martes, 9 de abril de 2019

Book Reviews 2

Hi,

Here is a page with real book reviews for you to have as an example. You will find them much more longer than what you are expected to write but don't worry since it is for you to have as a model.

https://bookpage.com/reviews/23849-chanel-cleeton-when-we-left-cuba-fiction#.XK0ROuhKg2w

Hope you find it useful

Bett

jueves, 28 de marzo de 2019

The gerund as a noun

Hi,

Here is more information on the use of gerunds as nouns. Let me know if you need clarification when we meet again.😁

Gerunds as nouns

Bett

miércoles, 27 de marzo de 2019

Adjective Order


1. The basic types of adjectives

OpinionAn opinion adjective explains what you think about something (other people may not agree with you).
For example: silly, beautiful, horrible, difficult
Sizesize adjective, of course, tells you how big or small something is.
For example: large, tiny, enormous, little
AgeAn age adjective tells you how young or old something or someone is.
For example: ancient, new, young, old
Shapeshape adjective describes the shape of something.
For example: square, round, flat, rectangular
Colourcolour adjective, of course, describes the colour of something.
For example: blue, pink, reddish, grey
OriginAn origin adjective describes where something comes from.
For example: French, lunar, American, eastern, Greek
Materialmaterial adjective describes what something is made from.
For example: wooden, metal, cotton, paper
Purposepurpose adjective describes what something is used for. These adjectives often end with “-ing”.
For example: sleeping (as in “sleeping bag”), roasting (as in “roasting tin”)

2. Some examples of adjective order

OpinionSizeAgeShapeColourOriginMaterialPurpose
asillyyoungEnglishman
ahugeroundmetalbowl
asmallredsleepingbag
  1. Which is the correct order?
    1.   a new steel carving knife
    2.   a carving steel new knife
    3.   a new carving steel knife
    4.   a steel new carving knife
  2. Which is the correct order?
    1.   a blue beautiful sailing boat
    2.   a sailing beautiful blue boat
    3.   a beautiful blue sailing boat
    4.   a blue sailing beautiful boat
  3. Which is the correct order?
    1.   a Japanese small serving bowl
    2.   a small serving Japanese bowl
    3.   a serving small Japanese bowl
    4.   a small Japanese serving bowl
  4. Which is the correct order?
    1.   an exciting French new band
    2.   an new French exciting band
    3.   a French new exciting band
    4.   an exciting new French band
  5. Which is the correct order?
    1.   a bit plastic red hat
    2.   a plastic big red hat
    3.   a big red plastic hat
    4.   a red big plastic hat
  6. Which is the correct order?
    1.   a small Canadian thin lady
    2.   a thin small Canadian lady
    3.   a small thin Canadian lady
    4.   a Canadian small thin lady
  7. Which is the correct order?
    1.   an old cotton dirty tie
    2.   a dirty cotton old tie
    3.   a dirty old cotton tie
    4.   a cotton dirty old tie
  8. Which is the correct order?
    1.   an old square wooden table
    2.   a square wooden old table
    3.   an old wooden square table
    4.   a wooden old square table