'-ed' and '-ing' adjectives
Do you sometimes get confused about whether to use an adjective ending in '-ing' or '-ed'? Don't worry, lots of people have trouble with these words. Today we're challenging Deniz from Turkey to make correct sentences using this grammar. Listen to the programme, then do the fun activities on the next few pages.
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-ing adjectives are used to describe things: 'The lecture was boring.'
-ed adjectives are used to describe our feelings: 'I felt very bored.'
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Download Catherine's full grammar explanation (pdf - 37k)
Now it's your turn to practise using -ed and -ing adjectives. Go to our first quiz page here.
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