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Adjectives are words that describe ______ and _______.
(Red) nose, (gold) ring. (...?)
(More) sugar, (little) effort.
(Second) chance, (those) chocolates. (...?)
(Several) chances, (six) books. (...?)
common, proper, compound, articles, indefinite.
There are five kinds of adjectives. ________, _______, ________, _________, and _________.
Common adjectives describe _______ or ________.
Proper adjectives are formed from ________ ______.
more than one word
Compound adjectives are made up of ____ _____ _____ _____.
a, an, the
The three articles are ____, ____, and ____.
(The) is called a ________ ________ because it refers to a specific thing.
(A) and (an) are called _________ ________ because they refer to general things.
__________ ___________ don't specify the specific amount of something.
Use an adjective to describe a ______ or a ________.
Use _________ _________ to make your writing more specific and descriptive.
Use an adjective after a ________ ____.
A linking verb connects a _______ with a _________ word.
the most common linking verbs
be (is, am, are, was, were, and so on), seem, appear, look, feel, smell, sound, taste, become, grow, remain, stay, and turn are:
__________ __________ are adjectives seperated from the noun/pronoun by a linking verb.
Predicate adjectives describe the _________ of the sentence.
subject, object, predicate
Every ideal sentence should have the _______, _______, and ________.
A lot of sentences include only the ________ and the _________/verb phrase.
The _______ in a sentence refers to the doer of the action.
The part of a sentence or clause containing the verb or action word is the _________.
The ________ always refers (to which or to what and whom) the action is being done to.
The _________ refers to the main topic of the sentence. It is (the who, the what, and the where).
The ________ is always part of the predicate. It always answers the (what) question that the predicate asks.
(The direct, the indirect, and the prepositional) are three types of an _________.
They accused her (of theft) - (type of object)
Andrea ate (the pie) - (type of object)
They all went (to the steak house) - (type of object).
(A determinerless noun phrase, a determiner phrase, a gerund, an infinitive; a full clause introduced by the complement 'that', and a direct quotation) are types of a ________.
a determinerless noun phrase
(Music) heals the soul - (type of subject).
a determiner noun phrase
(A large bird) swooped down to snatch its meal - (type of subject).
(Swimming) requires synergy of the mind and other elements. (type of subject)
The to-infinitive of the verb learn is ___ _____.
The bare infinitive of 'to learn' is _________.
If a group of words containing a subject and verb acts as an adjective, it is called an _________ ________.
If an adjective clause is stripped of its subject and verb, the resulting modifier becomes an _________ _______.
When __________ ___________, such as (something, someone, and anybody), are modified by an adjective, the adjective comes after the pronoun.
There are certain adjectives in combination with certain words, are always _____________.
The difference between gerunds and present participles is that gerunds function as _______ and present participles function as _________.
____________ ____________ tell (how much) and can be definite or indefinite.
An _________ __________ is simply that; the opinion of the speaker and it is purely subjective.
Some adjectives describe the ____ of an object.
Old, antique, young, youthful, recent, modern, elderly, and baby.
_____ ________ are another example of descriptive adjectives.
Purple, white, brownish, pastel, tanned, dark-blue, and yellow.
Canadian, Indian, Swiss, Spanish, lunar, polar, southern, and Californian.
Cotton, polyester, glass, plastic, china, metal, steel, and wooden.
Work, fishing, sleeping, racing, walking, folding, swinging, and cooking.
A ________ adjective is part of the _________ of a sentence and describes the subject. Most descriptive adjectives can become __________ adjectives.
Unfortunately, luckily, of course, naturally, on the whole, in short, to be precise.
The weather (was cold all week).
___________ can be used as nouns, adjectives, or adverbs.
(My sister, who is much older than I am), is an engineer.
conditional clause (or if clause)
If Mary had arrived on time, we would have caught the train.
(Very) strange, (extremely) disappointed, (absolutely) amazing.
__________ can be used to indicate the purpose or intention of an action (where the 'to' has the same meaning as 'in order to' or 'so as to').
___________ are sometimes used as the subject of the sentence.
___________ can be used with nouns or pronouns, to indicate what something can be used for, or what is to be done with it.
simple past perfect
He told me that he (had left) his suitcases at the airport.
When I arrived, they (were sitting) in the garden.
non-defining relative clause
A __-________ ________ ______ adds extra information to the sentence.
Adjectives usually come ______ the noun.
__________ __________ can come after the noun in fixed expressions.
Some adjectives ending in (ible) or (able) can come after the noun they ________.
Adjectives, indefinite pronouns
__________ are always placed after ____________ ____________ such as: (something, everything, anything, nothing, somebody, everybody, somewhere, etc).
The superlative adjective suffix is _____.
The comparative adjective suffix is ______.
The order for compound adjective phrases is ___________ then __________.
The order for descriptive adjective phrases is ___________ then __________.
We use some __________ only after a link verb.
_____ _____ can't be used with 'very'.
Use the __________ __________ (a, an) when presenting new information.
Use the ___________ __________ (the) when knowledge is shared.