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A symphony of adjectives

adjectives

•→Adjectives … lists ⇒[01] ⇔ [02]⇐ //  •→Top 500 AdjectivesYY

 QUIZ #1 ⇔ QUIZ #2 ⇐

∞  Collocations… Click on ⇒facilities⇐Find the odd one out.

Φ   Opposites … ⇒ [01] ⇔ [02] ⇔ [03] ⇔ [04]

•→Softening ⇐[quizzes]

If you use a negative adjective, it can sound aggressive and insulting. It is often much better to use not very plus a positive adjective.

Θ  Tactful criticism_Expand your range of ⇒ADJECTIVES⇐ [task]
¤  Comparative & Superlative forms …⇒[01][02][03]⇐

•→Big & small differences⇐ “as … as…”

•  Quizzes  .  .  .    →[01]←    /    →[02]←

AdjectiveOrder

· · ·   -ed  / -ing  adjectives   ⇐

¶  Participial adjectives … →[01]← / →[02]← /  •→Task←[Cambridge]

Quizzes . . . ⇒[01] ⇔ [02] ⇔ [03] [04]

∞  Expressing your own attitudes & reactions ⇐ [task]
♦  Extreme adjectives  ↓  “very” vs. “absolutely”

• Gradable & Ungradable adjectives:  →[01]←  / →[02]←

[quiz 01] ⇔ [quiz 02][quiz 03] 

∞ Collocations with  ⇓  ‘absolutely’ & ‘completely’

absolutely

double-comparatives

∞  Adjective Pairs  ⇓  [collocations]

•→ Collocations in use … ⇔ small’, ‘little’, ‘big’, ‘large’, ‘tall’ & ‘high’

∞  Collocations with the adjectives  ⇒  ‘big’, ‘great’, ‘large’, ‘deep’, ‘strong’, ‘heavy’ ⇐

Academic vocabulary →[adjectives used in writing]

traits¤  TRAITS  ↓

Learn vocabulary in this advanced lesson that will help you express the negative characteristics that people have. Is that man at the shop a snob, or is he conceited? Is your sister vain or is she arrogant? ↓

Then test your understanding with the quiz

•→http://www.enchantedlearning.com/wordlist/adjectivesforpeople.shtml

• Negative-personality-traits  →[01]←  /  →[02]←

• Complimentary adjectives  →[01]←  /  →[02]←

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↔  15 Words Only Used To Describe Women ←  [slideshow]

Women are often described using words one would never attribute to men. Whether those phrases are said with good intentions or are back-handed compliments, these adjectives would sound ridiculous and completely out of place if used to describe a guy.

Here are the most commonly used words to describe women, and their generic, gender-neutral male counterparts. Don’t be a bitch (!) and click through to see all the phrases — and their on-screen embodiments.

◊  7  adjectives for describing people  ↓

∞  9  Compound adjectives  ⇓

 … ‘open-minded’  /  ‘closed-minded’  /  ‘absent-minded’  /  ‘laid-back’  /  ‘hard-working’  /  ‘self-conscious’  /  ‘cool-headed’  /  ‘hot-headed’  /  ‘two-faced’

♣   ‘KLUTZ’ + ‘HOMEBODY’ + ‘ARROGANT’  ⇓

virgo-traits

virgo

Virgo ↓  Traits

•→ http://nuclear.ucdavis.edu/~rpicha/personal/astrology/

•→ http://www.2012-spiritual-growth-prophecies.com/personalities-of-astrology-signs.html

nice_help

•→Idiomatic expressions _ feelings, emotions & reactions⇐

◊→  Personality Idioms  ⇓

beauty

♦→ 37 words for describing a person’s appearance  ↓

•→http://www.esolcourses.com/adjectives/appearance/vocab.html 

beautiful / stunning / gorgeous / hot / cute …silhouettes attractive / all right / OK / handsome / pretty / good-looking / interesting-looking /

… no chemistry  /  ugly  /  not very attractive  / unattractive / not my type…not my cup of tea  / have a nice personality / I wouldn’t touch it with a ten-foot pole / nasty / fugly

wikihow.com/Describe-a-Person’s-Physical-Appearance

··· ‘cute’ – ‘pretty’ – ‘handsome’ – ‘sexy‘  ↓ by Philochko 

♣  Three Types of Girls ⇐[by  Philochko]

∞  ‘What does she look like’? ⇔ ‘What is she like?’

¶  Describing people … →[01]← / →[02]← // ⇒[quiz 01] ⇔ [quiz 02]⇐

Paula Goddard  ↑

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