logging in or signing up thurs 11/11 sm101 Download Post to : URL : Related Presentations : Share Add to Flag Embed Email Send to Blogs and Networks Add to Channel Uploaded from authorPOINT lite Insert YouTube videos in PowerPont slides with aS Desktop Copy embed code: Embed: Flash iPad Copy Does not support media & animations WordPress Embed Customize Embed URL: Copy Thumbnail: Copy The presentation is successfully added In Your Favorites. Views: 88 Category: Education License: All Rights Reserved Like it (0) Dislike it (0) Added: November 11, 2010 This Presentation is Public Favorites: 0 Presentation Description No description available. Comments Posting comment... Premium member Presentation Transcript Week 11Thursday, November 11Ms. Park : Week 11Thursday, November 11Ms. Park Unit 8 Descriptive Paragraph American Slang : American Slang 3 expressions 1. I’ll say. 2. Don’t I know it. 3. That’s for sure. I agree. Journal Free Writing : Today’s Topic Journal Free Writing Slide 4: What will the world be like in 100 years? Today’s Objectives : Today’s Objectives Learn rules for using adjectives Practice using adjectives Practice writing descriptive sentences Using Adjectives in the Correct Place (p.144) : Using Adjectives in the Correct Place (p.144) I saw a black car. I saw a car black. Which one is correct? Slide 7: Which words are adjectives in this sentence? Angry customers have complained about the poor service in the new restaurant. Remember: an adjective comes before the noun it modifies. Noun Adjective : Noun Adjective the bronzed sun worshippers improved their golden tans. adjectives? bronzed, sun, golden sun is a noun, but in this case it is modifying worshippers. If a noun modifies another noun, it is considered as an adjective. Other examples: chicken soup, bus station, ice cream, rose garden Can you think of other examples? Box on page 144 : Box on page 144 An adjective comes before the noun, but it can also come after a linking verb. my perfect grade OR My grade is perfect. Common linking verbs are listed in the book. Slide 10: Be careful: Not all verbs are linking verbs. How do you know if a verb is a linking verb or not? You can test it by switching it with the BE verb. Example: The soup tastes good. The soup is good. Therefore, taste is a linking verb. Practice : Practice In pairs, write a descriptive sentence including: a linking verb an adjective (more if you like) Correcting Adjectives : Correcting Adjectives Activity 4 Page 145 Circle all adjectives For errors – draw an arrow to the correct place If there aren’t any errors, write C Let’s Check : Let’s Check Activity 4 2. yellow; C 3. old; on the old blackboard 4. best, long; a long letter 5. five, black, police; C 6. great, cold; a great place 7. large, new, one-dollar; C 8. gourmet, spicy, delicious; C 9. rough, stucco, busy, railway, antique; C 10. Egyptian, excellent, ancient; an excellent example stucco wall : stucco wall Adjectives in a Series : Adjectives in a Series When you use two more adjectives in a series: You have to put a comma in between. (not “and”) The cold, delicious, creamy milkshake melted on the counter. 2. But sometimes you don’t need commas. Jeanne's two fat Siamese cats are sleeping on the sofa. But how do we know which one? Comma or No Comma : Comma or No Comma You can do a little test to see if you need commas or not. Change the order of the adjectives. If the sentence still makes sense (logical), you must put a comma. Example 1 : Example 1 The cold, delicious, creamy milkshake melted on the counter. Change the order: The delicious, creamy, cold milkshake melted on the counter. It still makes sense, so you need commas! Example 2 : Example 2 Jeanne's two fat Siamese cats are sleeping on the sofa. Change the order: Fat Siamese two Jeanne's cats are sleeping on the sofa. It does not make sense, so no commas necessary. Homework : Homework Worksheet Write adjectives that describe football. Write 5 sentences using those adjectives (doesn’t have to be about football) 2 sentences – use a linking verb You do not have the permission to view this presentation. In order to view it, please contact the author of the presentation.