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Compound adjectives in English and the ideal speaker-listener

a study of compounding in a transformational-generative framework

by W. J. Meys

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Published by North-Holland Pub. Co., American Elsevier Publishing Company in Amsterdam, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Compound words,
  • English language -- Adjective,
  • English language -- Grammar, Generative

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] W. J. Meys.
    SeriesNorth-Holland linguistic series ; v. 18
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE1175 .M4
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 226 p. :
    Number of Pages226
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5243817M
    ISBN 100444107800
    LC Control Number75315533

    Adjectives Position – Where to Position an Adjective? Normally, adjectives are positioned before the noun that they describe: the yellow ribbon, the heavy box. These adjectives are said to be attributive, meaning they qualify the r, if a linking verb such as be or seem is used, the adjective becomes predicative and can be placed after the noun: the ribbon is yellow, the . Ex. Jack Smith, who studied drama in New York City, was ideal. Random comma rules. Separate quotations from text: "Yo", dad exclaimed Compound adjectives. TEAS English again. terms. TEAS TEST - Science. THIS SET IS OFTEN IN FOLDERS WITH terms. TEAS English.

      What are compound adjectives? A compound adjective is sometimes called a hyphenated adjective. In this advanced English grammar lesson, we look at why there is sometimes a hyphen joining two words. A compound adjective is formed when two or more adjectives are joined together to modify the same noun. These terms should be hyphenated to avoid confusion or ambiguity. For example: Diana submitted a 6-page document. She adopted a two-year-old cat. Get Page and check your text using a unique Contextual Grammar and Spell Checker.

      In this English lesson you will learn and see how we use some difficult COMPOUND ADJECTIVES in English. Please subscribe to this channel and share the video. Compound Adjectives Compound adjectives consist of two or more words that function as a unit. Depending on its position within the sentence, the compound adjective is punctuated with or without a hyphen. When a compound adjective comes before the noun it modifies, use a hyphen to join the adjectives.


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Compound Adjectives in English and the Ideal Speaker-Listener: A Study of Compounding in a Transformational-Generative Framework (North-Holland Linguistic Series, Vol. 18) Paperback – Find all the books, read about the author, and by:   Compound adjectives in English and the ideal speaker-listener: a study of compounding in a transformational-generative framework Item Preview remove-circlePages: Compound adjectives in English and the ideal speaker-listener: a study of compounding in a transformational-generative framework.

Review of Compound Adjectives in English and the Ideal Speaker-Listener by W. Meys. Review of Compound Adjectives in English and the Ideal Speaker-Listener by W. Meys Author(s): Koenraad Kuiper 1 Review of Compound Adjectives in English and the Ideal Speaker-Listener by W. Meys, Page 1 of 1 Book Review Most Cited This Month A Cross-Linguistic Survey of the Grammaticization of Evidentiality Author: Koenraad Kuiper.

English language -- Adjective. English language -- Grammar, Generative. Compound adjectives in English and the ideal speaker-listener: a study of compounding in a transformational-generative framework / [by] W. Meys. - Version details - Trove. Review of Compound Adjectives in English and the Ideal Speaker-Listener by W.

Meys Reviewed by Koenraad Kuiper | pp. – Towards an Analysis of Discourse: The English Used by Teachers and Pupils by J. McH. Sinclair and R. Coulthard. We didn’t put a hyphen between the word old and coal because coal is part of the compound adjective coal-mining.

In general we don’t put a hyphen between two adjectives, including if one of those is a compound adjective. Compound adjectives. A compound adjective is an adjective that contains two or more words.

In general we put a hyphen between two or more words (before a noun) when we want them to act as a single idea (adjective) that describes something. I live in an English-speaking country. English-speaking is an adjective (used to describe the country).

(English) In: English Studies: A Journal of English Language, ISSN X, E-ISSNVol. 57, no 5, p. Article, book review (Other academic) Published Abstract [en] Reviews the book 'Compound Adjectives in English and the Ideal Speaker-Listener,' by W.J.

Meys. Place, publisher, year, edition, pages. ON THE FORMATION OF ADJECTIVE COMPOUNDS: ADJECTIVIZATION OF CLAUSAL STRUCTURES IN ENGLISH AND SERBIAN a review of the book Compound Adjectives in English and the. Ideal Speaker-Listener by W. Have you ever noticed some English words with hyphens between them.

For example: a well-known author an English-speaking country a three-hour movie a part-time job a middle-aged woman; These are called compound adjectives – meaning an adjective that has two or. Noun + Past Participle Compound Adjectives A compound adjective may be formed by noun and the past participle of a verb.

We put a hyphen between the two words, as well. Noun + Past Participle (e.g. wind– powered). My brother is a world-renowned is a student-run views are quite has found a long-lost ive + Present Participle Compound Adjectives. 2, Downloads. Compound Adjectives. Four exercises for practicing the use of the compound adjectives.

Key is included. Thank you!!!. 1, Downloads. COMPOUND NOUNS AND ADJECTIVES. A dictionary exercise in finding as many compound and adjectives as possible. 1, Downloads. Compound words and adjectives review. Start studying Compound adjectives describing a character.

Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test # Compound adjectives > Other English exercises on the same topics: Adjectives | Compound words [ Change theme ] > Similar tests: Comparative of superiority - Adjectives and prepositions - Order of adjectives - Superlative + and adjective - Adjectives-ing and ed - Adjectives.

Adjectives modify perhaps the most common words in the English language, nouns. With a list of common adjective words, you can effectively describe your surroundings in detail. middle-aged English-speaking 6. narrow-minded five-star TEACHER’S NOTES Compound Adjective Practice Activity Type Reading, writing, matching, listening and speaking activity Language Focus Compound adjectives Aim To learn how to form and use compound adjectives.

Preparation Make one copy of the two worksheets for each student. LevelFile Size: KB. Creating compound adjectives. Compound adjectives are made up of multiple words, and, in various combinations, they can be composed of adjectives, nouns, quantifiers, participles, and adverbs.

Sometimes, other types of words are used to join two (or more) others. An adjective is a word added to a noun or pronoun, and generally expresses quality: as, A wise man; a new book; you two are diligent. Adjectives may be divided into six classes; namely, common, proper, numeral, pronominal, participial, and compound.

A common adjective is any ordinary epithet, or adjective denoting quality or situation: as, good, bad, peaceful, warlike, General: Contents • Introduction.

It includes everything you need to get going with the Compound Adjectives in your classroom. This Resource Includes: 1. Detailed Lesson Plan 2. Handout 3. Assessment Rubrics 4.

Worksheets with Answers (11 Exercises) Learning Objectives: • Identify compound adjectives used in sentences. • Recall the meaning of the compound adjective.Fill in the gaps with the compound adjectives in English to complete the sentences below.

The adjectives should correspond to the first sentence and denote the meaning expressed in it. The child behaves well. He is a child. That man dresses in a scruffy manner. He is a man.ENGLISH VOCABULARY PRACTICE: Compound adjectives 1 LEVEL: Intermediate/Advanced Write the compound adjective (from the words below) that best completes each sentence: absent-minded, five-page, long-haired, part-time, middle-aged, old-fashioned, ten-story, three-hour, kind-hearted, brand-new.