Present participles

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SPELLING OF PRESENT PARTICIPLES (-ING) |
END OFVERB | DOUBLE THECONSONANT? | SIMPLEFORM | -ING | | |
-e | NO | Smilehope | SmilingHoping | | -ing form: Drop the –e, add -ing. |
TwoConsonants| NO | HelpLearn | HelpingLearning | | If the verb ends in two consonants, just add –ing. |
Two Vowels+ One Consonant | NO | RainHeat | RainingHeating | | If the verb ends in two vowels + aconsonant, just add –ing. |
One Vowel+ One Consonant | YES | ONE-SYLLABLE VERBS | If the verb has one syllable and ends in one vowel + one consonant, double the consonant to make the -ing * |
| |StopPlan | StoppingPlanning | | |
| NO | TWO-SYLLABLE VERBS | If the first syllable of a two-syllable verb is stressed, do not double the consonant. |
| | VísitÓffer | VisitingOffering | | || YES | PreférAdmít | PreferringAdmitting | | If the second syllable of a two-syllable verb is stressed, double the consonant. |
-y | NO | PlayEnjoy | PlayingEnjoying | | If the verb ends in avowel + -y, keep the –y. Do not change the –y to –i. |
| | WorryStudy | WorryingStudying | | If the verb ends in a consonant + -y, keep the -y for the -ing form. |
-ie | | DieTie | DyingTying| | -ing form: Change the –ie to –y and add –ing. |
*Exceptions: Do not double “w” or “x”: snow, snowing, fix, fixing. |
Exercise.
Directions: Write the present participle ( –ing) of thefollowing verbs.
Preset Participle
1.
2. Start
3. Wait
4. Hit
5. Write
6. Shout
7. Cut
8. Meet
9. Hope
10.Hop
11. Help
12. Sleep
13. Step
14. Tape
15. Tap
16. Rain
17. Run
18. Whine
19. Win
20.Explain
21. Burn
22. Open
23. Begin
24. Occur
25. Happen
26. Refer
27. Offer
28. Listen
29. Admit...
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