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C17 U10 Project order of modifiers.

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C17 U10 Project order of modifiers.

  1. 1. ORDER OF MODFIERS
  2. 2. ORDER OF MODFIERS Definition of a modifier •A modifier: •comes before and modifies or describes a noun •can be an adjective, adverb, or a clause, or phrase acting as an adjective or adverb •adds information to another element in a sentence •After a determiner and before a noun, usually no more than three modifiers are used •Modifiers usually occur in a particular order
  3. 3. ORDER OF MODFIERS The following table shows the typical order of modifiers used between a determiner and a noun Order Modifier Examples 1 determiner the, your 2 ordinals first, second 3 cardinals one, two 4 opinion nice, easy 5 size small, large 6 measurement short, long 7 condition worn, tired 8 age old, new 9 temperature hot, cold 10 shape round, square 11 color/pattern green, striped 12 origin Japanese, American 13 season/time summer, noon 14 material metal, wooden 15 power electric, mechanical 16 location bedroom, table 17 purpose party, work NOUN
  4. 4. ORDER OF MODFIERS Examples: Order Modifier Examples 1 determiner the, your 2 ordinals first, second 3 cardinals one, two 4 opinion nice, easy 5 size small, large 6 measurement short, long 7 condition worn, tired 8 age old, new 9 temperature hot, cold 10 shape round, square 11 color/pattern green, striped 12 origin Japanese, American 13 season/time summer, noon 14 material metal, wooden 15 power electric, mechanical 16 location bedroom, table 17 purpose party, work NOUN Your second long work vacation.
  5. 5. ORDER OF MODFIERS Examples: Order Modifier Examples 1 determiner the, your 2 ordinals first, second 3 cardinals one, two 4 opinion nice, easy 5 size small, large 6 measurement short, long 7 condition worn, tired 8 age old, new 9 temperature hot, cold 10 shape round, square 11 color/pattern green, striped 12 origin Japanese, American 13 season/time summer, noon 14 material metal, wooden 15 power electric, mechanical 16 location bedroom, table 17 purpose party, work NOUN Your second long work vacation.
  6. 6. ORDER OF MODFIERS Examples: Order Modifier Examples 1 determiner the, your 2 ordinals first, second 3 cardinals one, two 4 opinion nice, easy 5 size small, large 6 measurement short, long 7 condition worn, tired 8 age old, new 9 temperature hot, cold 10 shape round, square 11 color/pattern green, striped 12 origin Japanese, American 13 season/time summer, noon 14 material metal, wooden 15 power electric, mechanical 16 location bedroom, table 17 purpose party, work NOUN Your second long work vacation.
  7. 7. ORDER OF MODFIERS Examples: Order Modifier Examples 1 determiner the, your 2 ordinals first, second 3 cardinals one, two 4 opinion nice, easy 5 size small, large 6 measurement short, long 7 condition worn, tired 8 age old, new 9 temperature hot, cold 10 shape round, square 11 color/pattern green, striped 12 origin Japanese, American 13 season/time summer, noon 14 material metal, wooden 15 power electric, mechanical 16 location bedroom, table 17 purpose party, work NOUN Your second long work vacation.
  8. 8. ORDER OF MODFIERS Examples: Order Modifier Examples 1 determiner the, your 2 ordinals first, second 3 cardinals one, two 4 opinion nice, easy 5 size small, large 6 measurement short, long 7 condition worn, tired 8 age old, new 9 temperature hot, cold 10 shape round, square 11 color/pattern green, striped 12 origin Japanese, American 13 season/time summer, noon 14 material metal, wooden 15 power electric, mechanical 16 location bedroom, table 17 purpose party, work NOUN Your second long work vacation.
  9. 9. ORDER OF MODFIERS Examples: Order Modifier Examples 1 determiner the, your 2 ordinals first, second 3 cardinals one, two 4 opinion nice, easy 5 size small, large 6 measurement short, long 7 condition worn, tired 8 age old, new 9 temperature hot, cold 10 shape round, square 11 color/pattern green, striped 12 origin Japanese, American 13 season/time summer, noon 14 material metal, wooden 15 power electric, mechanical 16 location bedroom, table 17 purpose party, work NOUN Your second long work vacation.
