Bored vs Boring | Ask Linda! | English Grammar

 

This pair of words is often confused by English learners and every English language teacher should know how to make the difference clear. Bored is an adjective describing the feeling when there is nothing to do or when someone is not interested. For example: He was so bored that he fell asleep. Boring, is also an adjective but it describes the cause, the reason of the feeling. For example: The class was so boring that he fell asleep. Keep in mind that only people or animals can be bored, while things, situations and people can be boring. That?s it for today. See you next time!


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all of the topics in this lesson, uch as modal verbs, phrasal verbs and passive voice, are topics that are hard for students to understand and for this reason it's important to understand and manage them clearly, and that way, we will have the ability to explain to the students those things without difficulty; the bettr one understands, the better one can explain it.In Unit 3 \"Theories, Methods and Techniques\" we first read about multiple Theories and talked about their advantages as well as their disadvantages. Afterwards we talked about the ESA teaching method which allows us to be flexible and use theories. E stands for engage, S stands for study and A stands for activate. Each part focuses on a different stage of learning.