Adjectives with -ed or -ing

Worksheet to practise adjectives

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Aim To practise adjectives with -ed and -ing endings.
Activity Students complete sentences with adjectives ending in -ed and -ing.
Organisation Individual or pair work
Preparation Make enough copies of the worksheet for the number of students in your class.
What do I do?
  1. Hand out worksheets.
  2. Students complete the sentences by choosing either an adjective ending in -ed or -ing from the list at the top of the worksheet.

EXCITED / EXCITING
INTERESTED / INTERESTING
BORED / BORING
SURPRISED / SURPRISING
TIRED / TIRING
EMBARRASSED / EMBARRASSING

1. I’m _____________________ about my new apartment.
2. I’m feeling really _____________________ . I didn’t sleep well.
3. The museum was very _____________________ . You should go!
4. I’m _____________________ with my hairstyle. I want to change it.
5. She was _____________________ to hear that they were getting married.
6. The flight was _____________________ so I think I’ll go to bed.
7. The film was _____________________ . I didn’t like it.
8. He didn’t know the answer to the question and felt _____________________.
9. I’m _____________________ in art. Are you?
10. I was singing a song to many people at the concert and I couldn’t remember the words. It was really _____________________ !