Dec 13, 2016

UNIT 97 • Adjectives ending in ~ing and ~ed (boring / bored etc.)

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  • Complete the sentences for each situation. Use the word given + the ending ‘~ing’ or ‘~ed’.
    • The film wasn’t as good as we had expected. (disappoint)
      The film was
      We were with the film.

      • Diana teaches young children. It’s a very hard job but she enjoys it. (exhaust)
        She enjoys her job but it’s often
        At the end of a day’s work, she is often

        • It’s been raining all day. I hate this weather. (depress)
          This weather is
          This weather makes me
          It’s silly to get because of the weather.

          • Clare is going to the United States next month. She has never been there before. (excite)
            It will be an experience for her.
            Going to new places is always
            She is really about going to the United States.

          • Choose the correct word.
            • I was  . . . 
              disappointed
              with the film. I had expected it to be better.
              • disappointed
              • disappointing

            • Are you  . . . 
              interested
              in football?
              • interested
              • interesting

            • The football match was quite  . . . 
              exciting
              I enjoyed it.
              • excited
              • exciting

            • It’s sometimes  . . . 
              embarrassing
              when you have to ask people for money.
              • embarrassed
              • embarrassing

            • Do you easily get  . . . 
              embarrassed
              ?
              • embarrassed
              • embarrassing

            • I had never expected to get the job. I was really  . . . 
              amazed
              when I was offered it.
              • amazed
              • amazing

            • She has really learnt very fast. She has made  . . . 
              astonishing
              progress.
              • astonished
              • astonishing

            • I didn’t find the situation funny. I was not  . . . 
              amused
              .
              • amused
              • amusing

            • It was a really  . . . 
              terrifying
              experience. Afterwards everybody was very  . . . 
              shocked
              .
              • terrifyingshocked
              • terrifiedshocking

            • Why do you always look so  . . . 
              bored
              ? Is your life really so  . . . 
              boring
              ?
              • bored ... bored
              • boringboring

            • He’s one of the most  . . . 
              boring
              people I’ve ever met. He never stops talking and he never says anything  . . . 
              interesting
              .
              • boringinterested
              • boredinteresting

          • Complete the sentences using one of the words in the box.

            amusing / amused       ○      confusing / confused       ○      exhausting / exhausted       ○      annoying / annoyed       ○      disgusting / disgusted       ○      interesting / interested       ○      boring / bored       ○      exciting / excited       ○      surprising / surprised
            • He works very hard. It’s not that he’s always tired.
              I’ve got nothing to do. I’m
              The teacher’s explanation was Most of the students didn’t understand it.
              The kitchen hadn’t been cleaned for ages. It was really
              I seldom visit art galleries. I’m not particularly in art.
              There’s no need to get just because I’m a few minutes late.
              The lecture was I fell asleep.
              I asked Emily if she wanted to come out with us but she wasn’t
              I’ve been working very hard all day and now I’m
              I’m starting a new job next week. I’m quite about it.
              Tom is very good at telling funny stories. He can be very
              Liz is a very person. She knows a lot, she’s travelled a lot and she’s done lots of different things.

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