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Transcript of Adjective Order
Some minor differences of opinion regarding order of adjectives
How many are there? One? Two? Three? 1,659 ?
One, Two, three, several, many,
A few, a couple, thousands of, seven
I have several old music players for sale.
I have one great girlfriend.
Order is important when adding adjectives to describe a noun.
No! : "the American, shinny, big car."
Yes! ---> "The big, shinny, American car."
No!: "The gold beautiful watch is for sale."
Yes! ---> "The beautiful, gold watch is for sale."
No: "young, beautiful, three, ladies crossed the street."
Yes: ---> "Three beautiful, young ladies crossed the street."
What words are an opinion?
Fantastic, Wonderful, Ugly, Beautiful, Stupid, Smart,
Incredible, Great, Lousy, Terrible, Tasty, Comfortable
I ate some tasty, fried Chinese noodles.
I sat in a comfortable, new chair.
This is a wonderful class that you are taking!
Big, Small, Little, Tiny, Huge, Petite, Wide,
Huge, Enormous, Fat, Thin, Slender, ...
Young, Old, Baby, 5 year old, Mature, Teenage,
Round, Circular, Oblong, Rectangular, Square, Triangular
, Blue-ish, Grey-green,
, Ocre, Poka-dot,
American, Canadian, German, northern, southern, Chinese, English, Japanese, Cambodian, Korean
Metallic, Plastic, Steel, Copper, Silver, Gold, Leather, Wooden, Concrete, Glass, Ceramic, Aluminum,
Is the adjective describing a purpose for the Noun?
Fishing Pole, Camping Gear, Physics Teacher, Carving stone,
Present and Correct some incorrect order sentences. Discuss.
Create from adjective sheet
10 or more sentences that contain 2,3 or more adjectives.
Go around room, discuss.
Incorrect Order Sentences