• I am bored. I am boring. Are these ideas different? The answer is: Yes, they're very different. This free online lesson teaches you when to use "bored" and when to use "boring." After the lesson, test your knowledge with other similar words.

    Status: Published
    Updated date: Wed, 08/24/2011 - 18:48
  • The present participle is often used when we want to express an active action. In English we add -ing to the infinitive of the verb. Watch this short, clear video to check your understanding and test yourself at the end with the practice questions.

    Status: Published
    Updated date: Tue, 08/26/2014 - 08:03
  • Use this resource to review your understanding of participles as adjectives. Some participles can be used as adjectives in either the present or past form. Look at the examples of the two tenses. Then go through the exercises and choose the right form for each sentence.

    Status: Published
    Updated date: Tue, 08/26/2014 - 07:12
  • A participle is a word formed from a verb which can be used as an adjective. Look at the two types of participles (the present participle (ending ing) and the past participle (usually ending -ed, -d, -t, -en, or -n) and take the quiz to test your new understanding.

    Status: Published
    Updated date: Wed, 06/18/2014 - 12:35
  • This page shows all the spelling rules of adding -ing to a verb. It is basic but very helpful for a beginner.

    Status: Published
    Updated date: Mon, 10/20/2014 - 02:42
  • This page explains how to form and when to use the past, present and perfect participles. There a several exercises for each form. The exercises tell you when you got the answers right or wrong. At the end there is a challenging set of "mixed" participle exercises. If you get these exercises right you have learned your participles well!

    Status: Published
    Updated date: Mon, 12/19/2011 - 10:00


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