Vocabulary -ed/ing adjectives
To provide a clear clarification of how to differentiate between adjectives with ed and adjectives with ing.
To practice listening for specific information.
Procedure (25-33 minutes)
Students are going to have a hand out asking them to check if they agree or not with the statements. Then they compare opinions in pairs.
students are going to listen to four people giving their opinion. They are going to match the opinions to the statements in exercise 1 using agree, partly agree or completely disagree.
I will give the students a handout of the tapescript to circle the adjectives people used to give their opinions.
After the students finish listening and matching the opinions to the statements. I am going to clarify the meaning, form, and pronunciation of some adjectives through pictures and board work. I will focus on the endings ed and ing and how we pronounce them. I will give a hint that upset is irregular. Students have to know the differences in meaning between adjectives with ed and adjectives with ing endings.
students are going to work in pairs to choose the correct alternative. They are going to read the sentences then choose either an adjective with ed or adjective with ing.
Students are going to work in pairs to discuss how would they feel in certain situations. They are going to use adjectives with ed and ing.