start to talk = The letter has been posted. = The letter wasnt posted. I forgot posting the letter. I forgot to post the letter. We stopped talking. We stopped to talk.
ing p13 exercise 2 to dodoingboth to do and doing promise enjoy fail try finish hope stop begin afford forget like mind miss start plan keep promise fail hope afford plan enjoy finish mind miss keep try stop begin forget like start regret
----I regret to tell you that you didnt pass the exam. --- Oh, no. I regret not having studied harder.
The old lady is fond of _______ (care) for the baby. caring The baby are looking forward to _______ (eat) the noodles. eating Linda doesnt feel like ________ (work) abroad because her parents are old. working
________________ _____ ( ) our classmates is important. Getting on well with _______________ ( ) after graduation is a good way to keep in touch with each other. Writing letters It is fun _______________ ( ) with friends. going travelling
We can get enough information by surfing the Internet. But chatting on line wastes us a lot of energy.. So, spending too much time on computer is what we should never do.
Useful expressions: I like/enjoy/hate/prefer/dislike… Im fond of/Im interested in… I look forward to… I start/begin/keep/stop/imagine… … is my hobby. … interests me most.
Homework 1.Review some important words and sentences. 2. Review the ing forms used as subject and object.