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Adjective Word Order (PowerPoint)

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What is the order of adjectives of a long sentence? This powerpoint explains the rules how to put adjective in the right place

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									  ADJECTIVES WORD
       ORDER
 Sometimes we use two or more adjectives
               together:
      Tom lives in a nice new house.
                          1st 2nd
The first adjectives such as
nice/beautiful/good/interesting are OPINION
adjectives.
The second adjectives such as
new/large/round/wooden (age, size, color, etc)
are FACT adjectives.
      OPINION            FACT            NOUN
       (1st)              (2nd)

A     nice          sunny                day
-     delicious     hot                  soup
a     cheap         Indian               watch
an    intelligent   young                man
a     dirty         rectangular          board
a     beautiful     large round wooden   table
two   clean         spacious             rooms
                       Adjective word order
                             (FACT)
              1st        2nd       3rd       4th        5th
(Article)                                                           NOUN
            How big?     How      What     Where is   What is it
                         Old?     Color?      it      Made of?
                                            From?


A           tall       young                                       man
            Big                 blue                               eyes
            Small               green                 plastic      bag
            Large                                     wooden       tables
An                     old                 Russian                 song
An                     old      white                 cotton       shirt
A           small               colorful   French     metal        toys
The         huge       old      black      African    Stone        Statue
A                      1910                German     ceramic      beer
                                                                   mug
              1          2               3         4          5
(Article)   Numer      Opinion          Fact     Where      Noun      NOUN
              al                                 From?     adjunct
                                                (proper
                                                Adjectiv
                                                   e)


            Five    beautiful     residential                        district

those       three   expensive     old           Indian     Evening Gown

                    streamlined
            Two                   brand-new     European Sport       cars
     The order of adjectives
         1st         2nd            NOUN
        SIZE/      SHAPE/
       LENGTH      WIDTH


A   large       round            table
A   tall        thin             girl
A   long        narrow           street




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