The following collection of worksheets will teach your students how to identify and use verbals.

Verbals are verbs that act as nouns, adjectives, or adverbs. There are three types of verbals: a gerund, a participle, and an infinitive. This set of activity sheets will review your students’ knowledge of various verbals. Activities include writing sentences using a given infinitive, identifying infinitives, participles and gerunds, and more. Answer sheets have been provided for worksheets for instructors, but please note that in some cases, your students' answers will vary.

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Printable Verbals Worksheets

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Verbals: Using Infinitives

For each infinitive and its function, write a sentence which uses the infinitive as indicated.

Infinitive, Participle, or Gerund?

Each sentence below contains either an infinitive, a participle, or a gerund. Write which it is on the line.

Looks Like a Verb

Use each verbal in a sentence. On the line beside the verbal, indicate whether it is a gerund, a participle, or an infinitive in your sentence.

Part 2 Looks Like A Verb

Use more in a sentence.

Da Verbals

Underline the verbal phrases in each sentence. On the line, write whether it is a gerund (g), a participle (p), or an infinitive (I). This is a study sheet that is completed for you.

Infinitives

An infinitive is the word "to" plus a verb. Infinitives can be used as nouns, adjectives, or adverbs.

Writing with Infinitives

Use an infinitive phrase to combine each pair of sentences.

Gerunds and Gerund Phrases

Write sentences that use the gerunds and gerund phrases as the part of speech indicated.

Gerund or Infinitive?

Circle the correct verbal to complete each sentence.

Infinitives Worksheet

Use an infinitive phrase to combine each pair of sentences.

Writing with Gerunds

Write sentences that use each gerund as indicated.

Participles

Underline the participle or participial phase in each sentence.

Verbals: Quick Reference Guide

Is it used as a noun? Remove the infinitive or infinitive phrase from the sentence. Is the sentence missing a subject, direct object, indirect object, predicate nominative, or object of a preposition?

Identify the Verbal

Each sentence below contains either an infinitive, a participle, or a gerund. Write which it is on the line.

Verbals: Participles

Choose the correct participle form of each word to complete the sentence.

Writing with Participles

Use the bolded word to create a participial phrase to combine the two sentences. Be sure to use commas correctly.