Adjectives/Adverbs

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Adjectives/Adverbs

  1. 1. Adjectives and Adverbs Hoad Monument, Oubas Hill, Ulverston, Cumbria, England. View from Chittery Lane.
  2. 3. Adjectives <ul><li>on a wonderful still Autumn day </li></ul>
  3. 4. Adjectives <ul><li>on a wonderful still Autumn day </li></ul><ul><li>through the abundant gold and green foliage </li></ul><ul><li>straight and narrow beams of light </li></ul>
  4. 5. Adjectives <ul><li>on a wonderful still Autumn day </li></ul><ul><li>through the abundant gold and green foliage </li></ul><ul><li>straight and narrow beams of light </li></ul><ul><li>countless old brown leaves </li></ul><ul><li>along a soft, winding grassy path </li></ul><ul><li>in a thick hillside forest </li></ul>
  5. 6. Order of Adjectives 1 Opinion 2 Appearance 3 Origin 4 Material
  6. 7. Adjectives of Appearance
  7. 8. Order of Adjectives Purpose Material Origin Colour Shape Age Size Opinion
  8. 9. Internet Link click on image
  9. 10. <ul><li>A bottle of good, cheap Catalan red wine. </li></ul><ul><li>A cheap bottle of good red Catalan wine. </li></ul>Have you got the bottle?
  10. 11. <ul><li>A modern arch-shaped, rounded sculpture of a figure reclining. </li></ul><ul><li>A rounded, arch-shaped modern sculpture of a reclining figure. </li></ul><ul><li>Henry Moore at Kew Gardens, London </li></ul>Make up your mind!
  11. 12. Take your pick! <ul><li>A long, arduous task. </li></ul><ul><li>A long and arduous task. </li></ul>
  12. 13. Try to describe this!
  13. 14. “ For the Love of God” by Damien Hirst click here for video <ul><li>Art expert Charles Dupplin called the skull “a bold move. This is a spectacular piece and undoubtedly the work with the highest intrinsic value in modern and contemporary art.” </li></ul><ul><li>“ I'm afraid I simply don't understand it! An expensive, well-crafted and ostentatious paperweight, perhaps, but is it art?” asks Joe Bloggs. </li></ul>
  14. 15. Have a go at describing this!
  15. 16. Did you guess? <ul><li>The Angel of the North </li></ul><ul><li>click image to consult Wikipedia </li></ul>
  16. 18. Adverbs <ul><li>I stopped suddenly by the great waterfall. </li></ul>
  17. 19. Adverbs <ul><li>I stopped suddenly by the great waterfall. </li></ul><ul><li>The cascade fell softly on the mossy rocks that bright morning. </li></ul>
  18. 20. Adverbs <ul><li>I stopped suddenly by the great waterfall. </li></ul><ul><li>The cascade fell softly on the mossy rocks that bright morning. </li></ul><ul><li>I gazed happily from the riverbank for a good while. </li></ul>
  19. 22. Adverbs of Manner, Place and Time <ul><li>HOW? </li></ul><ul><li>WHERE? </li></ul><ul><li>WHEN? </li></ul><ul><li>M – Manner </li></ul><ul><li>P – Place </li></ul><ul><li>T – Time </li></ul><ul><li>= e M P T y </li></ul>
  20. 23. Order of Adverbs   before lunch. every morning in her room   Tashonda naps to get a newspaper. before supper every afternoon into town impatiently Dad walks to keep in shape. before dawn every morning in the pool enthusiastically Beth swims Purpose Time Frequency Place Manner Verb
  21. 24. Internet Link click on image
  22. 25. who? what? how? where? when?
  23. 26. She looked out __________ from her window. <ul><li>peacefully </li></ul><ul><li>absent-mindedly </li></ul><ul><li>dreamily </li></ul><ul><li>contentedly </li></ul><ul><li>cheerily </li></ul><ul><li>thoughtfully </li></ul><ul><li>pensively </li></ul><ul><li>uneasily </li></ul><ul><li>nervously </li></ul><ul><li>apprehensively </li></ul><ul><li>anxiously </li></ul><ul><li>hopelessly </li></ul><ul><li>despairingly </li></ul><ul><li>desperately </li></ul>
  24. 28. 1. They’re going to their village by horse and cart. 2. They’re going by horse and cart to their village.