  10. 10. ORDER OF MODFIERS Examples: Order Modifier Examples 1 determiner the, your 2 ordinals first, second 3 cardinals one, two 4 opinion nice, easy 5 size small, large 6 measurement short, long 7 condition worn, tired 8 age old, new 9 temperature hot, cold 10 shape round, square 11 color/pattern green, striped 12 origin Japanese, American 13 season/time summer, noon 14 material metal, wooden 15 power electric, mechanical 16 location bedroom, table 17 purpose party, work NOUN The long hot Japanese summer.
  11. 11. ORDER OF MODFIERS Examples: Order Modifier Examples 1 determiner the, your 2 ordinals first, second 3 cardinals one, two 4 opinion nice, easy 5 size small, large 6 measurement short, long 7 condition worn, tired 8 age old, new 9 temperature hot, cold 10 shape round, square 11 color/pattern green, striped 12 origin Japanese, American 13 season/time summer, noon 14 material metal, wooden 15 power electric, mechanical 16 location bedroom, table 17 purpose party, work NOUN The long hot Japanese summer.
  12. 12. ORDER OF MODFIERS Examples: Order Modifier Examples 1 determiner the, your 2 ordinals first, second 3 cardinals one, two 4 opinion nice, easy 5 size small, large 6 measurement short, long 7 condition worn, tired 8 age old, new 9 temperature hot, cold 10 shape round, square 11 color/pattern green, striped 12 origin Japanese, American 13 season/time summer, noon 14 material metal, wooden 15 power electric, mechanical 16 location bedroom, table 17 purpose party, work NOUN The long hot Japanese summer.
  13. 13. ORDER OF MODFIERS Examples: Order Modifier Examples 1 determiner the, your 2 ordinals first, second 3 cardinals one, two 4 opinion nice, easy 5 size small, large 6 measurement short, long 7 condition worn, tired 8 age old, new 9 temperature hot, cold 10 shape round, square 11 color/pattern green, striped 12 origin Japanese, American 13 season/time summer, noon 14 material metal, wooden 15 power electric, mechanical 16 location bedroom, table 17 purpose party, work NOUN The long hot Japanese summer.
  14. 14. ORDER OF MODFIERS Examples: Order Modifier Examples 1 determiner the, your 2 ordinals first, second 3 cardinals one, two 4 opinion nice, easy 5 size small, large 6 measurement short, long 7 condition worn, tired 8 age old, new 9 temperature hot, cold 10 shape round, square 11 color/pattern green, striped 12 origin Japanese, American 13 season/time summer, noon 14 material metal, wooden 15 power electric, mechanical 16 location bedroom, table 17 purpose party, work NOUN The long hot Japanese summer.
  15. 15. ORDER OF MODFIERS Examples: Order Modifier Examples 1 determiner the, your 2 ordinals first, second 3 cardinals one, two 4 opinion nice, easy 5 size small, large 6 measurement short, long 7 condition worn, tired 8 age old, new 9 temperature hot, cold 10 shape round, square 11 color/pattern green, striped 12 origin Japanese, American 13 season/time summer, noon 14 material metal, wooden 15 power electric, mechanical 16 location bedroom, table 17 purpose party, work NOUN The long hot Japanese summer.
