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UNIT 68. GRADABLE AND NON-GRADABLE ADJECTIVES-2

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Transcript of UNIT 68. GRADABLE AND NON-GRADABLE ADJECTIVES-2

Similar Meanings
Emphasise the
second
adjective
In Spoken English
increasing degree of the quality
We can also link comparative adjectives to talk about an increasing degree of the quality described in the adjective.
More colloquially
Thank you!
(Different) Sense Adjectives
Some adjectives have both gradable and non-gradable senses.
This is the end of Grammar Lesson
Therefore,
UNIT 68. GRADABLE AND NON-GRADABLE ADJECTIVES
To exemplify that...
Togrul Narimanbayov's reputation had been rising higher and higher before his death.
Some adjectives have
different
senses when they are gradable and non-gradable.
These are...
common
old
clean
civil
critical
electric
empty
false
late
odd
orginal
particular
straight
To illustrate with examples
Critical moment
for Daniela has started after meeting with the professor Elsner.
Milestone
It was
extremely/very critical
discussion on linguistics.
Which one is gradable?
Which one is non-gradable?
Some adjectives have similar meanings when they are
gradable
and
non-gradable
However
Gradable
Non-gradable
When they are gradable we talk about the
quality
that a person or thing has
When they are non-gradable we talk about the
category or type they belong
to
qualitative adjectives
can be used with an adverb
academic
adult
average
diplomatic
genuine
guilty
human
individual
innocent
mobile
private
professional
scientific
technical
true
Nationality Adjectives
Gradable
Non-gradable
When nationality adjectives are
Non-gradable
we mean that a person or thing comes from particular country
When nationality adjectives are
gradable
we mean that they have supposed characteristics of that country.
We can use
good and ...
,
lovely and ...
, and
nice and...
, followed by another
gradable adjectives
in order to emphasise the second adjective.
good and ready
good and relax
lovely and ...
lovely and cozy
nice and...
nice and
good/lovely/nice
good and proper
good and strong
beautiful
reach
tall
good and
lovely and dry
lovely and sunny
lovely and warm
decent
empty
short
lovely and
bright
clean
cold
comfortable
earlt
fresh
quiet
simple
soft
tidy
warm
nice and
interesting
handsome
exiting
more and more + adjective
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