“I’m not interested in boring movies!” Participles as adjectives Relative clauses<br />
What kind of movies are you interested in? Why?<br />Drama	Science Fiction<br />Horror		Fantasy<br />War	Comedy		Thrillers...
I think horror movies are interesting. <br />I guess suspense films are boring. <br />I think Batman was fascinating.<br /...
Participles as adjectives<br />A participle is a verb form that can be used to describe a noun, just like an adjective.<br...
PastForm<br />When you are describing a person’s reaction or feeling, use the past participle form· <br />John was very in...
Presentform<br />When you are describing the person or thing that causes the reaction , use the present participle form. <...
Word Power<br />Absurd: Utterly or obviously senseless, illogical, or untrue; contrary to all reason or common sense: An a...
Word Power<br />Odd: differing in nature from what is ordinary, usual, or expected, singular or peculiar in a strange or e...
Write the next verbs in past participles or present participle and then complete some statements using them.<br />   Verbs...
	Complete the statements choosing one of the answers:<br />Have you heard about the __________ new roller coaster at the a...
Relative Clauses What’s this?<br />We use relative clauses (who, which, that) to give additional information about somethi...
Rule #1 who <br />Who is used to join clauses about people. <br />There is an amazing student. She never participates in c...
Rule #2 that <br />That is used to join clauses about people or things. <br />Vero is a punctual girl. She always comes ea...
Rule #3 which<br />Which is used to join clauses about things. <br />Interchange is a good book. It has three sections. In...
JOIN THESE STATEMENTS USING RELATIVE CLAUSES. (WHO, WHICH , THAT) <br />There is the boy. He broke the window. ___________...
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  1. 1. “I’m not interested in boring movies!” Participles as adjectives Relative clauses<br />
  2. 2. What kind of movies are you interested in? Why?<br />Drama Science Fiction<br />Horror Fantasy<br />War Comedy Thrillers<br />Animated Action <br />Documentaries Musicals<br />
  3. 3. I think horror movies are interesting. <br />I guess suspense films are boring. <br />I think Batman was fascinating.<br />I want to see Shrek, it’s an amazing movie. <br />The class was very exciting , but the book is sometimes boring. <br />I’m so interested about horror movies.<br />I got bored in math class.<br />My girlfriend isfascinatedwith the wedding. <br />I’m alwaysconfusedwith English grammar<br />
  4. 4. Participles as adjectives<br />A participle is a verb form that can be used to describe a noun, just like an adjective.<br />Example: <br />aninterestingbook <br />an interestedstudent <br />a confusing note<br />a confused teacher <br />an embarrassingsituation <br />an embarrassedperson <br />
  5. 5. PastForm<br />When you are describing a person’s reaction or feeling, use the past participle form· <br />John was very interested in learning more about elephants. <br />Jane was boredand wanted to go home early. <br />Jeff was surprisedat the size of the meeting. <br />
  6. 6. Presentform<br />When you are describing the person or thing that causes the reaction , use the present participle form. <br />· John’s elephant report was interestingto read. <br />· The movie was boring , so Jane wanted to leave. <br />· It was surprisingto see more than fifty people at the meeting. <br />
  7. 7. Word Power<br />Absurd: Utterly or obviously senseless, illogical, or untrue; contrary to all reason or common sense: An absurd explanation. <br />Bizarre: Strange, extraordinary, wild.<br />Disgusting: Extremely unpleasant; that can make you feel ill, foul, revolting.<br />Dreadful: Awful, terrible, causing great dread, fear, or terror: A dreadful storm.<br />Dumb: Lacking intelligence or good judgment; not clever, stupid.<br />Fabulous: Exceptionally good or unusual; marvelous; superb:<br />Fantastic: extravagantly fanciful; marvelous, very good or enjoyable.<br />Horrible: causing or tending to cause horror; shockingly dreadful, not good or pleasant: a horrible sight.<br />Marvelous: superb; excellent; great: a marvelous show. <br />
  8. 8. Word Power<br />Odd: differing in nature from what is ordinary, usual, or expected, singular or peculiar in a strange or eccentric way<br />Outstanding: marked by superiority or distinction; excellent; distinguished: an outstanding student. <br />Ridiculous: an action or a thing which should be laughed at because it is foolish<br />Silly: used about a person, an action, an idea, etc., not sensible or reasonable.<br />Terrible: very bad (awful).<br />Unusual: not usual, common, or ordinary; uncommon in amount or degree: an unusual sound; an unusual hobby; an unusual response. <br />Weird: fantastic; bizarre: a weird getup. <br />
