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Prac ice Exercise # 4
Fi i each b a wi h he c rrec adjec ive f
ua i y ch se fr m h se w rds i he
brac e s.
Exam e : We saw ma y clouds in the sky.
(much ; many)
N w ry hese:
( ) They cooked ________________ food for
everyone. (all ; enough)
( ) There is __________ grass in the lawn.
(some ; few)
( ) We saw ___________ water in the drain.
(much ; several)
( ) There isn't ____________ time before the
match starts. (much ; whole)
( ) Our ____________ class will go on a field trip,
next week. (half ; whole)
(6) Daddy left ______________ tea in his cup.
(some ; great)
(7) Merle showed _____________ courage when
she lost the race. (whole ; great)
( ) We do not have __________ time to do that.
(few ; much)
3. ADJECTIVES f NUMBER, i e Adjec ives f
Qua i y a swer he ues i H w ma y/
H w much BUT Adjec ives f Number i dica e
he exac umber f ers s r hi gs.
• Adjec ives f Number ca ONLY be used f r
c u ab e i ems.
N.B. I he se e ce There is s me dus
he ab e , dus is a u c u ab e u a d
s s me here, wi be a adjec ive f ua -
i y. H wever, i he se e ce There were
s me i e s ayi g i he r m , i e s
are c u ab e a d s s me here wi be ca ed
a adjec ive f umber.
Rei f rceme Exercise #
Wri e Q (Adjec ive f Qua i y) r N (Ad-
jec ive f Number) describe each u der i ed
w rd i he f wi g se e ces.
Exam e: There isn't much dirt on the floor. (Q)
N w ry hese:
( ) The firs student who reaches the line will
get the pri e. ( )
( ) Denise used s me flour to make her cake.
( ) Severa students were in the hall. (
( ) We want s me water, please. (
( ) Ma y chairs had been placed in the hall.
(6) There were ma y weeds in the garden.
(7) Martin owns severa pairs of shoes.
( ) There is s me sand in the box.
4. DEMONSTRATIVE ADJECTIVES i u he
ar icu ar ers r hi g ha is bei g a ed
ab u . These adjec ives a swer he ues i
Which a d i c ude his, ha (Si gu ar
f rms) a d hese a d h se (P ura f rms).
F r exam e, This dog is mine; These flowers
are yours. Here, his a d hese indicate some-
thing that is near the speaker. In the examples,
"Tha bag is mine" and " Th se blouses are
quite beautiful", ha a d h se refer to things
that are some distance away.
Prac ice Exercise # 5 (Refer he e, ab ve)
Circ e he dem s ra ive adjec ives
i he f wi g se e ces
. Put these books on the table, please.
. This girl is a very good netball player.
. Hand me that shovel, please.
. Those plums were very sweet.
. This boy is my cousin.
Usi g dem s ra ive adjec ives
Prac ice Exercise # 6 (Refer he e, ab ve)
Fi i he b a s wi h he c rrec dem s ra-
ive adjec ives
_______________ pen is mine but ha pencil
. These books are expensive but
. Tha boy is my brother but ____________
boy is my cousin.
. Can you put h se chairs in ___________ cor-
ner, over there
____________ mango here is sweeter than
5. INTERROGATIVE ADJECTIVES i c ude
Wha ; Which a d Wh se a d
are used wi h u s as ues i s.
Exam es : (a) Wh se hat is this (b) Which
route should we take (c) Wha kind of movie is
Prac ice Exercise # 7
Fi i he b a s wi h he m s sui ab e i err ga-
ive adjec ives.
_____________ ime is i
______________ frui d y u refer
_____________ way sha we g
_______________ shir is his
____________ i d f ers is she
Rei f rceme Exercise # 2 ( Based 5, ab ve )
Ch se ONE f he w rds fr m he brac e s
c rrec y c m e e each f he f wi g se e ces.
Many people love her for she is a ge er us person.
(se fish ; ge er us).
N w d hese :
. I had a _________________ drink for lunch.
(r ugh ; frui )
. The men had built a ______________ wall.
(c cre e ; wa er)
. There were _______________ people sitting in
the room. (a y ; s me)
______________ piece of melon do you prefer
(Which ; Wha )
. There were _____________ birds in the cage.
(much ; ma y)
______ lunch kit in the corner over there, is hers.
(Tha ; This)
________________ handkerchief is this
(Wh se ; Wha )
___________of the chairs were already occupied.
(N e ; Severa )
. Mummy had used _______________ of the flour.
(m s ; ma y)
. This salad was tasty but ______________ pie is
even more delicious. (which ; ha )
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