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G.23 - Adjectives

How does it taste? Food Adjectives

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Food - One of my favourite things in the world. With most of us able to taste food from all corners of the globe, there needs to be a lot of adjectives to describe what we are tasting. In the following sentences, can you guess which adjective should be used?
Lesson by Caroline

Let us know what your favourite food is by posting your comments below...

Nationality Adjectives

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Country V. Nationality

A common mistake made by English learners is to confuse the nationality adjective with the name of the country a person is from. The rule is as follows:

I'm from + name of country: "I'm from Russia."
I' m + nationality adjective: "I'm Russian."

Are you describing the person or are you talking about the place?

In the following sentences can you choose which alternative you need? Good luck!

Lesson by Caroline.

The Beauty in Ugly - Pre Intermediate Level Listening

Average: 3.6 (18 votes)

Both, neither, either? Pre-Intermediate Level

Average: 3.7 (52 votes)

Adjective or Adverb? Elementary Level

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These two groups of words are often confused because they look and sound very similar. For example the adverb of quick is quickly. Remember,
Adverbs describe a VERB.
Adjectives describe a NOUN.

As a general rule to change an adjective to an adverb we add ‘ly’ and these are the adverbs we will focus on today. In the following sentences do we need an adjective or an adverb?

Today's lesson is by Caroline

Personality Adjectives Scramble for Elementary Level

Average: 3.1 (8 votes)

There are so many different ways we can describe people and their personalities. There are eight personality adjectives in the following text but the letters are all mixed up. Read the text then unscramble the letters to make the correct adjectives and put them in the boxes. Good luck!

7 Personality Adjectives

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Have you ever described yourself in one word? What word would you use to describe yourself? Personality adjectives are useful for talking about our characters or the characters of people we know.

Here are seven personality adjectives for you to learn. Do any of these describe you?

ambitious

A person who has a strong wish to be successful, powerful or rich is ambitious.

Like and As

Average: 3.6 (47 votes)

When we want to talk about two things that are similar or the same we can use like and as.

To stop you getting confused when you use them remember these rules:

Like

Like is used as a preposition and should be followed by a noun:

What are Demonstrative Adjectives?

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We use demonstrative adjectives to point out specific people or things.

This and that

This and that modify singular nouns.

This is used to point out something that is near by:
"This book I'm holding is very old."

Adjectives for transport Level: Elem / Pre-Int

Average: 3.3 (11 votes)

Read the descriptions and choose the correct adjectives from the list that have the same meaning.

Good luck, guys!

unreliable / empty / comfortable / dangerous / reliable / crowded / safe / /fast / slow / uncomfortable
 

Now use these words and your own to describe your experiences with transport in your area. How do you travel around your town? Do you have good public transport? What are the roads/traffic like?