Author: Kathy Hanley
  1. Explain what nominalizations are and why they are used.

  2. Explain common errors with nominalizations.

This packet should help a learner seeking to understand English grammar and who is confused about nominalizations, gerunds, and infinitive phrases. It will explain why nominalizations are used and how to use them effectively.

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Nominalization is the term for changing verbs into nouns.  This can be done in a variey of ways and for various reasons.  Nominalizations in writing should be used sparingly.


Source: Kathleen Hanley

What are Nominalizations? When Should I Use Them?

Source: Kathleen Hanley