Bored & boring (participle adjectives) are often confusing for a lot of English learners. Let’s have a look at the difference between them and once and for all solve the mystery!
Here are the example sentences
Words like bored, excited, interested, amazed, disappointed, etc. describe how a person feels about something. People are ED!
- I was tired yesterday so I went to bed early.
- I’m interested in Jazz.
- Jack was excited when he won the lottery!
Words like boring, exciting, interesting, amazing, disappointing, etc. describe the reason a person has a certain feeling about something. Things (and sometimes people) are ING!
- My job is tiring. I need a vacation.
- I think Jazz is very interesting.
- Winning the lottery is very exciting!
- My history class is boring because the teacher is boring.
Here is the answer to yesterday’s listening challenge question
- When he was a child, Michael enjoyed going to the beach. He still does!
Here are today’s listening challenge questions
- Bob and Tom talked about Jack’s party. Why was Tom surprised with Bobs’s answer?
- How does Michael describe his history class?
Please feel free to write your answers in the comment box below. Also, what music are you interested in?
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