This short English conversation demonstrates the difference between the words interesting and interested. Notice that Vicki is surprised when Jay says ‘I am very interesting in this book’. It’s a strange thing to say. It only makes sense if Jay is one of the characters in the book or the book is about him.
Interesting Book Tapescript
This is a very interesting book.
And I’m very interesting in this book.
This is a book about me.
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