  16. 16. ORDER OF MODFIERS Examples: Order Modifier Examples 1 determiner the, your 2 ordinals first, second 3 cardinals one, two 4 opinion nice, easy 5 size small, large 6 measurement short, long 7 condition worn, tired 8 age old, new 9 temperature hot, cold 10 shape round, square 11 color/pattern green, striped 12 origin Japanese, American 13 season/time summer, noon 14 material metal, wooden 15 power electric, mechanical 16 location bedroom, table 17 purpose party, work NOUN The old green table lamp
  17. 17. ORDER OF MODFIERS Examples: Order Modifier Examples 1 determiner the, your 2 ordinals first, second 3 cardinals one, two 4 opinion nice, easy 5 size small, large 6 measurement short, long 7 condition worn, tired 8 age old, new 9 temperature hot, cold 10 shape round, square 11 color/pattern green, striped 12 origin Japanese, American 13 season/time summer, noon 14 material metal, wooden 15 power electric, mechanical 16 location bedroom, table 17 purpose party, work NOUN The old green table lamp
  18. 18. ORDER OF MODFIERS Examples: Order Modifier Examples 1 determiner the, your 2 ordinals first, second 3 cardinals one, two 4 opinion nice, easy 5 size small, large 6 measurement short, long 7 condition worn, tired 8 age old, new 9 temperature hot, cold 10 shape round, square 11 color/pattern green, striped 12 origin Japanese, American 13 season/time summer, noon 14 material metal, wooden 15 power electric, mechanical 16 location bedroom, table 17 purpose party, work NOUN The old green table lamp
  19. 19. ORDER OF MODFIERS Examples: Order Modifier Examples 1 determiner the, your 2 ordinals first, second 3 cardinals one, two 4 opinion nice, easy 5 size small, large 6 measurement short, long 7 condition worn, tired 8 age old, new 9 temperature hot, cold 10 shape round, square 11 color/pattern green, striped 12 origin Japanese, American 13 season/time summer, noon 14 material metal, wooden 15 power electric, mechanical 16 location bedroom, table 17 purpose party, work NOUN The old green table lamp
  20. 20. ORDER OF MODFIERS Examples: Order Modifier Examples 1 determiner the, your 2 ordinals first, second 3 cardinals one, two 4 opinion nice, easy 5 size small, large 6 measurement short, long 7 condition worn, tired 8 age old, new 9 temperature hot, cold 10 shape round, square 11 color/pattern green, striped 12 origin Japanese, American 13 season/time summer, noon 14 material metal, wooden 15 power electric, mechanical 16 location bedroom, table 17 purpose party, work NOUN The old green table lamp
  21. 21. ORDER OF MODFIERS Examples: Order Modifier Examples 1 determiner the, your 2 ordinals first, second 3 cardinals one, two 4 opinion nice, easy 5 size small, large 6 measurement short, long 7 condition worn, tired 8 age old, new 9 temperature hot, cold 10 shape round, square 11 color/pattern green, striped 12 origin Japanese, American 13 season/time summer, noon 14 material metal, wooden 15 power electric, mechanical 16 location bedroom, table 17 purpose party, work NOUN The old green table lamp
  22. 22. ORDER OF MODFIERS Nouns as Modifiers
  23. 23. ORDER OF MODFIERS Nouns as Modifiers • We often use two nouns together to show that one thing is a part of something else
  24. 24. ORDER OF MODFIERS Nouns as Modifiers • We often use two nouns together to show that one thing is a part of something else The village church (The church is part of the village)
  25. 25. ORDER OF MODFIERS Nouns as Modifiers • We often use two nouns together to show that one thing is a part of something else The village church (The church is part of the village) Noun
  26. 26. ORDER OF MODFIERS Nouns as Modifiers • We often use two nouns together to show that one thing is a part of something else The village church (The church is part of the village) Noun Modifier
  27. 27. ORDER OF MODFIERS Nouns as Modifiers • We often use two nouns together to show that one thing is a part of something else The village church (The church is part of the village) Noun Modifier The car door (The door is part of the car)
  28. 28. ORDER OF MODFIERS Nouns as Modifiers • We often use two nouns together to show that one thing is a part of something else The village church (The church is part of the village) Noun Modifier The car door (The door is part of the car) Noun
  29. 29. ORDER OF MODFIERS Nouns as Modifiers • We often use two nouns together to show that one thing is a part of something else The village church (The church is part of the village) Noun Modifier The car door (The door is part of the car) Noun Modifier
  30. 30. ORDER OF MODFIERS Nouns as Modifiers • We often use two nouns together to show that one thing is a part of something else • We can use modifiers to show what something is made of.
