21 12.3 Infinitives and infinitives are basic forms of verbs that precede the verb. Infinities can be used as names, adjectives or adverbs. It is forbidden to smoke. [The infinitive for smoking is used as a subject.] Raphael likes to cook. [The infinitive for cooking is used as a direct object.] He had a desire to escape. [The finite to escape is used as an adjective.] He was too angry to talk. [The infinitive to speak is used as an adverb.] Infinitive phrases contain an infinitive plus all modifiers and supplements. The easiest way is to get there by plane. A.
Identify infinitive and infinitive phrases emphasize infinitesive and infinitive sentences in the following sentences. 1. To get to the village, you must first take a ferry and then take a taxi. 2. Is it really better to look before jumping? 3. She wanted to try for the basketball team, but she learned that she had to have an average B. 4. They had initially opted for mountaineering, but feared that they would be too out of shape to try it. 5.
They always wanted to go to India to see if they could find their loved ones. 6.C is where the writer tried to develop an unusual image in the reader`s head. 7. When Laticia arrived late, her friends decided to leave without her. 8. To win the prize, an exceptional effort is required. Copyright The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. 9.
When they travel, his parents like to visit historic places. 10. If you don`t want to drive in the city, you have to take the bus.B. With Infinitives rewrite the following sentences by changing the words or phrases highlighted in Infinitive. 1. It is almost impossible to get there by car. To get 2. My aunt Mattie loves to swim in the Atlantic in December. To swim 3.
Listening well is a skill worth cultivating. To hear 4. I decided that there were more problems approaching him than it was worth it. 5. Florence began taking classes at the age of five. for Writer`s Choice: Grammar Practice Workbook, Grade 9, Unit 12 17 Parenting Positively Coping With DEATH For children aged 6 to 12, this booklet will help you learn more about death and the feelings we all have if someone we are interested in, such as a parent, a brother 18 12.2 Appositive and Appositive Phrasen An Appositif Appositiv is a noun or pronom next to another name. identifies or provides additional information about it.