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Adjetives ending in –ed/-ing


-ed • Describe a feeling • I am tired of my job.

or reaction. He is frightened of snakes.


-ing • Describe the cause

of the feeling.

The museum is fascinating.

This is the most terrifying tale ever written.


Let’s practice ! • This wet weather is so ……  Depressed  Depressing


• I will be very ..... if she does well in her test.  Surprised  Surprising


• I come home extremely ..... at the end of each day.  Tired  Tiring


• Did you hear the ..... news about the accident?  Shocking  Shocked


• I'm not very ..... in sport.  Interesting  Interested


Complete the sentence • Grammar rules frustrate me. They're not logical. They are so …... They frustrate me but they don't bore me. I am never …… when I study grammar. Normally a language class stimulates me. Of course, it depends on the teacher. With some teachers I don't feel ….. If teachers want to interest the students, they must use ….. material.


Describe the picture


Activity • Write a paragraph with 5 sentences about the independence day in Chile.


More practice ? • http://www.clafoti.com/imagenes12/adj_ing_ed_2.htm • http://a4esl.org/q/h/9801/dg-eding.html • http://esl.fis.edu/grammar/multi/eding.htm • http://ww2.collegeem.qc.ca/prof/epritchard/boreding.htm


• www.webenglishroom2011.tk

Adjectives Ending in ED/ING  

Created to teach the uses of adjectives ending in -ed and -ing

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