ADJECTIVES ending IN -ING AND -ED
1. Chooose the correct words:
1. Basketball is more EXCITING/EXCITED than hockey.
2. I was really DISGUSTING/DISGUSTED when I heard the news. It was terrible.
3. That pizza tastes disgusting/disgusted. I'm not eating it.
4. Mark was disappointing/disappointed when he did not pass the exam.
5. It's surpising/surprised how many people went to the concert. The weather was awful.
6. I'm INTERESTED/INTERESTING in having an eyebrow piercing. What do you think.
2. Fill in the blanks
more practice: http://learnenglish.britishcouncil.org/es/grammar-exercises/adjectives-ending-ed-and-ing
-ED people: -ed
Adjectives that end ‘-ed’ describe emotions – they tell us how people feel about something.-ING
things, situations, etc.: -ing
Adjectives that end ‘-ing’ describe the thing that causes the emotion – a boring lesson makes you feel bored.
Remember that people can be boring but only if they make other people feel bored.
- He talks about the weather for hours. He’s so boring.
I was very boring at the party so I went home.
Here are some more adjectives that can have both an ‘-ed’ and an ‘-ing’ form