  25. 29. The Flying Scotsman
  26. 30. Think it over! <ul><li>1A) He read his book slowly . </li></ul><ul><li>1B) He slowly read his book. </li></ul><ul><li>1C) Slowly , he read his book. </li></ul>
  27. 31. Think it over! <ul><li>1A) He read his book slowly. </li></ul><ul><li>1B) He slowly read his book. </li></ul><ul><li>2A) He read the Collected Works of Shakespeare slowly . </li></ul><ul><li>2B) He slowly read the Collected Works of Shakespeare. </li></ul>
  28. 32. Put your thinking cap on! <ul><li>1a) I (don’t) like spring flowers very much. </li></ul><ul><li>1b) I (don’t) very much like spring flowers. </li></ul>
  29. 33. Put your thinking cap on! <ul><li>1a) I (don’t) like spring flowers very much. </li></ul><ul><li>1b) I (don’t) very much like spring flowers. </li></ul><ul><li>2a) I (don’t) like spring flowers a lot. </li></ul><ul><li>2b) I (don’t) a lot like spring flowers. </li></ul>
  30. 34. Put your thinking cap on! <ul><li>1a) I (don’t) like spring flowers very much. </li></ul><ul><li>1b) I (don’t) very much like spring flowers. </li></ul><ul><li>2a) I (don’t) like spring flowers a lot. </li></ul><ul><li>2b) I (don’t) a lot like spring flowers. </li></ul><ul><li>3a) I (don’t) really like spring flowers. </li></ul><ul><li>3b) I (don’t) like spring flowers really. </li></ul>(After “The Thinker” by Auguste Rodin) Daffodils
  31. 35. A chip off the old block. <ul><li>They’re very similar. </li></ul>
  32. 36. A chip off the old block. <ul><li>They’re very similar. </li></ul><ul><li>They’re very (much) alike. </li></ul>
  33. 37. A chip off the old block. <ul><li>They’re very similar. </li></ul><ul><li>They’re very (much) alike. </li></ul><ul><li>We’re very much hoping for change. </li></ul>
  34. 38. A chip off the old block. <ul><li>They’re very similar. </li></ul><ul><li>They’re very (much) alike. </li></ul><ul><li>We’re very much hoping for change. </li></ul><ul><li>I’d be very (much) surprised. </li></ul>
  35. 39. A chip off the old block. <ul><li>They’re very similar. </li></ul><ul><li>They’re very (much) alike. </li></ul><ul><li>We’re very much hoping for change. </li></ul><ul><li>I’d be very (much) surprised. </li></ul><ul><li>We’re very unhappy. </li></ul>
  36. 40. What difference does it make? <ul><li>1a) I think of her a lot. </li></ul><ul><li>1b) I think a lot of her. </li></ul>
  37. 41. What difference does it make? <ul><li>1a) I think of her a lot. </li></ul><ul><li>1b) I think a lot of her. </li></ul><ul><li>2a) People who don’t eat vegetables often have bad health. </li></ul><ul><li>2b) People who don’t often eat vegetables have bad health sometimes. </li></ul>
  38. 42. What difference does it make? <ul><li>1a) I think of her a lot. </li></ul><ul><li>1b) I think a lot of her. </li></ul><ul><li>2a) People who don’t eat vegetables often have bad health. </li></ul><ul><li>2b) People who don’t often eat vegetables have bad health sometimes. </li></ul>(Helen Mirren in “The Queen”)
  39. 43. Geddit? (Do you get it?) <ul><li>I paid for my car with my wife. </li></ul>
  40. 44. Geddit? (Do you get it?) <ul><li>I paid for my car with my wife. </li></ul><ul><li>The room needs painting badly. </li></ul>
  41. 45. Geddit? (Do you get it?) <ul><li>I paid for my car with my wife. </li></ul><ul><li>The room needs painting badly. </li></ul><ul><li>I want to buy a rabbit for my son with long ears. </li></ul>
  42. 46. Geddit? (Do you get it?) <ul><li>I paid for my car with my wife. </li></ul><ul><li>The room needs painting badly. </li></ul><ul><li>I want to buy a rabbit for my son with long ears. </li></ul><ul><li>He only died yesterday. (Was he supposed to do anything else?) </li></ul>(After “The Scream” by Edvard Munch)

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