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Bárbara_Junior Henrique_Paulo Fernando e Stephanie _Adjectives completar
Bárbara_Junior Henrique_Paulo Fernando e Stephanie _Adjectives completar
Bárbara_Junior Henrique_Paulo Fernando e Stephanie _Adjectives completar
Bárbara_Junior Henrique_Paulo Fernando e Stephanie _Adjectives completar
Bárbara_Junior Henrique_Paulo Fernando e Stephanie _Adjectives completar
Bárbara_Junior Henrique_Paulo Fernando e Stephanie _Adjectives completar
Bárbara_Junior Henrique_Paulo Fernando e Stephanie _Adjectives completar
Bárbara_Junior Henrique_Paulo Fernando e Stephanie _Adjectives completar
Bárbara_Junior Henrique_Paulo Fernando e Stephanie _Adjectives completar
Bárbara_Junior Henrique_Paulo Fernando e Stephanie _Adjectives completar
Bárbara_Junior Henrique_Paulo Fernando e Stephanie _Adjectives completar
Bárbara_Junior Henrique_Paulo Fernando e Stephanie _Adjectives completar
Bárbara_Junior Henrique_Paulo Fernando e Stephanie _Adjectives completar
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  • 1. ADJECTIVES Giving Information about People and Things
  • 2. Adjectives – 1 <ul><li>When you want to give further information about something, than you can give by using a noun alone, you can use an adjective to identify it or describe it in more detail. </li></ul><ul><li>… a new idea. </li></ul><ul><li>… a new creative idea. </li></ul><ul><li>Ideas there are important . </li></ul>
  • 3. Adjectives – 2 <ul><li>The form of an adjective does not change : you use the same form for singular and plural. </li></ul><ul><li>The next good plac e was forty-five miles further on. </li></ul><ul><li>Good plac es to fish were hard to find. </li></ul>
  • 4. Adjectives – 3 <ul><li>When the adjective information is not the main purpose of a statement, they are placed in front of a noun . </li></ul><ul><li>Hot Coffee. </li></ul><ul><li>She had a beautiful smile. </li></ul>
  • 5. Adjectives – 4 <ul><li>Sometimes the main purpose of a statement is to give the information expressed by an adjective. When this happens, adjectives are places after a linking verb . </li></ul><ul><li>I’m cold . </li></ul><ul><li>She became ill . </li></ul>
  • 6. Adjectives – 5 <ul><li>There is a large group of adjectives which identifies qualities that someone or something has. These are called qualitative adjectives . </li></ul><ul><li>… a sad story. </li></ul><ul><li>… a small child. </li></ul><ul><li>I think it would be wise to give up. </li></ul>
  • 7. Adjectives – 6 <ul><li>There is another large group of adjectives which identifies someone or something as a member of a class. These are called the classifying adjectives . </li></ul><ul><li>… financial help. </li></ul><ul><li>… abdominal pains. </li></ul><ul><li>… a medieval manuscript. </li></ul><ul><li>… my daily shower. </li></ul>
  • 8. Adjectives - 7 <ul><li>There is a small group of adjectives which identifies the colour of something. They are called colour adjectives . </li></ul><ul><li>… her blue eyes. </li></ul><ul><li>… a red balloon. </li></ul><ul><li>The scarlet letter. </li></ul>
  • 9. Adjectives - 8 <ul><li>Another small group of adjectives are used to emphasize feelings or things you are talking about. These adjectives are called emphasizing adjectives . </li></ul><ul><li>He made me feel like a complete idiot. </li></ul><ul><li>Some of it was absolute rubbish. </li></ul>
  • 10. Adjectives - 9 <ul><li>There is a small group of adjectives which is used in a very similar way to determiners to make the reference more precise. These are called postdeterminers because their place in a noun group is immediately after the determiner, if there is one, and before any other adjectives. </li></ul><ul><li>The following brief description… </li></ul><ul><li>… certain basic human qualities. </li></ul>
  • 11. Adjectives - 10 <ul><li>There are a large number of English adjectives ending in ‘ing’, many of which are related to the present participle of a verb. According to some grammars they are called ‘ing’ adjectives . </li></ul><ul><li>… a very convincing example. </li></ul><ul><li>A surprising number of men stay bachelors. </li></ul><ul><li>… a warm welcoming smile. </li></ul>
  • 12. Adjectives - 11 <ul><li>There is also a large number of English adjectives ending in ‘ed’, many of which are related to the past participle of a verb. In some grammars they are called ‘ed’ adjectives . The irregular past participles are also included. </li></ul><ul><li>Was it a broken bone? </li></ul><ul><li>… a disappointed man. </li></ul><ul><li>… sophisticated electronic devices. </li></ul>
  • 13. Adjectives - 12 <ul><li>Compound adjectives are made up of two or more words, usually written with hyphens between them. </li></ul><ul><li>… one-way traffic. </li></ul><ul><li>… a part-time job. </li></ul><ul><li>… a good-looking girl. </li></ul>
  • 14. Adjectives <ul><li>This is a short explanation about the adjectives. </li></ul><ul><li>I hope you like it! </li></ul>

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