ADJECTIVES CAN SHOW DESCRIBE THE
INTENSITY OR STRENGTH OF
EMOTION, OPINIONS AND ATTITUDES.
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OTHER TYPES OF ADJECTIVES
Evaluative Adjectives: an adjective with an
implicit degree of judgement or bias. They may
have positive or negative connotations: the
Descriptive Adjectives: Simply provide the
information: the thin girl.
Emotive Adjectives: are intended to provoke an
emotional reaction from the audience: the
An attributive adjective is used to
pre-modify therefore before a noun.
Examples: „The empty bottle‟; „An
excessively large keyboard. You can
also use the word premodifier
Predicative Adjective: An adjective
used after the noun and verb.
“He is devastated”, “The table is
bare”. You can also use the word
LOOK AT THE ADJECTIVES YOU IDENTIFIED IN
Can you find comparatives and
Are the adjectives: evaluative,
descriptive or emotive?
Are they predicative or attributive?
What are the effects of the adjectives?
How do they represent the ideas? How
do they show the writer’s attitude and
a verb, adjective or
whole clause. They can show how and
when something happened.
E.g. He ran swiftly
Can end in ly.
Uses one word or more than one word.
SPOT THE ADVERBS/ADVERBIALS
Nervously, he approached the fierce
Peter, frequently visits the old store on
The plane flew overhead and scared
away the birds.
He kissed her tenderly on the cheek.
Daniel checks the aquarium on a daily
The boats made their way to the quay
and anchored alongside.
SIX TYPES OF ADVERBS/ADVERBIALS
Manner - the way in which something is done e.g.
Time – when something is done e.g. tomorrow
Place – where or in what direction something is done
e.g. backwards. Place names.
Frequency – how often something is done e.g.
Degree – to what intensity something is done e.g.
Comment – adding an opinion to a clause e.g.
Find and categorise these adverbials
1. Mr Jones ate the burger hungrily.
2. Yesterday, Mr Jones ate the
3. Mr Jones ate the burger at his
4. Happily, Mr Jones ate the burger
FIND THE ADJECTIVES AND ADVERBIALS ON
GMAP the text.
Identify the mode features.
Adjectives and adverbials
1. Types of adjectives
2. Types of adverbials
3. Effects on meaning: representation of
ideas, writer’s authority and attitude, how
they shape the reader’s response?
Identify and categorise the nouns.
Link to lexis-semantics and phonology.
Link to graphology.