Gerund constructions.

  1. Complete the sentences using the Gerund.
  2. Complete the sentences with the Gerund or the Infinitive of the verbs in brackets, using the correct form of any pronouns that are included
  3. Complete the sentences with the Gerund or the Infinitive of the verbs in brackets, using the correct form of any pronouns that are included
  4. Complete the sentences with the Gerund or the Infinitive of the verbs in brackets, using the correct form of any pronouns that are included
  5. Fill in the gap. Complete the following story. The lines show the number of words missing. The words are not always gerunds or infinitives
  6. FORMS OF THE GERUND
  7. FORMS OF THE GERUND

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on account of -

apart from} - ,
aside from}

in addition to - ,

besides -

because of - ; ;

despite -

due to - ;

except (except for) - ,

instead of -

in spite of -
owing to}

thanks to} -

with the object to }

with the view to }-

save -

1.

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1. The molecules of a polar substance because of their being reactive combine with one another.

2. Combustion may be incomplete owing to insufficient oxygen being present. 3. Thomson investigated the possibility of these cathode rays being charged particles.4. Mme Curie's having discovered radium enabled her to isolate other radioactive elements.5. The inability of phosphorus atoms, because of their large radius, to establish triple bonds among themselvesresults in the phosphorus molecule having a very different structure from the nitrogen molecule. 6. We know of copper, silver, aluminium and many other metals being good conductors of electricity. 7. The reliable functioning of television depends on the television set being equipped with semiconductors. 8. We know of electrons flowing out of the semiconductor easily under special conditions, this process being reversed "under different conditions. 9. We know of the semiconductor diode having traveled a long way since its discovery, 10. In spite of the semiconductor diodes being so important they were little in use at the beginning of the century.11. The term "semiconductor" has been chosen because of its occupying an intermediate place between metals, the conductors of the electric current and insulators, that is, non-conductors .

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1. Besides being important for industry oxygen is also important for medicine. 2. In addition to depending upon the acceleration, force also depends upon the mass of the object. 3. Gamma-rays are not affected by magnetic or electric fields and are identical with X-rays, except in being more penetrating, thus being in fact ordinary light pulses of the shortest wavelength. 4. Oxygen is an active element of the atmosphere, and in addition to being essential for the maintenance of life it is also essential for combustion, the rusting of metals and the decay of organic matter. 5. Aside from being one of the few known thirdorder gas reactions the reaction of NO and O2 is also one whose rate decreases with increase in temperature.




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