Adjectives ending in -ed & -ing. Speaking activity conversation questions

This speaking activity uses questions to practise using adjectives that end in -ed and -ing in a natural context. This activity is part of a complete lesson on adjectives ending in -ed and -ing. The interactive exercises for this topic are here. This lesson is part of a complete and free intermediate English course. Register for free here.

Conversation Questions Using -ed & -ing Adjectives.

Use these questions to practise using these adjectives in context. Try to repeat the adjective as many times as possible when you answer the questions.

  1. What do people do on public transport that you find annoying?
  2. What kind of music do you find boring?
  3. What do you do when you feel bored?
  4. What academic subjects do you find challenging?
  5. Do you know anyone who is really charming?
  6. Can you remember a time that you were really confused about something?
  7. Is there any music that you think is depressing?
  8. Can you remember a time when you did or said something embarrassing?
  9. What do you get excited about?
  10. What type of music do you find exciting?
  11. What films do you think are really frightening? What is the most frightening film that you have ever seen?
  12. Can you think of a time that you received some surprising news?
  13. What are you worried about?
  14. Is there any test or exam that you found really challenging?
  15. What music do you find relaxing?
  16. Are you a convincing liar?
  17. What hobbies are you interested in?
  18. When was the last time that you felt exhausted?
  19. What type of food do you find comforting when you are ill?
  20. What food do you think is disgusting?
  21. have you ever received a disappointing present?
  22. What can you do to wake yourself up when you are feeling tired?