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-ing and the infinitive

Распределите глаголы по группам
(Put the verbs in the correct group)
want would like decide need learn offer love enjoy like don't mind hate verb + Infinitive (to + verb) verb + Gerund (verb + -ing)
Отметьте грамматически верные предложения
(Choose the correct sentences with to + verb or verb + -ing)

The correct sentences are:

I decided to have dinner in a cafe. She doesn't want going with us to the party. Mike and Lola don't enjoy sing karaoke. Where did you learn to drive a car? I hate waking up early. We need going home now. Where do you enjoy spending your free time? I don't mind doing housework every day.

Заполните пропуски глаголами из списка
Complete the sentences with the verbs from the list.
Use the correct grammar form (to + verb or verb + -ing)
be be drink get go play
  1. I'd like to drink a cup of tea.
  2. Would you like to go to Australia?
  3. She doesn't like getting up early.
  4. My brother wouldn't like to be a manager.
  5. Does your father like playing computer games?
  6. I really like being your friend. You're cool!
Используйте глаголы в подходящей форме
Use the verbs in the correct forms (to + verb or verb + -ing)
  1. Where do you need to go now?
  2. My brother doesn't mind learning French.
  3. Where did you decide to go on your holiday?
  4. What do you hate doing ?
  5. John enjoys playing the guitar.
  6. I'd like to learn to draw.

Используйте подходящую форму глагола: to + глагол или глагол + -ing
(Use the correct form of the verbs: to + verb or verb + -ing)
do go listen listen travel visit
  1. — What do you want to do tonight?

    — I decided to visit my friends.

  2. — Do you enjoy traveling travelling ?

    — Yes, I do. I'd like to go to Spain next month.

  3. — Do you love listening to classical music?

    — I don't mind  listening to it.

Используйте глаголы в правильной грамматической форме
(Use the verbs in the correct grammar forms)
  1. Remember grammar tenses which you learnt before:
    • Present Simple
    • Present Continuous
    • Past Simple
  2. Remember the verbs from this lesson when we use to + verb and verb + -ing

A. (Past Simple) My friend a new car last month.

(Past Simple) My friend a new car last month.

B. (Present Simple) books about animals?

(Present Simple) books about animals?

  1. I am learning to drive'm learning to drive a car now.
  2. We wanted to have a party yesterday.
  3. John doesn't mind havingdoes not mind having dinner with his friends tomorrow.
  4. In my childhood I hated playing football.
  5. Paul needs to buy a new car now.
Воспроизведите слова (Recreate the words)
  1. The room needs cleaning .
  2. I need to clean this room.
  3. I stopped to drink a cup of coffee.
  4. Stop drinking so much coffee! It's unhealthy.
  5. Don't forget to call him when you arrive.
  6. I remember calling him yesterday in the evening.
  7. Try to learn five new words a day.
  8. Try drinking warm water for your stomach ache.
  9. He kept those photos to remember her face.
  10. He kept looking for the keys until he found them.
Перетащите ответы в пропуски (Drag the elements) to spendplayingto limitto haveto stopcuttingmakingto cookeatingto startspendingusingplaylimitingstopto cutmakecookingeatstartstarting

1. Tasha wants less time on her smartphone. She's stopped online games and now tries the time spent on social networks.

2. Lina wants long hair. She needs it, but she can't. Every time she comes to a hairdresser's, she tries a new hairstyle.

3. Dan is learning how . He likes pastry, but cooking it is quite difficult for a beginner. So he'd like with something simpler.

Восстановите слова (Recreate the words)
  1. The flood was strong enough to destroy the city.
  2. He looked forward to meeting her again.
  3. My hair is too long. It needs cuttingto be cut .
  4. Hey, stop making me feel so confused!
  5. James kept looking for the keys until he found them.
  6. When you don't know where to go , to split upsplitting up is the worst idea.
  7. She managed to smile despite the sharp pain.
  8. It was hard not to notice the big bright sign on the wall.
  9. He leaned in to kiss her cheek.
Восстановите слова (Recreate the words)

1. A: Do you want to dance ?

B: Sorry, I don't feel like dancing tonight.

I regretted not dancinghaving danced with him at the party.

2. I look forward to seeing Julian again.

I want to see Nadia too because I miss her.

I remember first seeing them at the marketplace during the harvest festival.

3. Last week Luca offered me to watch a movie at the cinema.

I didn't mind watching something with him.

During the film, I remembered having watchedwatching it before.

