Adjectives- Discuss and Agree with -ed & -ing adjectives

A LESSON PLAN FOR ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHERS

Level: Beginner
Topic: General
Grammar Topic: Adjectives and Adverbs
Type: Lesson Plans
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Published: 16th Dec 2016

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Adjectives- discuss and agree
Working in pairs or small groups, try to make as many sentences as you can with –ed and 
–ing adjectives that everyone in your group agrees with. You can only use each adjective 
once, but you can use both the –ed and –ing versions of the same adjective and/ or 
different words with the same meaning to make different sentences. 

Useful language for doing the activity
“I completely agree.”
“I don’t agree. I think/ feel/ imagine/ would feel/…”
“Really? I feel/ felt…”

Suggested phrases for –ed and –ing adjectives
We both/ all think that… is…
We both/ all think that… are…
We both/ all feel… when we…
We both/ all would feel… if we…
We both/ all have… and we found it…
We both/ all agree that… is the most… (in this city/ in this country/ in the world).
We both/ all imagine that… would be…
We both/ all felt… the last time that we…
We both/ all felt… the first time that we…
We both/ all think that the sound/ taste/ smell/ feeling/ texture of… is….
We both/ all think that… is more… than…
We both/ all think that… is…er than…

Suggested –ed and –ing adjectives
Some are not in –ed/ -ing pairs, in which case the other one is in brackets below
annoyed/ annoying
ashamed/ (shameful)
bored/ boring
challenged/ challenging
confused/ confusing
delighted/ (delightful)
disgusted/ disgusting
embarrassed/ embarrassing
excited/ exciting
exhausted/ exhausting
fascinated/ fascinating
frightened/ frightening
interested/ interesting
relaxed/ relaxing
satisfied/ satisfying
stressed/ (stressful)
terrified/ terrifying
thrilled/ thrilling
tired/ tiring

Written by Alex Case for UsingEnglish.com © 2016

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