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Present participles

10/18
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  • Being sleepy, he went to bed early.
  • Being a doctor, she knew exactly what to do.
  • Being rejected, he continued looking for a job.
  • Being that he didn鈥檛 need to get up early, he went to the after-party.
  1. False
  2. True
  3. Being that she didn鈥檛 study, she failed the exam.
  4. Being too big, the new refrigerator they bought didn鈥檛 fit in the kitchen.
  5. Being that the date of the concert was changed, they weren鈥檛 able to attend.
  6. Being not bilingual, he found it difficult to communicate when he traveled abroad.
  • Being too big, the new refrigerator didn鈥檛 fit in the kitchen

  • Being that the date was changed, they weren鈥檛 able to attend to the concert

  • not being bilingual, he found difficult to communicate when he traveled abroad

Here are my answers for the challenge:

  • The new refrigerator they bought, being that it was too big, didn鈥檛 fit in the kitchen

  • Beign that the date of the concert was changed, they were unable to attend

  • Not beign bilingual, he found it difficult to communicate when he traveled abroad

Being that the refrigerator was too big, it did not fit in the kitchen.
Being that the date of the concert was changed, they were not able to attend.
Being that he was not bilingual, it was difficult to communicate when he trevelled abroad.

Being depressive, She understood therapy was required.
not being selfish, she decided to be a doctor.
being a singer, I overcome anxiety.
being abusive, helped her to work on her internal fears.
being to party, he did not go to work.
Being sleepy, I went to bed.

Being too big, the new refrigerator they bought did not fit in the kitchen.
Being the date of the concert changed, they were not able to attend.
Not being bilingual, he found it difficult to communicate when he traveled abroad.

Exercises

  • Being too big, the new refrigerator they bought didn鈥檛 fit in the kitchen

  • Being that the date was changed, they weren鈥檛 able to attend the concert

  • Not being bilingual, he found it difficult to communicate when he traveled abroad

Being + and adjective or a noun in positive forms:

  • Being + an adjective:
    Being distracted, he missed the exit.
  • Being + a noun:
    Being a soldier, she was used to dangerous situations.
    .
    Being + an adjective or a noun in negative forms:
  • Not being + an adjective:
    Not being shy, he introduced himself to everyone at the party.
  • Not being + a noun:
    Not being a student, she couldn鈥檛 get the special discount.
    .
    E.g.
  • He went to bed early because he was sleepy = Being sleepy, he went to bed early.
  • She knew exactly what to do since she was a doctor = Being a doctor, she knew what to do.
    .
    Being + that + a clause:
    A clause is = subject + a verb.
  • E.g. Being that they need to get up early the next day, they packed their bags before going to sleep.
  • Being that he didn鈥檛 need to get up early, he went to the after party.
  • Being that she didn鈥檛 study, she failed the exam.
    .
  • Being the first to arrive, the children got the best seats.
  • The children, being the first to arrive, got the best seats.
  • The children got the best seats, being the first to arrive.
    .
    When you put the participial clause at the end, it sounds more formal.
    .
    Using participles is more economical with words.

INTERACTIVE QUIZ

  • Putting the participial clause at the end, instead of the beginning sounds very informal.
    False
  • Using participles is more economical with words.
    True
  • Being that she didn麓t study, she failed the exam
* Being too big, the new refrigerator they bought didn't fit in the kitchen. * Being the date of the concert changed, they weren't able to attend. * Not being bilingual, he found it difficult to communicate when he traveled abroad.
* Being too big the refrigerator, it didn't fit in the kitchen. * Being the concert's date was changed, they weren't attend. * Being not bilingual, he found it difficult to communicate when he traveled abroad
  • Being too big, the new refrigerator they bought didn鈥檛 fit in the kitchen.

  • Being changed the date of the concert, they weren鈥檛 able to attend.

  • Not being bilingual, he found it difficult to communicate when he traveled abroad.

Being too big, the new refrigerator they bought didn鈥檛 fit it the kitchen becayse it was too big.

Being changed the date of the concert, they weren鈥檛 able to attend.

Not being bilingual, he found it difficult to communicate when he traveled abroad.

