ENG- Participial Adjectives

ENG- Participial Adjectives - ParticipialAdjectives CAUSE...

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 Participial Adjectives CAUSE OF THE FEELING RECEIVER OF THE FEELING alarming frustrating alarmed frustrated amusing humiliating amused humiliated annoying interesting annoyed interested boring intriguing bored intrigued concerning overwhelming concerned overwhelmed confusing perplexing confused perplexed embarrassing pleasing embarrassed pleased encouraging relaxing encouraged relaxed energizing satisfying energized satisfied entertaining shocking entertained shocked exciting surprising excited surprised exhausting terrifying exhausted terrified frightening tiring frightened tired PRESENT PARTICIPIAL ADJECTIVE -ING PAST PARTICIPIAL ADJECTIVE -ED Cause of the feeling or emotion – The present participle serves as an adjective formed from an active verb. Receiver of the feeling or emotion – The past participle serves as an adjective formed from the passive form of the verb. an amusing ride The ride causes the amusement. 1 Participle adjectives
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an amused child The child receives the feeling of amusement. Interesting people will will speak during the 2-day class. (People cause others to feel interest.) Interested people can sign up for the 2-day class. (The people feel interest in the subject.) Boring speakers put their attendees to sleep. (The speaker causes others to be bored.) Bored speakers should find something exciting to say. (The speaker feels boredom while speaking!) Amusing short films are shown at the animated film festival. (The films cause the amusement.) Amused viewers enjoy the short films. (The viewers feel the amusement.) Overwhelming amounts of work are given to University students. (The amount of work causes the overwhelming.) Overwhelmed students end up dropping a course or two . (The students feel overwhelmed.) 2 Participle adjectives
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Participial Adjectives 2 -ed / -ing PRESENT PARTICIPIAL ADJECTIVE – ONGOING QUALITY OR STATE PAST PARTICIPIAL ADJECTIVE – COMPLETED STATE An ongoing state – The present participle serves as an adjective formed from an active verb. A completed state – The past participle serves as an adjective formed from the passive form of the verb. a roasting chicken — still cooking! a roasted chicken — done! Growing children need a lot of food. (Ongoing: they are still growing.)
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This note was uploaded on 01/23/2011 for the course BA 2002 taught by Professor Chan during the Spring '09 term at HKU.

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