Know when to say "boring" or "bored", or "interesting" and "interested".
To know the difference between "boring" or "bored", or "interesting" and "interested", it helps if you know the reasons for the difference. One comes from grammar: the past participle (PP) (VERB+ED/過去分詞) and one comes from the present participle (VERB+ING/現在分詞). So one way to understand the difference is to think about the grammar roots. But there are other ways:
The present participle is made the following way:
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Learn the importance of the past participle (PP).
The past participle is used with TO BE to make a passive:
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