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Adjectives

  1. 1. ADJECTIVES
  2. 2. Adjectives ending in –ing or -ed • Adjectives ending in –ING describe a person, a thing or a situation Example: It was a very INTERESTING programme • Adjectives ending in –ED describe how we feel because of a person, thing or situation. Example: I feel DEPRESSED today because the weather is DEPRESSING by Eva Hugas
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  4. 4. Choose the correct adjective to complete the sentences: 1. She wasn’t very good at maths. I was surprising/ surprised when she passed the exams. 2. It was embarrassing/embarrassed to find out that I had no money with me at the supermarked checkout. 3. I enjoyed the Dracula film last night but my younger sister was frightened/frightening by it. 4. The children got very exciting/excited at the idea of the holiday in Greece.by Eva Hugas
  5. 5. Choose the correct adjective to complete the sentences: 1. She wasn’t very good at maths. I was surprised when she passed the exams. 2. It was embarrassing to find out that I had no money with me at the supermarked checkout. 3. I enjoyed the Dracula film last night but my younger sister was frightened by it. 4. The children got very excited at the idea of the holiday in Greece. by Eva Hugas
  6. 6. Some adjectives… A patient person Useful stuff by Eva Hugas
  7. 7. A safe place by Eva Hugas
  8. 8. A crowded beach by Eva Hugas
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  11. 11. a naughty child by Eva Hugas
  12. 12. tiny by Eva Hugas
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  16. 16. dreadful by Eva Hugas
  17. 17. exhausted by Eva Hugas
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  20. 20. Complete each second sentence so that it means the same as the one before. Use the RIGHT adjective form. 1. Most students are frightened of speaking a foreign language. Speaking a foreign language is ________________________________ 2. The meeting was so boring that I almost fell asleep. I was ______________________ that I almost fell asleep. 3. The teacher found her pupils’ exams results disappointing. The teacher was __________________________ her pupils’ exams results. 4. I was confused because the instructions were only in Spanish. The instructions were ________________________ because they were only in Spanish. by Eva Hugas
  21. 21. Complete each second sentence so that it means the same as the one before. Use the RIGHT adjective form. 1. Most students are frightened of speaking a foreign language. Speaking a foreign language is frightening for most students 2. The meeting was so boring that I almost fell asleep. I was so bored at the meeting that I almost fell asleep. 3. The teacher found her pupils’ exams results disappointing. The teacher was disappointed with her pupils’ exams results. 4. I was confused because the instructions were only in Spanish. The instructions were confusing because they were only in Spanish. by Eva Hugas
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  23. 23. The basic types of adjectives Opinion An opinion adjective explains what you think about something (other people may not agree with you). For example: silly, beautiful, horrible, difficult Size A size adjective, tells you how big or small something is. For example: large, tiny, enormous, little Age An age adjective tells you how young or old something or someone is. For example: ancient, new, young, old Shape A shape adjective describes the shape of something. For example: square, round, flat, rectangular by Eva Hugas
  24. 24. Colour A colour adjective, of course, describes the colour of something. For example: blue, pink, reddish, grey Origin An origin adjective describes where something comes from. For example: French, lunar, American, eastern, Material A material adjective describes what something is made from. For example: wooden, metal, cotton, paper Purpose A purpose adjective describes what something is used for. These adjectives often end with “-ing”. For example: sleeping (as in “sleeping bag”), roasting (as in “roasting tin”) by Eva Hugas
  25. 25. Examples of Adjective Order opinion size age shape colour origin material purpose silly young English man small red sleeping bag by Eva Hugas

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