and Human Rights
Free Educational Programming
for Costa Rica Copyright 2008
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HUMAN RIGHTS Costa Rica
Defensa de los Derechos
para la protección de los ciudadanos de
la Policía Secreta Presidencial - "la DIS" de
Oscar Arias, Luis Solís, José, Christiana y Mariano Figueres, Jose Torres, la Embajada de E.E.U.U., la CIA, la NSA, la Presidenta de la Corte Suprema - Zarela Villanueva, La Nación, La Extra, Teletica, Repretel..., y los "élites dominantes" que controlan el aparato paramilitar estado de represión y los actividades extrajudiciales
La Policía Presidencial
La Direccion de Inteligencia y Seguridad
Gerunds and Infinitives
Gerunds and Infinitives are formed from verbs. Gerunds and Infinitives act like nouns. (substantivos)
A gerund is a verb + verb + ing. An infinitive is verb + to + verb
The boy enjoys eating the pie. I try to study English
El chico disfruta comiendo la pizza Yo trato de estudiar Ingles
A gerund can be a subject (activity). An infinitive can be a subject. (activity)
Swimming is fun To swim is fun.
NO X Nadando es divertido NO X Nadar es divertido.
Our lessons will focus primarily on verbs that precede (come before) infinitives
and gerunds when they are used as objects in a sentence. If you don't
understand these concepts " don't worry. " Be happy - It's easy!"
(No se preocupa. Con Gary este concepts son muy facil !!!!!!!)
We will study only # I, # II & # III for now.
Verb + Gerund or Infinitive
In rule # I we can use either Gerund or Infinitive.
We like playing soccer. Maria starts reading the book.
We like to play soccer. Maria starts to read the book.
attempt continue love remember
begin forget neglect see
can't stand go on prefer start
can't bear hate regret stop
cease like propose try
Verb + Gerund
We stop working at 6 pm.
They don't enjoy running in the park.
can't help put off
keep on understand
Go + Gerund
Mark goes swimming every day.
Jack and Jill didn't go dancing last night.
go boating go sailing
go bowling go shopping
go camping go sightseeing
go dancing go skating
go fishing go skiing
go hiking go surfing
go hunting go swimming
go jogging go running
Verb + Preposition + Gerund
Steve insists on running to the park.
We don't worry about eating bad food.
adapt to forget about
adjust to give up
agree on help on
agrue about insist on
believe in look forward to
care about object to
complain about plan on
concentrate on refrain from
engage in succeed in
depend on talk about
disapprove of think about
dream about work on
feel like worry about
Be + Adjective + Preposition + Gerund
We are afraid of playing soccer.
He isn't interested in driving today.
be accustomed to be lazy about
be afraid of be proud of
be ashamed of be responsible for
be concerned about be sorry about
be critical about be successful in
be excited about be suitable for
be famous for be sure of
be fond of be surprised at
be glad about be tired of
be good at be upset about
be guilty of be used to
be happy about be useful for
be interested in be worried about
Verb + Object + Preposition + Gerund
I prevented him from stealing the book.
She didn't stop me from eating cookies.
accuse .... of prevent .... from
apologize .... for prohibit .... from
blame .... for stop .... from
devote .... to suspect .... of
forgive .... for thank .... for
keep .... from warn .... about
Noun + Gerund
They had experience working in the job.
He doesn't spend time worring all day.
Use a gerund after the nouns in these phrases.
have a difficult time have a hard time
have difficulty have a problem
have experience have trouble
have fun spend time
have a good time there's no use
Verb + Infinitive
Kari plans to work today.
I didn't promise to go with you.
Verb + Noun/Object Pronoun+ Infinitive
They asked you to swim in the park.
The police didn't warn us to run.
force would like
Be + Adjective + Infinitive
Johanna is pleased to help you.
They aren't prepared to hunt today.
be afraid be happy
be ashamed be likely
be amazed be lucky
be careful be pleased
be content be prepared
be delighted be proud
be determined be ready
be disappointed be reluctant
be disturbed be sad
be eager be shocked
be foolish be sorry
be fortunate be surprised
be free be upset
be glad be willing