Adding 'ing' to verbs [TRASH]
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  • Introduction
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Adding 'ing' to a verb is easy if you remember a few simple rules.

Usually, if the word ends in a consonant and has one vowel before the last consonant, double the last consonant before adding 'ing'. 

For example: rubecomes running.

 

If the verb ends in 'y' and in all other cases, do not double the last letter.

  • Question 1
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If the word ends in a consonant and has one vowel before the last consonant, double the last consonant before adding 'ing'. 

We will start by practising some of this type.  You must get them all correct to score a point, so go carefully and remember the rule!        Add 'ing' to these verbs.

1)  flap

2)  bat

3)  sit

4)  stop

5)  step

  • Question 2
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If the word ends in a consonant and has one vowel before the last consonant, double the last consonant before adding 'ing'. 

We will start by practising some of this type.  You must get them all correct to score a point, so go carefully and remember the rule!        Add 'ing' to these verbs.

1)  spot

2)  slip

3)  flag

4)  run

5)  strap

  • Question 3
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If the verb ends in 'y'  do not double the last letter before adding 'ing'.

You must get these all correct to score a point, so go carefully and remember the rule!  Add 'ing' to these verbs.

1)  stay

2)  pray

3)  betray

4)  obey

5)  key

  • Question 4
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If the verb ends in 'y' and in all other cases, do not double the last letter.

You must get these all correct to score a point, so go carefully!  Add 'ing' to these verbs.

1)  try

2)  look

3)  pack

4)  impress

5)  buy

  • Question 5
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Hopefully, you remember the rule for adding 'ing' to verbs ending in 'e'.  Just to remind you, the rule is to remove the 'e' before adding 'ing'.

Add 'ing' to these verbs.  You must get them all correct to score a point.

1)  laze

2)  slope

3)  bake

4)  ride

5)  graze

  • Question 6
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Add 'ing' to these verbs.  You must get them all correct to score a point.

 

1)  flake

2)  slice

3)  brace

4)  fire

5)  collide

  • Question 7
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Now we will try different types of verbs mixed together.  Can you remember the rules for each type? Add 'ing' to these verbs.  You must get them all correct to score a point.

1)  trap

2)  flower

3)  book

4)  display

5)  trick

 

  • Question 8
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Now we will try different types of verbs mixed together.  Can you remember the rules for each type? Add 'ing' to these verbs.  You must get them all correct to score a point.

1)  explain

2)  stray

3)  double

4)  praise

5)  spill

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