Pattern: Verb + Gerund Conversation Questions

When some verbs are followed by a verb, we use the -ing form. Try to answer each question using the verb in bold followed by the -ing form of another verb. Try to continue each conversation naturally.

Discussion Questions:

  1. What do you enjoy doing?
  2. Would you mind helping me move house?
  3. I want to eat something spicy. What do you suggest?
  4. How do you know when it is time to stop eating?
  5. If you were offered a job with high pay and no vacation time and a job with low pay and lots of vacation time, which one would you consider taking?
  6. What do you appreciate having studied at school?
  7. an eagle flying in the sky
  8. Can you imagine being a different person or an animal?
  9. What do you miss from your childhood?
  10. In your town or city, is there an area that you avoid going to? Why?
  11. I would like to listen to a new band or singer. Who can you recommend?
  12. Do you prefer to save your money in the bank or to risk losing it by investing?
  13. How difficult is it to quit smoking?
  14. When something is difficult, do you keep trying or do you give up?
  15. You are supposed to meet someone for a date, but they postpone several times. What do you think?
  16. Can you admit making a mistake? Or do you try to deny the truth?