ADULT LEARNING CENTRE
Adjective + Preposition + Gerund
February 21, 2002
Here are some useful adjective + preposition + gerund combinations.
Memorize and use them often. Examine the following list. The class will
add their own examples before we begin to write tonight.
Examples of the adjective + preposition +
I am interested + in + being a good kayaker.
I am proud + of + being a teacher.
I am good + at + looking for lost things in my house.
My brother feels happy + about + feeling useful.
Write a short paragraph about a pastime or hobby you enjoy.
Examples of pastimes or hobbies: reading magazines, hiking, shopping,
cooking, writing (!), sewing and so on.
Use at least four combinations in your writing. Please use the
"+" sign inside your sentences for practice and to help you
know you are doing it correctly.
Write a topic sentence, indent five spaces, and please double space
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