Adjectives МОУ «Гимназия №3» г.Воркута 2010 г.
-able (capable of being) – manageable -ful (full of) – boastful -ic – energetic -ive (capable of being) – attractive -ant – hesitant -ible (like -able) – permissible -(i)an (historical period, etc.) – Victorian -ish (having the quantity of) – foolish, reddish -ly (having this quantity) - friendly -ous – humorous -al – occasional -less (lack of) - careless Suffixes Formation of Adjectives
-able (capable of being) – manageable -ful (full of) – boastful -ic – energetic -ive (capable of being) – attractive -ant – hesitant -ible (like -able) – permissible -(i)an (historical period, etc.) – Victorian -ish (having the quantity of) – foolish, reddish -ly (having this quantity) - friendly -ous – humorous -al – occasional -less (lack of) - careless Formation of Adjectives Suffixes
I’m attracted by this scheme. I find it very attractive. A class of forty can be managed. It’s just about _________. I know I hesitated before agreeing. I couldn’t help being _________. I don’t know where you find all that energy. You’re tremendously ______. This piece of furniture was made in the reign of Victoria. It’s __________. I don’t know how to describe the colour of the sky. It’s almost red, sort of _______. I’ve never met anyone who boasts as he does. He’s extremely ________. What level of radiation can be permitted? How much radiation is ______. The story is full of humour. I’ve rarely read anything that’s so _________.
Polite, happy, glad, complete, grey, honourable, shy, dry, just, free, recent, merry, uncomfortable, joyful, hot, thin, accurate, narrow, real, sweet, right, wicked, yellow, cozy, merciful, bad, fat, cheap, big, clumsy, stupid; far, miserable, narrow, virtuous, simple, regular, expensive, low, deep, sad, significant, bitter, intimate, lazy, old, serious, tiny, clever, little, considerate, good, much, dark, beautiful, dear, fit.
Is your house much (further/farther)? Who is the (oldest/eldest) in the class? Your driving is (worse/worst) than mine. It’s the (less/lesser) of two evils. Have you heard the (last/latest) news? We have no (further/farther) information. Jane Sommers writes (good/well). His (latest/last) words were: “The end”. This is the town’s (oldest/eldest) house. My flat is (littler/smaller) than yours.
I’ve got (less/lesser) than you. Jane is (older/elder) than I am. This is the (more/most) expensive. His English is (best/better) than mine. It’s the (better/best) in the shop. It’s the (furthest/farthest) point west. It’s the (oldest/eldest) tree in the country. She’s my (older/elder) sister. I’ve got the (least/less)! You’ve got the (more/most)!
more kind-hearted (kinder-hearted) more famous the most convenient better-read (more well-read) straighter /the straightest busier hotter the fewest
as… as - так(ой)же… как not so/as… as – не такой… как twice/three times as… as – в два/три раза больше
Jane, Ann, charming. He, I, tall. Michael, his brother, strong. The sitting room, the dining room, large. The ice-ream, the cake, delicious. This report, your report, interesting. Our car, their car, good. His stories, his jokes, funny. Your job, his, essential. Her new hat, her skirt, trendy.
The bus, the train, fast. My flat, her flat, big. His voice, Caruso’s, brilliant. The pond, the river, deep. Your typing, hers, fast. This lecture, that lecture, interesting. This garden, that garden, new. His article, her article, long. Today, yesterday, warm. My cat, yours, naughty.
I have three times as many CDs as Nick has. This TV model costs twice as much as that one. It took me four times as long to get there as it took her. I earn twice as much as she does. This room is twice as little as that one.
half as much/many – в два раза меньше half the size – в два раза меньше half my age – в два раза моложе half the weight – в два раза легче
much - намного far - гораздо a great deal/a lot - значительно a bit/a little - немного
Use a bit/a little/much/a lot/far to complete the sentences. Use than where necessary. Use a bit/a little/much/a lot/far to complete the sentences. Use than where necessary.
How to compare things
the more… the better – чем… тем the same… as – такой же… как than/as me - чем
The earlier we leave, the sooner we’ll arrive. The longer he waited, the more impatient he became. The more I got to know him, the more I liked him. The more you practise English, the faster you’ll learn. The longer the telephone call, the more you have to pay. The more goods you sell, the more profit you’ll make.
Sometimes we use two or more adjectives together: There was a beautiful large round table in the kitchen. Sometimes we use two or more adjectives together: There was a beautiful large round table in the kitchen.
Word order Fact adjectives
Example: An expensive old round Victorian handmade oak table
an unusual gold ring a nice old lady a good-looking young man an attractive modern house black leather gloves an old American film a large red nose a lovely sunny day a nice hot bath an ugly orange dress a little old red car a small black metal box a lovely little village beautiful long fair hair an interesting old French painting
new soft red Italian suede shoes a tall elderly Englishman valuable ancient oval Venetian glass an expensive shiny large brown leather case a nice old square wooden table a modern beautiful large stone cottage an old thin blue porcelain tea cup a handsome tall young blonde man several beautiful old English castles a lot of pretty young French girls my best dark blue silk shirt many young German factory workers
Список источников: English Grammar, Drozdova T., Mailova M., СПб, Триада, 1997 Романова Л., Практическая грамматика английского языка, М., Айрис Пресс, 2008 Картинки: http://www.1zoom.ru/big2/28/178434-yana.jpg http://www.1zoom.ru/big2/12/115180-ilonka.jpg http://www.1zoom.ru/big2/13/115602-YANA.jpg http://www.1zoom.ru/big2/98/177847-yana.jpg http://www.1zoom.ru/big2/28/178435-yana.jpg клипарт загружен с http://freegraphic.ru/pictures/769-kartnki-3d-chelovechki.html Авторская страничка Левенцева Т.А. учитель английского языка МОУ «Гимназия №3» г.Воркуты 2010г.