Being too big, the new refrigerator they bought didn麓t fit in. Being that the date changed, they weren麓t able to attend the concert. Not being bilingual, he faced difficulties when he traveled abroad.
My activity: * The new refrigerator they bought didn't fit in the kitchen because it was too big. **Being** **too big**, the new refrigerator they bought didn't fit in the kitchen * Since the date of the concert was changed, they weren't able to attend. **Being that the date of the concert was changed**, they weren't able to attend. * As he wasn't bilingual, he found it difficult to communicate when he traveled abroad. **Not being bilingual**, he found it difficult to communicate when he traveled abroad.
* Being too big, the new refrigerator they bought didn't fit in the kitchen * Being that the date of the concert was changed, they weren't able to attend * Being he wasn't bilingual, he fount it difficult to communicate when he traveled abroad
* Being that it was too big, the new refrigerator they bought didn't fit in the kitchen. * Being Being that the concert was changed, they weren't able to attend. * Not being bilingual, he found it difficult to communicate when he traveled abroad.
* Being that he didn't need to get up early, he went to the after party.
* Being a doctor. she knew exactly what to do

-Being too big, thew new refrigerator didn鈥檛 fit in the kitchen.
-Being that the date of the concert was changed, they weren鈥檛 able to attend.
-Not being bilingual, he found it difficult it communicate when he travelled abroad.

-Being too big, the refrigerator they bought didn麓t fit in the kitchen.
-Being that the date of the concert was changed, they weren麓t able to attend.

  • Not being bilingual, he found it difficult to communicate when he traveled abroad.
  • Being that the new refrigerator they bought was too big, it didn鈥檛 fit in the kitchen.
  • They weren鈥檛 able to attend, being that the date of the concert was changed.
  • Not being bilingual, he found it difficult to communicate when traveling abroad.
  • Being too big, the new refrigerator didn鈥檛 fit in the kitchen

  • Being that the date of the concert was changed, they weren鈥檛 able to attend.

  • Being not bilingual, he found it difficult to communicate when he traveled abroad.

  • Being too big, the new refrigerator they bought didn鈥檛 fit in the kitchen.

  • They weren鈥檛 able to attend, being that the date of the concert was changed.

  • He found it difficult to communicate when he traveled abroad, not being bilingual.

  • As he wasn鈥檛 bilingual, he found it difficult to communicate when he traveled abroad

  • Not being bilingual, he found it difficult to communicate when he traveled abroad

  • Since the date of the concert was changed, they weren鈥檛 able to attend

  • Being that the date of the concert was changed, they weren鈥檛 able to attend

  • The new refrigerator they bought didn鈥檛 fit in the kitchen because it was too big

  • Being too big, the new refrigerator they bought didn麓t fit in the kitchen

good new infotmation

Being too big, he new refrigerator they bought didn't fit in the kitchen Being that the date of the concert was changed, they weren't able to attend Not being bilingual, he found it difficult to communicate when he travelled abroad
  • Being too big the refrigerator that they bought, did not fit in the kitchen

  • Being that the concert was changed, they were not able to attend

  • Not being bilingual he found it difficult to communicate when he traveled abroad

Being too big, the new refrigerator they bought didn鈥檛 fit in the kitchen.
Being that the date of the concert was changed, they weren鈥檛 able to attend.
Not being bilingual, he found it difficult to communicate when he traveled abroad.

Being that was too big, the new refrigerator they bought didn鈥檛 fit in the kitchen.
Not being able to attend, the date of the concert was changed.
Not being bilingual, he found it difficult to communicate when he traveled abroad.

In the first sentence I have said:

  • Being the new refrigerator they bought too big, it didn麓t fit in the kitchen.

Is it right??? the other ones are okey, but I have doubts with this one. Thanks

not being bilingual, he found it difficult to understand
being changed the date of the concert, they weren鈥檛 able to attend
being too big the new refrigerator they bought, it didn鈥檛 fit in the kitchen

  • Being that he wasn鈥檛 bilingual, it difficult for him to communicate when he traveled abroad

  • They were unable to attend the concert, being that the date was changed

  • The new refrigerator they bought didn鈥檛 fit in the kitchen, being that it was too big

-Being that the new refrigerator was too big, it didn鈥檛 fit in the kitchen.
-Being that the date of the concert was changed, they weren鈥檛 able to attend.

  • He found it difficult to communicate when he traveled abroad, being that he wasn鈥檛 bilingual.

Being that the new refrigarator was too big it didnt fit in the kitchen
Being that the date of the concert was changed, they weewn麓t able to attend
not being biligual, he found difficult to communicate when he traveled abroad

  1. Being the new refrigerator too big didn鈥檛 fit in the kitchen
  2. Being the date of the concert chenged, they weren鈥檛 able to attend
  3. Not being he bilingual, he couldn鈥檛 communicate when he traveled abroad

Here are my rewritten sentences:

鈥 The new refrigerator they bought, being too big, didn鈥檛 fit in the kitchen.
鈥 Being that the date of the concert was changed, they couldn鈥檛 attend.
鈥 Being no bilingual, he found it difficult to communicate when traveling abroad.

