• Like
Bárbara_Junior Henrique_Paulo Fernando e Stephanie _Adjectives completar
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Bárbara_Junior Henrique_Paulo Fernando e Stephanie _Adjectives completar

  • 826 views
Uploaded on

 

More in: Technology , Education
  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Be the first to comment
    Be the first to like this
No Downloads

Views

Total Views
826
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
1

Actions

Shares
Downloads
18
Comments
0
Likes
0

Embeds 0

No embeds

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
    No notes for slide

Transcript

  • 1. ADJECTIVES Giving Information about People and Things
  • 2. Adjectives – 1
    • 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.
    • … a new idea.
    • … a new creative idea.
    • Ideas there are important .
  • 3. Adjectives – 2
    • The form of an adjective does not change : you use the same form for singular and plural.
    • The next good plac e was forty-five miles further on.
    • Good plac es to fish were hard to find.
  • 4. Adjectives – 3
    • When the adjective information is not the main purpose of a statement, they are placed in front of a noun .
    • Hot Coffee.
    • She had a beautiful smile.
  • 5. Adjectives – 4
    • 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 .
    • I’m cold .
    • She became ill .
  • 6. Adjectives – 5
    • There is a large group of adjectives which identifies qualities that someone or something has. These are called qualitative adjectives .
    • … a sad story.
    • … a small child.
    • I think it would be wise to give up.
  • 7. Adjectives – 6
    • There is another large group of adjectives which identifies someone or something as a member of a class. These are called the classifying adjectives .
    • … financial help.
    • … abdominal pains.
    • … a medieval manuscript.
    • … my daily shower.
  • 8. Adjectives - 7
    • There is a small group of adjectives which identifies the colour of something. They are called colour adjectives .
    • … her blue eyes.
    • … a red balloon.
    • The scarlet letter.
  • 9. Adjectives - 8
    • Another small group of adjectives are used to emphasize feelings or things you are talking about. These adjectives are called emphasizing adjectives .
    • He made me feel like a complete idiot.
    • Some of it was absolute rubbish.
  • 10. Adjectives - 9
    • 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.
    • The following brief description…
    • … certain basic human qualities.
  • 11. Adjectives - 10
    • 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 .
    • … a very convincing example.
    • A surprising number of men stay bachelors.
    • … a warm welcoming smile.
  • 12. Adjectives - 11
    • 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.
    • Was it a broken bone?
    • … a disappointed man.
    • … sophisticated electronic devices.
  • 13. Adjectives - 12
    • Compound adjectives are made up of two or more words, usually written with hyphens between them.
    • … one-way traffic.
    • … a part-time job.
    • … a good-looking girl.
  • 14. Adjectives
    • This is a short explanation about the adjectives.
    • I hope you like it!