Read the text below carefully and choose from the menus the best
alternatives of the –ing form of the verb. Then check the correct answers.
While we are sleeping our mental life continues as dreaming. Some people say
they look forward to solving their problems through dreams, while others say
they only have frightening dreams in which they see horrible things happening.
Mostly, however, we do not remember dreaming, so why do we do it? Research has
shown that people who dream for short periods enjoy living and feel there is no
point worrying about things. People who dream a lot have difficulty in dealing
with stress. So perhaps dreaming is related to mental stress.
In the text above, find an example of an
–ing form which...
forms part of a progressive tense of a
is an adjective
follows a preposition
follows a verb
follows a verb plus an object
form of the verb (II)
ACTIVITY 317: Complete these sentences by
choosing the correct –ing form of the verbs only once. Then check the correct answers.
My old aunt can remember in the 1920s but she
has forgotten to the doctor
I admit to your phone conversation,
but I deny anyone else about it.
I'm used to all the meals, but I object
to all the dishes as well.
It's no use to the cinema because
there's no point chess
with you because I always lose; there isn't a TV programme which is
Oh God!! I hate nothing to do!!
Do you mind the children this
afternoon? They prefer model
aeroplanes to jigsaw puzzles.
He watched the boat the harbour,
help in case Mariana or Susan
could see him on the cliff.
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