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1Participial adjectives Learn how to use -ed and –ing adjectives in English.
2Let’s think about some Examples Participial Adjectives look like verbs, but they are really adjectives. Their function is to describe nouns.English uses many pairs of –ed and –ing adjectives. You probably know some of these adjectives already.Let’s think about some Examples
3Miguel didn’t sleep very well last night Miguel didn’t sleep very well last night. To make things worse, he had to get up early this morning because his boss asked him to come to work early. When he got up, he realized that he was out of coffee. Poor Miguel. Today he feels . . .tiredexhaustedThese are adjectives, even though they end with –ed. They describe how Miguel feels.
4School is difficult, but Martha enjoys it because she loves to learn School is difficult, but Martha enjoys it because she loves to learn. She especially loves her Science class because the teacher is very good. The teacher’s class is never boring; on the contrary it’s . . .interestingexcitingThese are adjectives, even though they end with –ing. They describe the class.
5–ed and –ing adjectives: More examples of–ed and –ing adjectives:
6Are any of these words new for you? -ed -ingthrilled thrillingfascinated fascinatingamazed amazingshocked shockingembarrassed embarrassingconfused confusingfrightened frighteningdepressed depressingamused amusingannoyed annoyingAre any of these words new for you?
7What’s the difference between the –ed and –ing form of adjectives? -ed adjectives describe the way a person feels.-ing adjectives describe someone’s personality, a place, an event, an experience, etc.*If something is __________ing, it will make you feel ________ed.
8More examples . . .Tom’s job is boring. He feels bored when he’s at work. Tom is bored because his job is boring.2. Jane thinks that computers are interesting. She is interested in studying computers in the future.
9My friend was feeling depressed, so I invited him to come out with us to see an amusing movie. I thought it might make him laugh a little.4. Tripping in front of other people can be really embarrassing. I always feel embarrassed when this happens!
10confusing confused fascinated fascinating Now it’s your turn!1. confus-English grammar can be extremely ________________. It makes me feel ________________.fascinat-Millions of tourists are __________________ with Balboa Park. This place is absolutely __________________.confusingconfusedfascinatedfascinating
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