Distinguishing between Participles and Gerunds - Exercise 1
Directions: Each sentence contains an underlined verbal phrase. In the box below each sentence, identify the verbal as a present participle or gerund. If the verbal is a participle, write the noun that it is modifying. If the verbal is a gerund, write its function (subject, direct object, appositive, object of preposition, subjective complement). When you are finished, click the "Check My Work" button at the bottom of the page to check your answers.
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