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adjectives and adjectival phrases

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  • 1. ADJECTIVE CLAUSES PRESENTER : SOFEA
  • 2. • Groups of words that acts as adjectives in the sentence • Modify nouns & pronouns • In most cases, immediately follow the words that they modify • Sometimes the subordinating word is excluded in these clauses. • Usually begin with : WHEN WHICH WHOWHERETHAT WHOM WHOSE WHY
  • 3. EXAMPLES : The store manager, who is in charge of produce, inspected the apples. This sentence contains an adjective clause that modifies manager.
  • 4. EXAMPLES : The store where we bought the shoes closed recently. In this example, the adjective clause modifies store.
  • 5. EXAMPLES : There is one place (that) I intend to visit. In this sentence, the subordinating word (that) can be excluded.
  • 6. YOU NEED EXTRA INFORMATION?? HEY, WAIT!
  • 7. Adjectives and Adjectival Phrases
  • 8. How many adjectives can you spot in this paragraph? The tall girl brushed her silky hair. She had just removed the dead spider her obnoxious brother had cunningly hidden between her small bottles of pink nail varnish. She sighed deeply. These stupid pranks would have to end soon. She took her brother’s bendy tooth brush and rubbed it slowly against the peach soap. “He should have fresh breath tomorrow,” she thought.
  • 9. The tall girl brushed her silky hair. She had just removed the dead spider her obnoxious brother had cunningly hidden between her small bottles of pink nail varnish. She sighed deeply. These stupid pranks would have to end soon. She took her brother’s bendy tooth brush and rubbed it slowly against the peach soap. “He should have fresh breath tomorrow,” she thought.
  • 10. • An adjectival phrase can be made by combining more than one adjective: The rich chocolate melted in her mouth. (adjective) The rich and creamy chocolate melted in her mouth. (adjectival phrase)
  • 11. • An adjectival phrase can give more detail about a noun. It can help to answer the questions: a) Which chocolate? b) What was the chocolate like? Example: She tasted the chocolate in the silver wrapper.
  • 12. • An adjectival phrase can come before or after a noun. • Example : She tasted the chocolate which was melting fast. She tasted the fast-melting chocolate.
  • 13. • Can you spot the adjectival phrases in these sentences? a) He realised she was very cruel. b) The boy with the blue sweater walked out. c) The man from Sheffield was innocent. d) The tight-lipped teacher ordered him out.
  • 14. a) He realised she was very cruel. b) The boy with the blue sweater walked out. c) The man from Sheffield was innocent. d) The tight-lipped teacher ordered him out.
  • 15. End Of Slide Thank you! 