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Bored or-boring


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Bored or-boring

  1. 1. Blah, blah, blah… … Mmmmmmm Tom Bob • What is happening in this picture? • What do you think Tom is thinking? Bob?
  2. 2. I am SO not interested! Wow, I’m so interesting! He is boring me to death! What I’m saying is really interesting! Would someone please just get me out of here?! He’s interested in what I’m saying! Tom Bob Have you ever been in a situation like this?
  3. 3. Emotion Verbs  Adjectives • There are many verbs which have to do with emotions or feelings, such as: excite interest amaze irritate horrify • Many of these verbs can be modified to form adjectives.
  4. 4. -ing and –ed pairs There are many pairs of adjectives derived from such verbs, for example: exciting interesting amazing irritating horrifying excited interested amazed irritated horrified
  5. 5. What’s the difference? When we talk about emotions or feelings, we divide people or things into two categories, based on whether they • cause the emotion (the “Source”) or • experience the emotion (the “Experiencer”)
  6. 6. Source • A Source can be a thing or a person. • When we talk about a Source, we use the –ing form. The contortionist was amazing.
  7. 7. Experiencer • An Experiencer is usually a person. • An Experiencer experiences the emotion or feeling. • An Experiencer is affected by the Source. • When we talk about an Experiencer, we use the –ed form.
  8. 8. The children were amazed by the contortionist. Source Experiencers
  9. 9. frighten The movie is ________________. The girls are ________________.
  10. 10. frighten • The movie is frightening . frightened . (Source) • The girls are (Experiencers)
  11. 11. amuse This family is ________________. The TV show is ______________.
  12. 12. amuse This family is amused . amusing . (Experiencers) The TV show is (Source)
  13. 13. fascinate Julian Beever’s street art is ____________. I am ________ by Julian Beever’s street art.
  14. 14. fascinate Julian Beever’s street art is fascinating . (Source) I am fascinated by Julian Beever’s street art. (Experiencer)
  15. 15. frustrate The woman is _______________. The computer is _____________.
  16. 16. frustrate The woman is frustrated . frustrating . (Experiencer) The computer is (Source)
  17. 17. excite What is so ___________? These people are really _________.
  18. 18. excite What is so _exciting ? (Source) These people are really __excited . (Experiencers)
  19. 19. bore This teacher is ________. These students are _________.
  20. 20. bore This teacher is boring . (Source) These students are (Experiencers) bored .
  21. 21. Of course, maybe the teacher is bored, too!
  22. 22. Your turn Make up a pair of sentences using this verb and picture: confuse
  23. 23. Your turn Make up a pair of sentences using this verb and picture: terrify