Sec 5: The Present Participle

We will consider sentence patterns in which the present participle is used.

e.g.
1.I watched the men cutting down a tree.
2. I heard the woman arguing with her husband.
3. We watched the python chasing a chicken.
4. They found the thief hiding behind a bush.

Exercises:
Complete each statement in any sensible way.

1. I watched him sweeping …
2. They found the man hiding …
3. Yesterday, I saw Kassim riding …
4. We saw them playing. ..
5. She watched me painting …
6. Look at those ants dragging…
7. Here is a book explaining how to …
8. I can see Peter waving …
9. We heard him telling…
10. I saw Eng Hock chasing …

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