Participle Adjectives for intermediate learners
Participle adjectives are the same form as participles with the same characteristics with adjectives.
What Are Participle Adjectives?
Participle adjectives are adjectives that are formed using a main verb.
Types of Participle Adjectives
There are two types of participle adjectives that are named participle adjectives because they look like present participles and past participles.
- Verb + '-ed' (past participle)
- Verb + '-ing' (present participle)
Here are a few examples:
The book is
The present participle is formed by adding -ing to the main verb. Here are a few examples:
The play was
Past participles are formed by adding an '-ed' to the main verbs. Look at some examples:
Participles can be used to show the cause and effect of feelings between people or things. They are categorized into two groups:
- Past participle
- Present participle