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					     Be descriptive:
Expand Sentences with Adjectives
• Step 1—correct sentences
• Step 2—colorful, interesting, vivid, specific




    To make readers see, hear, smell, taste,
    or feel the things you are wring about
1.   Will I do well in all my classes? Will the teachers
     be friendly and fun or stern and boring?

2.   She lives in Edinburgh in Scotland. She lived in a
     very small, cold apartment.

3.   There is a way to help us remember these joys of
     childhood, the fun, silly, imaginary things that were
     once such a big part of our lives: to read children’s
     poetry.

4.   When someone found him in his room, his shoes and
     clothing were wet through and icy cold.
5. In Taiwan, people have two very specially
   and different ways of cerebrating Lantern
   Festival. In the north, they send thousands
   of sky lanterns into the night sky, creating a
   beautiful and peaceful scene of lights going
   up to the heavens.
Make a comparison
• The butterfly has a body and two wings.

• The butterfly has a swollen body and two
  shriveled wings.

• The butterfly has a short, swollen body
  and two small, shriveled wings.
• The alarm clock rang for three minutes,
  and I reluctantly opened my eyes.

• The shrill alarm clock rang loudly for
  three painful minutes, and I reluctantly
  opened my eyes.
• The watermelon was from Taichung.

• The sweet and juicy watermelon was
  from Taichung.
• The place may have dead rats in it.

• The place smells strange and moldy
  and may even have dead rats in it.
• The jacket can help you fight off the
  wind.

• This soft and warm jacket can help
  you fight off the cold wind.
• After the storm, many drivers started to
  appear on the road, trying to go back to
  their families.

• After the violent storm, many drivers
  started to appear on the slippery road,
  trying anxiously to go back to their
  families.
I cannot understand why Hello Kitty is so
  popular wit young people in Taiwan.

• Actually, it just has a face with two circles as
  its eyes and six lines as its whiskers.

• Actually, it just has a plain face wit two dull
  circles as its eyes and six uninteresting short
  straight lines as its whiskers.
Practice A
        The tiny caterpillar was hungry. He
ate some green leaves every day. Gradually,
he wasn’t a little caterpillar anymore. He
became a big caterpillar. He then built a
huge cocoon around himself. One day, he
pushed his way out of the cocoon and became
a colorful butterfly.

				
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