Перетащите варианты ответов в пропуски
(Put the elements into the gaps)
being washedbeing instructedbeing brushedto be chosenbeing touchedto be invitedto bebeing huggedto be given
  1. My cat hates with shampoo.
  2. She forgot what to do.
  3. This horse is really enjoying with this comb.
  4. Jenny hopes for our national volleyball team.
  5. He avoids by strangers.
  6. I'm glad to your anniversary.
  7. That elderly lady was said a witch.
  8. I don't mind when I feel low.
  9. He planned a ride by his wife.
Восстановите слова (Recreate the words)

It was Alisha's idea to spend a Halloween night exploring a haunted mansion. She said it was going to be exciting. First, she asked us to find some information about that house. We gathered in Alisha's room the day before Halloween. Everyone was eager to know what we'd found. Jack said the mansion used to be a late earl's summer house decades ago. Despite being located in the city centre, the mansion got derelict soon after the earl's death. Gossips about ghosts crowding the mansion were to blame for this beautiful place to be abandoned. Norah added she'd read about the earl's hobby. He was said to have collectedto have been collecting some pieces of art like paintings and silverware. Most things had probably been stolen long before, but there still was a chance to find something interesting in the locked attic, where no one dared goto go . Alisha thanked us for gathering the information and asked if we looked forward to finding the earl's treasures.

Выберите правильные варианты ответов
(Choose the correct options)

October 31, at midnight, we were standing in front of the locked gates of a haunted mansion. Jack took cutters out of his bag in order make made to make making a hole in the fence. He kept work to work worked working until the hole was big enough for everyone climbing to climb climbs climbed through. We hastily crossed the yard. Alisha started cracking ghost jokes, but no one was really scared. We entered the main doors and searched through the first floor, but the staircase leading to the attic with treasures was nowhere to see seing to be seen to be seing . Suddenly, Norah stopped to walk walking to be walked having walked and happily exclaimed she found the right turn. We saw an old worn wooden staircase. At the end of it, there was a rusty door made of metal. It was locked. We tried to open opening open opened it with a screwdriver, but it didn't help. We were too excited given up gave up giving up to give up . Alisha offered go to go going went back to her house and study the map of the mansion to find another way to the attic.

Перетащите варианты ответов в пропуски
(Drag the elements)

Complete the sentences with to + infinitive. There are two extra options.

to winto meetto travelto walkto arriveto findto sellto singto giveto jumpto write

He was lucky the lottery.

I'm glad you.

We'd like around the world.

He managed the rope.

We expect him soon.

Can you help me my way?

We decided our house.

She agreed at the party.

She refused her daughter the money.

Image 1 is a derivative of "Happy grey hair man watching on laptop at home and celebrate win a bet with a gambling, soccer bet" by LightFieldStudios on Envato Elements Image 2 is a derivative of "Business people shaking hands during meeting in cafe" by leszekglasner on Envato Elements Image 3 is a derivative of "Travel the world together" by bernardbodo on Envato Elements Image 4 is a derivative of "Boy practices walking on the rope" by michelangeloop on Envato Elements Image 5 is a derivative of "Unrecognizable businessman with luggage waiting at the airport" by halfpoint on Envato Elements Image 6 is a derivative of "Brother showing his sister where to go" by Rawpixel on Envato Elements Image 7 is a derivative of "Building for sale" by AnnaStills on Envato Elements Image 8 is a derivative of "Beautiful woman in pink dress singing indoors at New year party" by mstandret on Envato Elements Image 9 is a derivative of "No money to pay bills" by DragonImages on Envato Elements
Заполните пропуски -ing-формами глаголов
(Complete the sentences with -ING forms)

She enjoys listening to music.

I hate eating broccoli.

I can't stand working overtime.

I usually avoid singing karaoke.

I can't help crying when I watch this film.

I'm looking forward to going to Italy this summer.

I don't mind travellingtraveling by train.

Do you fancy going to the cinema tonight?

This book is worth reading .

The image 1 is a derivative of "Attractive woman listening to music on a rooftop" by FlamingoImages on Envato Elements The image 2 is a derivative of "One senior and mature woman dieting and eating healthy looking with disgust face at the broccolis" by PerfectWave003 on Envato Elements The image 3 is a derivative of "Working overtime. Exhausted businessman sitting at desk with laptop and empty coffee cups against" by Prostock-studio on Envato Elements The image 4 is a derivative of "Vocal silver microphone wireless for audio recordings, karaoke on pink background" and the image 5 is a derivative of "Woman crying while watching movie" by twenty20photos on Envato Elements The image 6 is a derivative of "Colosseum in Rome" by Alex9500 on Envato Elements The image 7 is a derivative of "Businesswoman On Train Working On Laptop And Talking On Mobile Phone" by monkeybusiness on Envato Elements The image 8 is a derivative of "Emotional multiracial women with popcorn watching film together in movie theater" by LightFieldStudios on Envato Elements The image 9 is a derivative of "Man reading a book" by hitdelight on Envato Elements
Вычеркните лишнее слово
(Cross out the wrong word)
  1. + -ing: it's no use it's worth would like avoid can't help don't mind.
  2. + to + infinitive: should decide promise would like agree lucky.
  3. + infinitive: can make let must want will.
Заполните пропуски правильными формами
(Complete the sentences using the correct forms)
  1. I forgot to buy bread. I'll have to go to the supermarket once again.
  2. I'll never forget buying my first car.
  3. I remember phoning Jack yesterday. I phoned him and told him the news.
  4. Remember to phone me when you arrive at the airport. I'll be waiting for your call.
  5. A: Look! It's going to rain!

