# Non-finite verb patterns. Practice grammar book. Чирко Т.М - 23 стр.

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Task 27. Proofreading: There is at least one mistake in each sentence. Suggest
appropriate corrections.
1. She longed the holidays to come so that she could be with her family again.
2. I overheard say that he's thinking of moving to Manchester.
3. We watched football to play until it started to rain.
4. My parents always encouraged work hard at school.
5 For years the group has been campaigning for an inquiry to hold into the acci-
dent.
6. I think we should let them to stay until the weekend.
7. Sam promised me to show me how to fish for salmon, but he never had the
time.
8. Hospital workers had to make themselves to do with a 1,5 % pay increase this
year.
9. I hear her tell that she's got a new job (= someone told me about it)
10. This card entitles to take an extra person with you free.
11. The Opposition have asked fuel taxes to be reduced.
12. He offered me to make some tea.
SUMMING UP
Task 28. Now that you have done all the exercises, complete the table below
with all the verbs that appear in the exercises. Look up grammar reference books
and add more verbs into each category. Within each pattern sort the verbs ac-
cording to the meaning they express. The semantic categories have been set for
you. You may add more semantic categories if you find it necessary.
S + V +
to-infinitive
S + V +
object +
to-infinitive
S + V +
(object) +
to-infinitive
S + V +
object +
bare infini-
tive
S + V +
prepositional
object +
to-infinitive
Reporting and
other com-
munication
verbs
Reporting and
other com-
munication
verbs
Reporting and
other com-
munication
verbs
Perception
verbs
Reporting and
other com-
munication
verbs
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Task 27. Proofreading: There is at least one mistake in each sentence. Suggest
appropriate corrections.
1. She longed the holidays to come so that she could be with her family again.
2. I overheard say that he's thinking of moving to Manchester.
3. We watched football to play until it started to rain.
4. My parents always encouraged work hard at school.
5 For years the group has been campaigning for an inquiry to hold into the acci-
dent.
6. I think we should let them to stay until the weekend.
7. Sam promised me to show me how to fish for salmon, but he never had the
time.
8. Hospital workers had to make themselves to do with a 1,5 % pay increase this
year.
9. I hear her tell that she's got a new job (= someone told me about it)
10. This card entitles to take an extra person with you free.
11. The Opposition have asked fuel taxes to be reduced.
12. He offered me to make some tea.

SUMMING UP
Task 28. Now that you have done all the exercises, complete the table below
with all the verbs that appear in the exercises. Look up grammar reference books
and add more verbs into each category. Within each pattern sort the verbs ac-
cording to the meaning they express. The semantic categories have been set for
you. You may add more semantic categories if you find it necessary.
S+V+             S+V+            S+V+     S+V+                    S+V+
to-infinitive      object +       (object) +object +             prepositional
to-infinitive   to-infinitive
bare infini-              object +
tive                to-infinitive
Reporting and Reporting and Reporting and Perception              Reporting and
other com-    other com-    other com-    verbs                   other com-
munication    munication    munication                            munication
verbs         verbs         verbs                                 verbs
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