The Interview: Infinitive or Gerund
Read through this interview on a TV show and choose either the gerund or the infinitive for each space.
Hannah: Ben, I was shocked __TO HEAR__ (hear) this was your first movie role? You seemed __TO BE__ (be) to be so comfortable on the screen.
Ben: Thanks, Hannah. I was terrified of __MAKING__ (make) an idiot of myself, I can tell you! But Glen, the director, was great. He helped everyone __TO RELAX/RELAX__ (relax) and I stopped __WORRYING__ (worry) so much after a few days.
Hannah: I read somewhere that he forced everyone __TO ACT__ (act) each other's parts. Is that true?
Ben: Yes, it helped us __TO UNDERSTAND/UNDERSTAND__ (understand) the difficulties the others faced. It was a new thing for me, but it was great. I really enjoyed __PLAYING__ (play) the part of my co-star, Melanie Hill.
Hannah: She's a supermodel in the film, right?
Ben: Yes, exactly - very enjoyable.
Hannah: What are your plans next?
Ben: I intend __TO TAKE__ (take) a break! I've been working non-stop for eleven months. It's time __TO GO__ (go) on vacation or fishing or something like that.