Grammar Exercises

Adjectives: Interested or Interesting? (1)

Complete the sentences, adding -ed or –ing.

  1. The basketball match was absolutely thrill_____!
  2. Juliet was very disappoint_____ that she couldn’t go on the trip.
  3. The journey was very tir_____. We were all exhaust_____ when we arrived.
  4. Angelique is very interest_____ in buying the house.
  5. The speech was ridiculously long. Everybody was bor_____ to tears.
  6. He has a very annoy_____ habit.
  7. I will be very surpris_____ if Matt gets the job.
  8. Are you frighten_____ of spiders?
  9. Stop talking about your job! You’re being very bor_____.
  10. I’m a bit conf_____. I’m going to ask the teacher to explain it again.
  11. I would love to visit Japan one day. It looks fascinat_____.
  12. Thanks for recommending me that book on sharks – it was really interest___.

    Adjectives: Interested or Interesting (2)

    Answers 1.  thrilling
    2.  disappointed
    3.  tiring/exhausted
    4.  interested
    5.  bored
    6.  annoying
    7.  surprised
    8.  frightened
    9.  boring
    10.  confused
    11.  fascinating
    12.  interesting