    B: It doesn't matter. Let's go on playing football.

  6. Jack finished his homework and went on to play football with his dad.
  7. I regret to tell you that you have failed your test.
  8. I regret telling my sister about my new boyfriend. She has already asked me hundreds of questions about him.
  9. Stop playing computer games. You have to tidy up your room.
  10. Jim was walking along the street when he saw a funny puppy. Jim stopped to play with it.
Выберите правильные варианты на месте пропусков в диалоге
(Choose the correct options to complete the dialogue)

Amy: Do you remember meeting to meet meet Charles at the campsite last month?

Melanie: Charles? Of course, I remember him. He always stopped near our tent talking to talk talk to you. But you refused giving to give give him your phone number. You said he was boring.

Amy: Well, he managed finding to find find me on the internet. And we've decided doing to go go to the cinema next Friday.

Melanie: Wow! What made you changing to change change your mind about him?

Amy: He turned out to be so funny and interesting. Now I regret being to be be so rude to him at the camp.

Заполните пропуски (Fill in the gaps)

Match the beginning of the sentence (1–10) with its ending (a–j).

Type the correct letter a–j in each gap.



  1. Lisa decided e
  2. I really hate i
  3. Our boss a
  4. I couldn't help g
  5. Steve fancies c
  6. Mike offered Tom h
  7. I let my dog b
  8. Mary wants to lose some weight. She should d
  9. My Dad can't stand j
  10. When Jim's daughter passed her driving test, Jim agreed f

a) made us work on Sunday. Everyone was angry.

b) sleep on my bed.

c) visiting the gallery. He loves art.

d) eat less fast food.

e) to become a volunteer. She wants to help homeless dogs.

f) to buy her a car.

g) crying when I heard the sad news.

h) to help him with his project.

i) watching horror films. I can't sleep at night then.

j) talking about politics. He says politics is boring

Выберите правильные варианты ответов
(Choose the correct options)

Joe: What's the matter with you, Ben? You look so tired.

Ben: I've been working overtime this month. I'm absolutely exhausted. I'm looking forward to admit hate going on holiday.

Joe: Oh, I decide avoid let working overtime.

Ben: Me too, but this time I refused agreed should to do that because my boss enjoyed was lucky promised to give me a bonus. And I need money because I hope enjoy will to buy a new car.

Joe: What kind of car do you decide hate fancy buying?

Ben: Well, I can't help would love make to buy a big off-road vehicle. I remember forget decided dreaming about such a car when I was a child.

Joe: Ben, no childhood dream is worth glad want ruining your health. Don't forget remember enjoy to take care of yourself and relax.

Перетащите варианты ответов в пропуски
(Drag the elements)

Complete the idioms with the words given and match them to their meanings 1–6.

  1. When somebody is not around, you miss and love them more.
  2. You shouldn't be upset about your mistakes because you can't change the past.
  3. People will only do what they want to do.
  4. Money alone can't make you happy.
  5. You can't get something without unpleasant effects.
  6. Enjoyable things can't last forever.

It's no use over spilt milk.

No. .

All good things must to an end.

No. .

Money cannot happiness.

No. .

You can lead a horse to water, but you can't make it .

No. .

Distance makes the heart fonder.

No. .

You can't make an omelette without a few eggs.

No. .

The image 1 is a derivative of "Spilt milk" and The image 4 is a derivative of "Splash of water and red horse" by twenty20photos on Envato Elements The image 2 is a derivative of "Last piece of watermelon pizza" by furmanphoto on Envato Elements The image 3 is a derivative of "Businessman flying on private jet" by oneinchpunchphotos on Envato Elements The image 5 is a derivative of "Lonely Girl in Cafe" by Pressmaster on Envato Elements The image 6 is a derivative of "Man breaking eggs in bowl" by Wavebreakmedia on Envato Elements


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