Harry wants to meet Bindyu's parents but she fears that her family won't like him. Why? Written by Chris Rose.

Do the Preparation task first. Then listen to the audio. Next go to each Task and do the activity. If you need help, you can read the Transcript at any time.

Task 1

Task 2

Sometimes a root verb can have two adjective forms; one ending in -ing and the other ending in -ed. Look at these two sentences.

Bindyu is worried about Harry meeting her family.
It is a worrying situation.

We use an adjective with -ed to describe a feeling.
We use an adjective with -ing to describe something that produces a feeling.


Task 3

Task 4


Language level

Intermediate: B1


its not difficulty as such but about some vocabulary i was doughtful a bit

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what is root adjective?
today episode is very interesting i solved easily.

It could mean a few things, depending on the context - can you repeat the sentence where you found it?
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