2011-10-26

Gerund (more info)

Gerund

Gerund dikenal dengan penggunaan kata kerja dalam bentuk "ing".

Beberapa contoh tentang "gerund".

1) Sebagai Subyek
Mudahnya kita katakan bila kata kerja berada di depan kalimat.

- Smoking is his hobby.
- Dancing is my hobby.
- Playing piano is her hobby.

2. Sebagai pelengkap,
Atau mudahnya dikatakan bila dalam bahasa Indonesia diperlukan kata "adalah".

- Her hobby is dancing.
- My hobby is playing soccer.
- My father's hobby is planting trees.

3. Tanda milik.
Biasanya diawali oleh kata
- my
- your
- our
- their
- his
- her
- its

- My painting is naturalism.
- Her calling disturbs me.
- Your driving is not safe.

4. Diawali oleh kata-kata seperti:
- before
- start
- after
- before

- She will call he mother before performing her work.
- Please don't start quarelling.
- Please check again your books before going to school.

Tambahan :
Menghilangkan kata "to" pada "like" juga akan membentuk gerund.

- I like playing piano.
- She likes swimming.

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