The basic form of the verbs when added with the suffix –ing forms the present participleadjective, and gerund. The usage of each form is detailed in respective the lesson sections:




The three verb + –ing forms with example sentences:


  • Present participle: Adam is writing to the President.
  • Adjective: They managed to save the drowning child.
  • Gerund: Everyone in the family including the grandfather likes cooking.