Posted in Bachillerato, Grammar

ADJECTIVES ENDING IN -ED / -ING


>Many adjectives that are formed with past participles (e.g. interested) describe a feeling or state.

– I’m bored = I feel there is nothing that interests me at the moment.

Many Adjectives formed from present participles (e.g interesting) describe the person, thing or topic which produces the feeling.

– I’m boring = I’m a very uninteresting person.

Common -ed and -ing adjectives:

– shocked / shocking
– worried / worrying
– surprised / surprising
– embarrassed / embarrassing
– annoyed / annoying
– interested / interesting
– exited / exiting
– thrilled / thrilling
– amused / amusing
Not so difficult as some people think. Here you can do some practise:

1. http://a4esl.org/q/h/9801/dg-eding.html

2. http://www.grammar-quizzes.com/passive3a.html

3. http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/learningenglish/radio/specials/934_gramchallenge3/ (It includes a listening activity)

4. http://www.better-english.com/grammar/adjing.htm

5. Watch theseHow does the monkey feel? Power Point Presentations:

Posted in BEGINNERS, Grammar

ORDER OF ADJECTIVES IN ENGLISH


Watch this interesting video and learn about the order of adjectives in English.

What is OPSHACOM?

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Now, try to do the following activities:

http://www.usingenglish.com/handouts/139.html