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The order of adjectives

  1. 1. The Order of Adjectives Unit 5 2nd Bachillerato
  2. 2. <ul><li>When we use a number of adjectives before a noun, they are generally written in this order: </li></ul><ul><li>Determiner </li></ul><ul><li>Number </li></ul><ul><li>Opinion </li></ul><ul><li>Size </li></ul><ul><li>Age </li></ul><ul><li>Shape </li></ul><ul><li>Colour </li></ul><ul><li>Origin </li></ul><ul><li>Material </li></ul><ul><li>Compound ( purpose, type, use ) </li></ul><ul><li>NOUN </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Let’s start adding adjectives to a noun. </li></ul><ul><li>Det + Number + NOUN </li></ul><ul><li>These two tables </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Det + Number + Opinion + NOUN </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Det + Number + Opinion + NOUN </li></ul><ul><li>These two beautiful tables </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Det + Number + Opinion + Size + NOUN </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Det + Number + Opinion + Size + NOUN </li></ul><ul><li>These two beautiful big tables </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Det + Number + Opinion + Size + Age + NOUN </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Det + Number + Opinion + Size + Age + NOUN </li></ul><ul><li>These two beautiful big antique tables </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Det + Number + Opinion + Size + Age + Shape + NOUN </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Det + Number + Opinion + Size + Age + Shape + NOUN </li></ul><ul><li>These two beautiful big antique oval tables </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>Det + Number + Opinion + Size + Age + Shape + Colour </li></ul><ul><li>+ NOUN </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>Det + Number + Opinion + Size + Age + Shape + Colour </li></ul><ul><li>+ NOUN </li></ul><ul><li>These two beautiful big antique oval brown </li></ul><ul><li>tables </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>Det + Number + Opinion + Size + Age + Shape + Colour </li></ul><ul><li>+ Origin + NOUN </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>Det + Number + Opinion + Size + Age + Shape + Colour </li></ul><ul><li>+ Origin + NOUN </li></ul><ul><li>These two beautiful big antique oval brown </li></ul><ul><li>Japanese tables </li></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>Det + Number + Opinion + Size + Age + Shape + Colour </li></ul><ul><li>+ Origin + Material + NOUN </li></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>Det + Number + Opinion + Size + Age + Shape + Colour </li></ul><ul><li>+ Origin + Material + NOUN </li></ul><ul><li>These two beautiful big antique oval brown </li></ul><ul><li>Japanese wooden tables </li></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><li>Det + Number + Opinion + Size + Age + Shape + Colour </li></ul><ul><li>+ Origin + Material + Compound + NOUN </li></ul>
  19. 19. <ul><li>Det + Number + Opinion + Size + Age + Shape + Colour </li></ul><ul><li>+ Origin + Material + Compound + NOUN </li></ul><ul><li>These two beautiful big antique oval brown </li></ul><ul><li>Japanese wooden dining tables </li></ul>

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