For a review of spelling rules addressing how to add –ed and –ing to verbs, see eslprintables PowerPoints http://www.eslprintables.com/powerpoint.asp?id=15583#thetop And http://www.eslprintables.com/powerpoint.asp?id=15342#thetop
For more info on Julian Beever: http://users.skynet.be/J.Beever/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Julian_Beever http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wbYgmGzVooI http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-4806282165812861319# http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hfn8Dz_13Ms
Blah, blah, blah…
• What is happening in this picture?
• What do you think Tom is thinking? Bob?
I am SO not
Wow, I’m so
He is boring
me to death!
What I’m saying
please just get
me out of
He’s interested in
what I’m saying!
Have you ever been in a situation like this?
Emotion Verbs Adjectives
There are many verbs which have to do with
emotions or feelings, such as:
Many of these verbs can be modified to form
-ing and –ed pairs
There are many pairs of adjectives derived from
such verbs, for example:
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”)
• experience the emotion (the “Experiencer”)
• A Source can be a thing or a person.
• When we talk about a Source, we use
the –ing form.
The contortionist was amazing.
• An Experiencer is usually a person.
• An Experiencer experiences the emotion
• An Experiencer is affected by the
• When we talk about an Experiencer, we
use the –ed form.
The children were amazed
by the contortionist.
The movie is ________________.
The girls are ________________.
• The movie is
• The girls are
This family is ________________.
The TV show is ______________.
This family is
The TV show is
Julian Beever’s street art is ____________.
I am ________ by Julian Beever’s street art.
Julian Beever’s street art is
I am fascinated by Julian Beever’s street art.
The woman is _______________.
The computer is _____________.
The woman is
The computer is
What is so ___________?
These people are really _________.
What is so _exciting
These people are really __excited .
This teacher is ________.
These students are _________.
This teacher is
These students are