I’m not interested  in boring movies! Participles as adjectives Relative clauses By Profr. José Ma. Jaramillo S. April, 2008
What kind of movies are you interested in? Why?
Comedy Daddy day care with Eddi Murphy Wild Hogs with John Travolta Mr. Bean’s Holiday  with Rowan Atkinson
Science Fiction Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix  Spider man III  Pirates of the Caribbean  Indiana Jones  The Ch...
Fantasy Fantastic 4  Aquamarine  Beowulf  Aladdin
Animation The Incredibles Ratatouille Shrek the Third Horror 30 days of night Pants Labyrinth
I think horror movies are  interesting. I guess suspense are  boring. I though Batman was  fascinating. I want to see Shre...
Participles as adjectives A participle is a verb form which can be used as an adjective to describe a noun.  Example:   an...
When you are describing a  person’s reaction or feeling , use  the past participle  form   ·   John was very  interested  ...
When you are describing  the person or thing  that  causes the reaction , use the present participle form. ·   John’s elep...
Write the next verbs in past participles or present participle and then complete some statements using them. Past Particip...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 The long talk was very ------.  (bore) 6.  It was a ------ walk through the woods.  (tire) 5.  Mary is very ...
Have you heard about the __________ new roller coaster at the amusement park? a. excited b. excite c. exciting He ________...
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Unit 13 L.4

  1. 1. I’m not interested in boring movies! Participles as adjectives Relative clauses By Profr. José Ma. Jaramillo S. April, 2008
  2. 2. What kind of movies are you interested in? Why?
  3. 3. Comedy Daddy day care with Eddi Murphy Wild Hogs with John Travolta Mr. Bean’s Holiday with Rowan Atkinson
  4. 4. Science Fiction Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Spider man III Pirates of the Caribbean Indiana Jones The Chronicles of Narnia
  5. 5. Fantasy Fantastic 4 Aquamarine Beowulf Aladdin
  6. 6. Animation The Incredibles Ratatouille Shrek the Third Horror 30 days of night Pants Labyrinth
  7. 7. I think horror movies are interesting. I guess suspense are boring. I though Batman was fascinating. I want to see Shrek, it’s an amuzing movie. The class was very exciting , but the book is sometimes boring. I’m so interested about horror movies. I got bored in math class. My girlfriend is fascinated with the wedding. I’m always confused with English grammar.
  8. 8. Participles as adjectives A participle is a verb form which can be used as an adjective to describe a noun. Example: an interesting book an interested student a confusing exercise a confused teacher an embarrasing situation an embarrased person
  9. 9. When you are describing a person’s reaction or feeling , use the past participle form · John was very interested in learning more about elephants. · Jane was bored and wanted to go home early. · Jeff was surprised at the size of the meeting.
  10. 10. When you are describing the person or thing that causes the reaction , use the present participle form. · John’s elephant report was interesting to read. · The movie was boring , so Jane wanted to leave. · It was surprising to see more than fifty people at the meeting.
  11. 11. Write the next verbs in past participles or present participle and then complete some statements using them. Past Participles _____interested_____ _________________ _________________ _________________ _________________ _________________ _________________ _________________ _________________ _________________ _________________ _________________ _________________ Verbs _____interest_____ ____amaze_______ ___annoy________ ____bore________ ____fascinate_____ ____confuse______ ____disgust_______ _____embarrass____ _____excite_______ ____scare________ ____shock________ ____surprise______ ____dissapoint____ Past Participles _____interesting_____ __________________ __________________ __________________ __________________ __________________ __________________ __________________ __________________ __________________ __________________ __________________ __________________
  12. 12. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 The long talk was very ------. (bore) 6. It was a ------ walk through the woods. (tire) 5. Mary is very ---------- in engineering. (interest) 3. Paul was --------- to see his old friend. (surprise) 1. Clues Down The results of the test were ----------. (surprise) 7. The students were ----- at the long lecture. (bore) 6. The tennis match was very --------. (excite) 4. The children were very ------- about the party. (excite) 2. Clues Across
  13. 13. Have you heard about the __________ new roller coaster at the amusement park? a. excited b. excite c. exciting He ____________ us with his knowledge of Medieval history. a. surprised b. surprising That three hour lecture yesterday was really _____________ ! a. tired b. tiring Halloween is coming soon! What a ____________ holiday! a. frighten b. frightened c. frightening It's ___________ how popular American music is around the world. a. surprised b. surprising I thought the movie "Independence Day" was really ____________ . a. bored b. boring That tall new building in Kuala Lampur really ______________ me! a. fascinate b. fascinating c. fascinates Bryan Adams is a really ______________ singer. a. interested b. interesting c. interest The comedian we saw last night really ________________ us. a. amusing b. amused c. amuse I think flying in an airplane is a _______________ experience. a. terrifying b. terrified c. terrify Complete the statements choosing one of the answers.

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