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2. 1GANSWERKEY2 CEN OE NR SO 3 4 A M B I T IO U S O DS D E 56 E A R R O G A N T S AG 7 P A T I E N TG ERE 8 R E C K L E S SS9F A I T H F U LV 10C H E E R F U LEclipseCrossword.com 3. Now use the same personality adjectives to complete thefollowing sentences. l Imsureyoullgetareplysoon.Justtrytobepatient.l Sheistryingtobecheerfuldespiteherproblems.l WhenIdisagreedwithhim,hebecameaggressiveandstartedshouting.l Heisverymodestabouthisroleinthesuccessofthefilm.l Myauntalwaysgivesmeexpensivepresents.Shessogenerous!l Heisextremelyambitious.Hewantstobecomeprimeministeroneday.l Hewassoarroganthethoughthecouldnotpossiblylose.l Itwasveryconsiderateofyoutooffertodriveustotheairport.l Heissucharecklessdriverthathehashadtwoaccidentsoverthepastmonth.l Whilehewasill,hisfaithfulservantstayedathisbedsidedayandnight. 4. ADJECTIVESPOSITIVENEGATIVEPATIENTAGGRESSIVECHEERFUL AMBITOUSMODEST ARROGANTGENEROUSCONSIDERATE RECKLESSFAITHFUL LONG ADJECTIVES 5. THECOMPARISONOFADJECTIVESLetslearnsomethingnew! 6. Thecomparisonisused whenwecomparetwopeopleorthings. Theeasiestruleis:addtheendinger toone-syllablewordsandtotwosyllable wordsendinginy,e.g. Fastfaster Easyeasier Big-bigger 7. COMPARISON of ADJECTIVES SHORT LONGADJECTIVE cheap expensiveCOMPARATIVEcheaper (than) moreexpensive(than) 8. Insentences: Comparisonsinvolveatleasttwopeople ortwothings.Weusethan beforethe secondpartofthecomparison: PeteristallerthanJim Thiscarisfasterthanthatone. 9. Longadjectives: Putmore(adverbofdegree)infrontof longerwords,e.g. difficult more difficult interestingmoreinteresting beautifulmorebeautiful Insentences: MaryismorebeautifulthanSally. Thisbookismoreinterestingthanthatone. 10. Superlative Thesuperlativeofawordisusedto comparethreeormorethings/people andtopickoutonething/personasmore Xthanalltheothers. Everestisthe highestmountaininthe world. Itisalsothe most famousmountaininthe world. 11. SUPERLATIVE of ADJECTIVESSHORT LONGADJECTIVE cheap expensiveSUPERLATIVE the cheapest the most expensive 12. Remember: adjectivesarecomparedlikethis: bigbiggerthe biggest easyeasiertheeasiest interestingmore interestingthe most interesting famousmore famousthe mostfamous 13. Irregularities: Certainadjectiveshaveseparateformsforcomparativeandsuperlative,orareinsomeotherwayirregular: goodbetterthebest(thesameisusedforwell,meaningingoodhealth) bad,ill,evilworsetheworst many,muchmorethemost 14. Differentforms Someadjectivesformtheircomparative andsuperlativedegreesintwoways: oldolder/eldertheoldest/eldest farfarther/furtherthefarthest/furthest latelaterthelatest/last nearnearerthenearest/next 15. Notethedifferenceinmeaning: elderbornfirstofthetwo eldestbornbeforetheothermembersofthe family farther/furtherlongerindistance furthermore,extra latestnewest lastfinal nearestclosest nexttheoneafterthis 16. Dontforget: Asas JohnisastallasBob. Yourhouseisaslargeas mine. Notso/as..as.. Thisbookisnot sointerestingasthatone. Thetreeisnot astallas thebuildingover there. 17. Inidioms Asgoodasgold Asfierceasatiger Aspoorasachurch Aslightasafeather mouse Aswhiteasasheet Asbraveasalion Aswhiteassnow Asblackascoal Aswiseasanowl Asblindasabat Aspaleasaghost 18. proud - shy - tidy - quiet - funny- nice - impatient - nervous - curiouspessimistic - friendly - generous -patient - messy-talkative - optimisticsensitive - hardworking 19. Classifytheseadjectives.. LONG DANGEROUSCOMMON AGGRESSIVE SHORT HARMLESSRAREPEACEFULHEAVY TALL SMALLLIGHTLARGEFAST NICEBIG NOISYSLOW GOOD EASY BAD COLDDIFFICULT HOTEXPENSIVEFRIENDLYCHEAPINTERESTING INTELLIGENT WORKSHEET 20. Now.Youhavetowork