ADJECTIVES

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ADJECTIVES by Mind Map: ADJECTIVES

1. SENTENCES STRUCTURE: 1.-Subject + Linking Verb+ Adjective. 2.-Subject + Adjective + Noun.

1.1. Example: 1.-The classes are small. 2.-A smart student.

2. Adjectives Order

2.1. Number

2.1.1. one, two, three...

2.2. Opinion

2.2.1. nice, pretty, good...

2.3. Size

2.3.1. huge, tiny, small...

2.4. Shape

2.4.1. round, long, wide...

2.5. Condition

2.5.1. dirty, clean, used...

2.6. Age

2.6.1. old, new, ancient...

2.7. Color

2.7.1. reddish, blue, mauve...

2.8. Pattern

2.8.1. floral, spotted, stripped...

2.9. Origin

2.9.1. foreign, Latin, Japanese...

2.10. Material

2.10.1. golden, silver, wooden

2.11. Purpose

2.11.1. smoking, shopping, fishing

3. (-ing) & (-ed) adjectives

3.1. Present participle (-ing)

3.1.1. Cause

3.1.1.1. Example: exciting, boring...

3.1.1.1.1. They are laughing.

3.2. Past participle (-ed)

3.2.1. Feelings

3.2.1.1. Example: excited, bored...

3.2.1.1.1. They are amused.

4. Comparatives

4.1. "Er"

4.1.1. To compare 2 things/people.

4.1.1.1. One syllable adjectives

4.1.1.1.1. big->bigger

4.1.1.2. Two syllable adjectives

4.1.1.2.1. spicy->spicier

4.1.1.3. Three or more syllable adjectives

4.1.1.3.1. <-more+ adjectives: <-less + adjectives:

5. Superlatives

5.1. "Est"

5.1.1. To compare 3 or more things/ people.

5.1.1.1. One syllable word

5.1.1.1.1. big->biggest

5.1.1.2. Two syllable word

5.1.1.2.1. spicy->spiciest

5.1.1.3. Three or more syllable word

5.1.1.3.1. <-most+ adjectives: <-least + adjectives:

6. The Adjectives describe:

6.1. 1.-NOUNS

6.1.1. Adjectives can describe singular or plural nouns. Example:

6.1.1.1. A diligent student gets good grades.

6.1.1.2. I have awesome teachers.

6.2. 2.-PRONOUNS

6.2.1. I, You, He, She, It, We, They. Example:

6.2.1.1. He is happy.

7. Example: Twenty pretty petite long clean new red lacy French silk wedding dresses.

8. COMPARATIVE SENTENCE PATTERN be verb + comparative adjective+than

8.1. Example: Portoviejo is smaller than Guayaquil.

9. SUPERLATIVE SENTENCE PATTERN be verb + the+ superlative adjective

9.1. Example: University C is the smallest university. University C is the most expensive of the 3 universities.