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Lesson 11

I like reading.
I love playing tennis.
I stopped smoking.
I enjoy travelling by train.
These shoes are good for running.
It is important to practise listening.

When we want to make a noun from a verb, we use –ing. We use this grammar after prepositions and some verbs. These verbs for Level 2 are

like, love, hate, start, begin, continue, stop, finish, enjoy, practise, keep.

After like, love, hate, start, begin and continue, we can also use to. For example, I like to read.

Examples

I finished drinking water.
We continued walking.
All the stars stopped shining.

You can see more examples in the book The Little Prince.