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Gerunds and Infinitives

To use gerunds or to use infinitives, that is the question! Learning how to use gerunds and infinitives is one of the most challenging aspects of learning English. For this reason, has created the Internet's most in-depth tutorial on the subject. Click here to begin our three-part tutorial. Or if you prefer, you can click on one of the gerunds and infinitives exercises below and test what you already know.

Basic Gerunds and Infinitives

Part 1 of the Gerunds and Infinitives Tutorial explains what gerunds and infinitives are and how to begin using them in everyday English. Complete exercises 1 - 10 below to practice what you have learned in part 1 before moving on.

Intermediate Gerunds and Infinitives

Part 2 of the Gerunds and Infinitives Tutorial discusses how to control gerunds and infinitives and start using them more like native English speakers. Complete exercises 11 - 20 to see if you understand what you've learned in parts 1 and 2. Then continue on to our advanced section.

Advanced Gerunds and Infinitives

Part 3 of the Gerunds and Infinitives Tutorial covers exceptions and advanced gerunds and infinitives usage. This section is for the pros who want to speak English just like a native speaker. Can you pass our gerunds and infinitives final test?

Gerund and Infinitive Reference Lists

Here is a collection of all the reference lists used in this tutorial for quick access.

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