by Liz Walter
Today, I’m going to write about words and phrases for describing excitement. I’ll start with a very basic point that often causes trouble for learners of English: the difference between exciting and excited. Remember to use -ing adjectives for the things that cause a feeling, and -ed adjectives for the person experiencing the feeling:
Our trip to see the whales was really exciting.
Everyone was excited about seeing the whales. Continue reading “On the edge of my seat: talking about excitement”