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NameO r d e r i n g A d j e c t i v e s

Order of Adjectives
Weoftenusemorethanoneadjectivetodescribeanoun,andwhenwedo,thereisa
properorderfortheadjectives.Thetablebelowshowstheproperorderinwhichyou
shouldputadjectivesbeforeanoun.


number opinion size shape age condition color pattern origin material purpose NOUN
eight pretty big round old ratty red checkered American cloth waterproof ponchos

Directions:Usethetableabovetopracticeputtingadjectivesintheproperorder.Choosethecorrectorderfortheadjectivesbelow.
Writetheletterofthecorrectlyorderedstringofadjectivesontheline.

Adjectives Noun
1. A)pinkshort B)shortpink skirt
2. A)durable,camping B)camping,durable gear
3. A)big,fat B)fat,big pimple
4. A)clever,old B)old,clever man
5. A)flimsy,red,cloth B)cloth,red,flimsy purse
6. A)German,dark B)dark,German beer
7. A)exciting,young,English B)English,young,exciting teacher
8. A)two,full,perfume B)full,perfume,two bottles
9. A)tiny,yapping B)yapping,tiny dogs
10. A)American,eight,young B)eight,young,American athletes

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