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  1. 1. Descriptive paragraph structures
  2. 2. Adjective are words that describe or modify nouns Types of Adjectives Examples Descriptive Adjective 1. a handsome boy 2. a naughty girl 3. a new watch Adjective of Number or Quantity 1. seven days 2. many trees 3. much noise Demonstrative Adjective 1. this table 2. these children 3. those cars Possessive Adjective 1. my sister 2. our teacher 3. his watch
  3. 3. Positive Degree Comparative Degree Superlative Degree Bold Bolder Boldest Cold Colder coldest Deep Deeper Deepest Early Earlier Earliest Late Later Latest Slow Slower Slowest Weak Weaker Weakest Bad Worse Worst Good Better Best Little Less Least Beautiful More beautiful Most beautiful Expensive More expensive Most expensive Famous More famous Most famous Serious More serious Most serious
  4. 4. Adjectival phrases and clauses describe or tell us more about nouns or pronouns in a sentence  Adjectival Phrases 1. The girl in the red dress is my sister. 2. A man with a lot of money is unnecessarily a happy man. 3. The girl without parents has been sent to an orphanage.  Adjectival Clauses 1. The girl who is wearing the red dress, is my sister 2. A man, who has a lot of money, is unnecessarily a happy man. 3. The girl, who has no parents, has been sent to an orphanage.
  5. 5. Types of conjunctions Examples Sample sentences Conjunctions that show similarity or close relationship and, also, besides, as well as, both…and, not only…but also 1. Kevin and Brian are good swimmers. 2. Tina is not only pretty, she is also very smart. Conjunctions that show contrast but, yet, still, though, although 1. If you hurry, you may still catch the bus. 2. John is smart but he is extremely lazy. Conjunctions that show a reason for an action. as, for, since, because 1. I went to bed early as I was tired. 2. There were punished because they were naughty.
  6. 6. Types of conjunctions Examples Sample sentences Conjunctions that show the result of an action so, therefore, consequently, as a result 1. As a result of her hard work, she did very well in the SPM examination. 2. Kim had a toothache, so she went to see the dentist. Conjunctions that express similarity between two events or ideas. both…and, neither…nor 1. Both mary and Karen are in my class. 2. Neither Peter nor Rahman will be going for the concert. Conjunctions that express choice or, either…or 1. Would you like tea or coffee? 2. Either Tom or Jerry will help you.
  7. 7. Types of conjunctions Examples Sample sentences Conjunctions which link two events that are going on at the same time As, when, while 1. The lights went out while I was doing my homework. 2. Mrs lee fainted when she heard the sad news. Conjunctions that show the purpose of action In order to, so that 1. He worked hard so that he would do well in his examination. 2. We must eat good food in order to be healthy.
  8. 8. Recent research on cold-water immersion incidents has provided a better understanding of the physiological processes occurring during drowning and near-drowning accidents. Current findings suggest that the cooperative effect of the MDR and hypothermia plays a critical role in a patient survival during a cold-water immersion incident. Therefore, the relationship between the two processes is still unclear. Because it is possible to provide an exact reproduction of a particular drowning incident within the laboratory, research is hampered by the lack of complete details.
  9. 9. Recent research on cold-water immersion incidents has provided a better understanding of the physiological processes occurring during drowning and near-drowning accidents. Current findings suggest that the cooperative effect of the MDR and hypothermia plays a critical role in a patient survival during a cold-water immersion incident. Therefore, the relationship between the two processes is still unclear. Because it is possible to provide an exact reproduction of a particular drowning incident within the laboratory, research is hampered by the lack of complete details.

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