Being too big, the new refrigerator didn鈥檛 fit in the kitchen
Being that the date of the concert was changed, they weren鈥檛 able to attend.
Not being bilingual, he found it difficult to communicate when he traveled abroad.

  • The new refrigerator the bought, being that was to big, did麓t fit in the kitchen

  • Being that the date of the concert was changed, the weren麓t able to attend.

  • Not being bilingual, he found it difficult to communicate when he traveled abroad

  • False.
  • True.
  • that she didn鈥檛 study.
  • The children, being the first to arrive, they got the best seats.

  • The children got the best seats, **being the first to arrive. **

  • Being the first to arrive, the children got the best seats.
  • Being that he did not need to get up early, he went to the after party.

  • Being that he got up late, he went to the after party.

  • Being slepy, he went to bed early.
  • Being a doctor, she knew exactly what to do.
  • Being that the refrigerator was too big, it did not fit in the kitchen.
  • Being that the date of the concert was changed, they were not able to attend.
  • Being that he was not bilingual, it was difficult to communicate when he trevelled abroad.

Being too big, the new refrigerator they bought didn鈥檛 fit in the kitchen
Being that the date of the concert was changed, they weren鈥檛 able to attend,
Not being bilingual, he found it difficult to communicate when he traveled abroad

*Being too big ,the new refrigerator the bought didn鈥檛 fit in the kitchen.
*Being that the date of the concert was changed, they weren鈥檛 able to attend.
*Being not bilingual,he found it difficult to communicate when he traveled abroad

Being too big, the new refrigerator they bought didn鈥檛 fit in the kitchen.
Being that the date of the concert was changed, they weren鈥檛 able to attend.
He found it difficult to communicate when he traveled abroad, being that he wasn鈥檛 bilingual.

*Being that the new refrigerator they brought it was too big, didn鈥檛 fit in the kitchen.
*They weren鈥檛 able to attend, being that the date of the concert was changed.
*He found it difficult to communicate when he traveled abroad being that he wasn鈥檛 bilingual.

  • Challenge
    • The new refrigerator, being too big, didn鈥檛 fit in the kitchen
    • Not being bilingual, he was unable to communicate when he traveled abroad.
    • Being that the concert date was changed, they weren鈥檛 able to attend.

Answers

  1. False
  2. True
  3. Being that she didn鈥檛 study, she failed the exam.

Challenge

  1. Being too big, the new refrigerator they bought didn鈥檛 fit in the kitchen.
  2. Being that the concert鈥檚 date was changed, they weren鈥檛 able to attend.
  3. He found it difficult to communicate when he traveled abroad, not being bilingual.
  • Being too big, it din鈥檛 fit in the kitchen.

  • Being that the date of the concert was changed, they weren鈥檛 able to attend.

  • Not being a bilingual person, he found it difficult to comunicate while traveling abroad. (Culd you please check this alternativ)

鈥 The refrigerator they bought, being too big, it didn麓t fit in the kitchen.
鈥 Being that the date of the concert was changed, they weren麓t able to attend.
鈥 Not being bilingual, he found it difficult to communicate when he traveled abroad.

Excellente class, excellent teacher!!!

  • Being that it was too big, the refrigerator did not fit in the kitchen
  • Being that the date was changed, they were unable to attend
  • Being that he was not bilingual, he found it difficult to communicate when he traveled abroad

Being too big, the new refrigerator didn麓t fit in the kitchen
Being that the concert was changed, they weren麓t attend
Not being billingual, found it difficult to him to communicate when travel abroad

  • Being that it was too big, the new refrigerator they bought didn鈥檛 fit in the kitchen.
  • Being that the date of the concert was changed, they weren鈥檛 able to attend.
  • Not being bilingual, he found it difficult to communicate when he traveled abroad.
  1. Being too big, the new refrigerator they bought didn鈥檛 fit in the kitchen

  2. Beign that the date of the concert was changed, they weren鈥檛 able to attend

  3. Not beign bilingual, he found it difficult to communicate when he traveled abroad

What is a participle?

  • A word that is formed from a verb but used as an adjective.
    .
    Participles:
  • Present participle: Studying, running. (ing)
  • Perfect participle: Having studied, having run. (have+ed)
  • Past participle: studied, worked, run. (ed)
    .
    Cause and reason:
  • He decided to watch a new series because he was bored.
  • They walked home since their car wasn鈥檛 working.
  • We put away our umbrella as it wouldn鈥檛 be raining anytime soon.
  • He went to bed early because he was sleepy
    Being sleepy, he went to bed early.
  • She knew exactly what to do since she was a doctor.
    Being a doctor, she knew exactly what to do.
  • He went to the after party because he didn麓t need to get up early
    Being that he didn鈥檛 need to get up early, he went to the after-party.
  • Being that it was too big, the new refrigerator they bought didn麓t fit in the kitchen.

