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1 Prepared by Undrakh Bazaa Adjective orderPrepared by Undrakh Bazaa
2 The use of adjectives is essential when trying to describe a noun or pronoun. Good writers and speakers are able to use adjectives to create clear, mental images for the reader or listener. As you continue to work on your English, don’t be afraid to use multiple adjectives to describe something. When using multiple adjectives in a sequence, you must be aware of the correct adjective order. The proper order of adjectives is listed below along with some examples for each category.
3 Determiners – a, an, the, my, your, several, etc Determiners – a, an, the, my, your, several, etc. Numbers – two, three, first, last Observations/opinion – lovely, boring, beautiful Size – tiny, small, huge, large Shape – round, square, rectangular, oval Age – old, new, ancient, modern Color – red, blue, green, dark brown Origin/nationality – British, American, Mexican Material – gold, copper, silk, cotton Purpose – sailing, swimming, carving
4 Here are some examples: "The interesting, small, rectangular, blue car is parked in my space." "I bought a beautiful, long, red, Italian, silk tie." "My father lives in a lovely, gigantic, ancient, brick house." "I have an annoying, small, circular, American, tin, alarm clock that wakes me up." "Let’s order a delicious, huge, rectangular, pepperoni pizza." "We all love our smart, petite, British teacher." "They all received several dazzling, small, ancient, gold coins." "She owns a stunning, large, old, brown dog."
5 Now choose the correct sentence: 5: My funny, tall, middle-aged, Italian husband. My tall, funny, middle-aged, Italian husband. My middle-aged, tall, Italian, funny, husband.6: a small Canadian thin ladya thin small Canadian ladya small thin Canadian lady7: a big red plastic hat a bit plastic red hat a red big plastic hat8: a wooden old square tablean old square wooden tablean old wooden square table1: An ugly, green tie. A green, ugly tie. A green, tie ugly.2: An interesting, old book. A book, interesting old. An old, interesting book.3: A big, white, wooden table. A white, big, wooden table. A wooden, big, white table.4: A tiny, bent, old, blue, Swiss pen. An old, blue, tiny, bent, Swiss pen. A bent, tiny, old, blue, Swiss pen.
6 Which is the correct order? a blue beautiful sailing boat a blue sailing beautiful boat a sailing beautiful blue boat a beautiful blue sailing boat a small Japanese serving bowl a Japanese small serving bowl a small serving Japanese bowl a serving small Japanese bowl a French new exciting band an exciting French new band an exciting new French band an new French exciting band a steel new carving knife a carving steel new knife a new steel carving knife a new carving steel knife an old cotton dirty tie a dirty old cotton tie a dirty cotton old tie a cotton dirty old tie
7 Put them in right order 1. cat white a small 2. interesting that film German3. red liquid warm a4. some beautiful Spanish songs traditional5. tennis dirty plastic shoes6. lovely the old village7. next weeks three the8. my girlfriends first two9. small interesting Spanish An book.10. A house. small modern beautiful11. cotton funny green A cap.12. rectangular modern picture. An ugly