Interesting vs Interested - English Grammar - Teaching Tips

 

This video covers the difference between 'interested' and 'interesting'. As these two words have a similar pronunciation and spelling, their usage is often confused. 'Interesting' describes the people or things that cause the feeling of interest to someone, for example: Today's lesson about world history is very interesting. 'Interested', on the other hand, describes how someone feels, such as here: I am very interested in learning another language.


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This unit puts into perspective the usage of coursebooks and how its advantages and disadvantages should be put into consideration. It is also of importance to analyze the coursebooks before purchasing and implementing it in the classroom. This can help the students and the teacher alike when teaching and learning the lessons in that particular coursebook.From this unit -14, I have got much idea about lesson materials. In the past, I had many difficulties about choosing the course books and lesson materials. I did not know about the advantages and disadvantages of a new course book and have much idea how to adapt the course to suit with my students’ need. Now, I have got a way how to solve my problems.


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