  31. 31. ORDER OF MODFIERS Nouns as Modifiers • We often use two nouns together to show that one thing is a part of something else • We can use modifiers to show what something is made of. a gold watch (The watch is made of gold)
  32. 32. ORDER OF MODFIERS Nouns as Modifiers • We often use two nouns together to show that one thing is a part of something else • We can use modifiers to show what something is made of. a gold watch (The watch is made of gold) Noun Modifier
  33. 33. ORDER OF MODFIERS Nouns as Modifiers • We often use two nouns together to show that one thing is a part of something else • We can use modifiers to show what something is made of. a gold watch (The watch is made of gold) Noun Modifier a leather purse (The purse is made of leather)
  34. 34. ORDER OF MODFIERS Nouns as Modifiers • We often use two nouns together to show that one thing is a part of something else • We can use modifiers to show what something is made of. a gold watch (The watch is made of gold) Noun Modifier a leather purse (The purse is made of leather) Noun Modifier
  35. 35. ORDER OF MODFIERS Nouns as Modifiers • We often use two nouns together to show that one thing is a part of something else • We can use modifiers to show what something is made of.
  36. 36. ORDER OF MODFIERS Nouns as Modifiers • We often use two nouns together to show that one thing is a part of something else • We can use modifiers to show what something is made of. • We use measurements, age or value as noun modifiers. A thirty kilogram potato bag
  37. 37. ORDER OF MODFIERS Nouns as Modifiers • We often use two nouns together to show that one thing is a part of something else • We can use modifiers to show what something is made of. • We use measurements, age or value as noun modifiers. A thirty kilogram potato bag Modifier (measurement)
  38. 38. ORDER OF MODFIERS Nouns as Modifiers • We often use two nouns together to show that one thing is a part of something else • We can use modifiers to show what something is made of. • We use measurements, age or value as noun modifiers. A thirty kilogram potato bag Modifier (measurement) a five thousand dollar platinum watch
  39. 39. ORDER OF MODFIERS Nouns as Modifiers • We often use two nouns together to show that one thing is a part of something else • We can use modifiers to show what something is made of. • We use measurements, age or value as noun modifiers. A thirty kilogram potato bag Modifier (measurement) a five thousand dollar platinum watch Modifier (value)
  40. 40. ORDER OF MODFIERS Be careful!!!
  41. 41. ORDER OF MODFIERS Be careful!!! When the modifier is a noun, NEVER use a plural form.
  42. 42. ORDER OF MODFIERS Be careful!!! When the modifier is a noun, NEVER use a plural form. A thirty kilogram potato bag Modifier (measurement)
  43. 43. ORDER OF MODFIERS Be careful!!! When the modifier is a noun, NEVER use a plural form. A thirty kilogram potato bag Modifier (measurement) INCORRECT: A thirty kilograms potato bag
  44. 44. ORDER OF MODFIERS Be careful!!! When the modifier is a noun, NEVER use a plural form. A thirty kilogram potato bag Modifier (measurement) INCORRECT: A thirty kilograms potato bag X
  45. 45. ORDER OF MODFIERS Be careful!!! When the modifier is a noun, NEVER use a plural form. A thirty kilogram potato bag Modifier (measurement) a five thousand dollar platinum watch Modifier (value) INCORRECT: A thirty kilograms potato bag X
  46. 46. ORDER OF MODFIERS Be careful!!! When the modifier is a noun, NEVER use a plural form. A thirty kilogram potato bag Modifier (measurement) a five thousand dollar platinum watch Modifier (value) INCORRECT: A thirty kilograms potato bag X INCORRECT: A five thousand dollars platinum watch
  47. 47. ORDER OF MODFIERS Be careful!!! When the modifier is a noun, NEVER use a plural form. A thirty kilogram potato bag Modifier (measurement) a five thousand dollar platinum watch Modifier (value) INCORRECT: A thirty kilograms potato bag X INCORRECT: A five thousand dollars platinum watch X
  48. 48. ORDER OF MODFIERS Thank you!!!

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