Grammar Exercises

Adjectives ending in -ing/-ed


Complete the sentences, adding -ed or –ing.

  1. It was an absolutely thrill_____ basketball match.
  2. Max finds his new job very reward_____.
  3. Juliet was very disappoint_____ that she couldn’t go on the trip.
  4. The journey was very tir_____. We were all exhaust_____ when we arrived.
  5. Angelique is very interest_____ in buying the house.
  6. The speech was ridiculously long. Everybody was bor_____ to tears.
  7. He has a very annoy_____ habit.
  8. I will be very surpris_____ if Matt gets the job.
  9. Are you frighten_____ of spiders?
  10. Stop talking about your job! You’re being very bor_____.
  11. I’m a bit conf_____. I’m going to ask the teacher to explain it again.
  12. I would love to visit Japan one day. It looks fascinat_____.
  13. They are going to adopt a dog. The children are so excit_____ about it.
  14. There was nothing to do on the island so we were terribly bor_____.




    1. thrilling

    2. rewarding

    3. disappointed

    4. tiring/exhausted

    5. interested

    6. bored

    7. annoying

    8. surprised

    9. frightened

    10. boring

    11. confused

    12. fascinating

    13. excited

    14. bored

Grammar Exercises

Spot the Mistakes (10)

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Which of these sentences are grammatically incorrect? Correct the mistakes.

  1. Shall we go for a walk later?
  2. The exam was so difficult that anybody passed.
  3. I must to go to the doctor yesterday.
  4. I suggest to go early.
  5. We arrived at the airport at nine.
  6. He was so much tired he fell asleep straightaway.


    1. ✅
    2. The exam was so difficult that nobody passed.
    3. I had to go to the doctor yesterday.
    4. I suggest going early. (or: I suggest you/we go early, etc)
    5. ✅
    6. He was so tired he fell asleep straightaway.