  • Being that the day of the concert was changed, they weren麓t able to attend.

  • Not being bilingual, he found it difficult to communicate when he traveled abroad.

Being the first to arrive, the children got the best seats.
Being she did鈥檛 study, She failed the exam

Challenge:

  • The new refrigerator they bought didn鈥檛 fit in the kitchen because it was too big.
  • Being too big, the new refrigerator they bought didn鈥檛 fit in the kitchen.
    .
  • Since the date of the concert was changed, they weren鈥檛 able to attend.
  • Being the date of the concert was changed, they weren鈥檛 able to attend.
  • (Being the date of the concert changed, they weren鈥檛 able to attend).
    .
  • As he wasn鈥檛 bilingual, he found it difficult to communicate when he traveled abroad.
  • Not being bilingual, he found it difficult to communicate when he traveled abroad.

Recap:

  • Using participles can make your message more efficient while still including key information.
  • Participial clauses that come at the end sound more formal.
1. the new refrigerator that they bought didn't fit in the kitchen because it was too big 1.1 being that the new refrigerator was too big, didn't fit in the kitchen. 1.2 the new refrigerator that they bought, being that was too big, didn't fit in the kitchen. 1.3 the new refrigerator that they bought didn't fit in the kitchen, being that it was too big. 2. since the date of the concert was changed, they weren't able to attend 2.1 being that the date of the concern was changed, they weren't to attend. 2.2 they, being that the date of the concert was changed, weren't able to attend 2.3 they went able to attend the concert, being that the date was changed. 3. as he wasn't bilingual, he found it difficult to communicate when he traveled abroad. 3.1 being that he wasn't bilingual, he found it difficult to communicate when he traveled abroad. 3.2 He found it, being that he wasn't bilingual, difficult to communicate when he traveled abroad. 3.3 he found it difficult to communicate when he traveled abroad, being that he wasn't bilingual.
  • being too big, the new refrigerator they bought didn鈥檛 fit in the kitchen.
  • being that the date of the concert changed, they weren鈥檛 able to attend.
  • being not bilingual, he found it difficult to communicate when he traveled abroad.

The new refrigerator they bought didn鈥檛 fit in the kitchen because it was too big.

  • Being too big, The new refrigerator didn鈥檛 fit in the kitchen

Since the date of the concert was changed, they weren鈥檛 able to attend.

  • Being that the date of the concert was changed, they weren鈥檛 able to attend.

As he wasn鈥檛 bilingual, he found it difficult to communicate when he traveled abroad.

  • Not being bilingual, he found it difficult to communicate when he traveled abroad.
  • Being too big, the new refrigerator they bought didn鈥檛 fit in the kitchen.
  • Being that the date of the concert was changed, they weren鈥檛 able to attend.
  • Being not bilingual, he found it difficult to communicate when he traveled abroad.
  • Being too big, the new refrigerator didn鈥檛 fit in the kitchen.
  • Being that the date of the concert was changed, they weren鈥檛 able to attend.
  • Not being bilingual, he found ir diffilt to communicate when he traveled abroad.

Being that the new refrigerator they bought was too big, it didn鈥檛 fit in the kitchen.
Being that was changed the date of the concert, they weren鈥檛 able to attend.
Being that he wasn鈥檛 bilingual, he found it difficult to communicate when he traveled abroad.

  • Being too big, the new refrigerator they bought didn鈥檛 fit in the kitchen
    *Being the date of the concert changed, they weren鈥檛 able to attend the concert
    *Not being bilingual, he found it challenging to communicate when he traveled abroad

The questions:

  1. Putting the participar clause at the end, instead or the beginning, sounds very formal.
    B) False.
  2. Using participles is more economical with words.
    A) True
  3. Being _____, she called the exam.
    C) that she did鈥檛 study.

The challenge:

  • The new refrigerator they bought, being didn鈥檛 fit in the kitchen because it was too big.
  • Since the date of the concert is changed, being they weren鈥檛 able to attend.
  • As he is not bilingual, being he found it difficult to communicate when he traveled abroad
  • Being too big, the new refrigerator they bought didn鈥檛 fit in the kitchen.

  • Being that the date of the concert was changed, they weren鈥檛 able to attend.

  • Not being bilingual, he found it difficult to communicate when he traveled abroad.

  • Being too big, the new refrigerator they bought didn鈥檛 fit in the kitchen.
  • Being that the date of the concert was changed, they weren鈥檛 able to attend.
  • Not being bilingual, he found it difficult to communicate when he traveled abroad.