  9. 9. Write the next verbs in past participles or present participle and then complete some statements using them.<br /> Verbs Past Participles Present Participles <br />interestInterestedinteresting<br /> annoy __________________ _________________<br /> amaze __________________ _________________<br /> bore __________________ _________________<br /> confuse __________________ _________________<br /> disappoint __________________ _________________<br /> disgust __________________ _________________<br /> embarrass__________________ _________________<br /> excite __________________ _________________<br /> fascinate __________________ _________________<br /> scare __________________ _________________<br /> shock __________________ _________________<br /> surprise __________________ _________________<br />
  10. 10. Complete the statements choosing one of the answers:<br />Have you heard about the __________ new roller coaster at the amusement park?<br />a. excited b. excite c. exciting<br />He ____________ us with his knowledge of Medieval history. <br />a. surprised b. surprising<br />That three hour lecture yesterday was really _____________ ! <br />a. tired b. tiring <br /> Halloween is coming soon! What a ____________ holiday! <br />a. frighten b. frightened c. frightening <br /> It’s___________ how popular American music is around the world. <br />a. Surprisedb. surprising <br /> I thought the movie Independence Day was really ____________ <br />a. bored b. boring<br /> That tall new building in Kuala Lampur really ______________ me! <br />a. fascinate b. fascinating c. fascinates<br /> Bryan Adams is a really ______________ singer. <br />a. interested b. interesting c. interest <br /> The comedian we saw last night really ________________ us. <br />a. amusing b. amused c. amuse <br /> I think flying in an airplane is a _______________ experience.<br />a. terrifying b. terrified c. terrify<br />
  11. 11. Relative Clauses What’s this?<br />We use relative clauses (who, which, that) to give additional information about something without starting another sentence. <br />Example: <br />A girl is talking to Tom. Do you know her? <br />Main clause Relative clause <br />Do you know the girl, who is talking to Tom? <br />
  12. 12. Rule #1 who <br />Who is used to join clauses about people. <br />There is an amazing student. She never participates in class. <br />There is an amazing student, who never participates in class. <br />Aby and Jazmin are those girls. They talk too much. Aby and Jazmin are those girls, who talk too much. <br />The teacher is a bad person. He never helps in the lab. <br />The teacher is a bad person, who never helps in the lab. <br />
  13. 13. Rule #2 that <br />That is used to join clauses about people or things. <br />Vero is a punctual girl. She always comes early. Vero is a punctual girl, that/who always comes early. <br />General Teran is a relaxing town. It has three squares. <br />General Teran is a relaxing town , that/which has three squares.<br />Teacher Dago is an excellent principal. He is very friendly. <br />Teacher Dago is an excellent principal, that/who is very friendly. <br />
  14. 14. Rule #3 which<br />Which is used to join clauses about things. <br />Interchange is a good book. It has three sections. Interchange is a good book which has three sections.<br /> Televisa has created many programs. They are over the world. <br />Televisa has created many programs, which are over the world. <br />The high school has two smart classrooms. They are used by the teachers. <br />The high school has two smart classrooms, which are used by the teachers. <br />
  15. 15. JOIN THESE STATEMENTS USING RELATIVE CLAUSES. (WHO, WHICH , THAT) <br />There is the boy. He broke the window. __________________________________________________________________   <br />The film star gave a party. It cost $10,000. __________________________________________________________________   <br />That’s the palace. The Queen lives in it. ________________________________________________________________   <br />You met a man at the party. He is a famous film star. _________________________________________________________   <br />What’s the name of the lady? She was wearing the blue dress.<br />__________________________________________________  <br />I gave her a watch. It stopped after two days. ________________________________________________________________  <br />You’re reading a book. I wanted to read it. ________________________________________________________________<br />There’s someone at the door. He wants to speak to George. ____________________________________________________ <br />Here are the letters. They arrived this morning. <br />________________________________ ______________________________<br />I met Mr. DaSilva. He is President of Brazil.<br />_________________________________________________________________   <br />It’s very spicy food. I don’t like it. <br />__________________________________________________________________ <br />

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