Engleză: Exerciţii: Adjectivul

Subliniaţi adjectivele de opinie şi încercuiţi-le pe cele de fapt, apoi puneţi-le în ordine după modelul următor:

a. lace / blue / beautiful / handkerchief

a beautiful blue lace handkerchief

b. a(n) stone / ancient / small / cottage

c. a(n) English / huge / wooden / wardrobe

d. a(n) Chinese / amazing / old / story

e. a(n) American / new / exciting / film

f. a pair of / wire / old / reading / glasses

g. a(n) wooden / lovely / old-fashioned / table

h. a(n) white / linen / Irish / tablecloth

i. a chocolate / large / delicious / cake

j. a(n) orange / ugly / velvet / sofa


Completaţi spaţiile libere cu unul din adjectivele din lista de mai jos, după modelul următor:

devoid, free, certain, inclined, liable, concerned, filled, elect

a. Those concerned with the political implications of the new policy are very worried.

b. The outgoing President was accompanied by the Presindent- ………………..

c. I’m ………………. to think that it would be better to finish this later.

d. These buildings are …………….. to collapse in a strong earthquake.

e. I was absolutely………………. I’d left it on the table.

f. The landscape was completely ………………. of any sign of human habitation.

g. Please feel ……………….. to use the phone if you need to.

h. The ex-prisoner is ………………….. with remorse for what he has done.


Formaţi adjective compuse pentru a descrie următoarele acţiuni şi lucruri, după modelul de mai jos:

a. A walk that takes ten minutes.

A ten-minute walk.

b. A story which is written well.

c. A building which has twelve storeys.

d. A train which moves fast.

e. A student who works hard.

f. An office which has good lighting.

g. A holiday which lasts two weeks.

h. A report which has ten pages.

i. A boy who has straight hair.

j. A woman with green eyes.

k. A dog which barks constantly.

l. A parent that has a broad mind.

m. A table with three legs.

n. A teacher with good qualification.

o. A student who speaks Italian.

p. A workshop which lasts four hours.


Completaţi cu: the + adjective sau the + adjective + people, după modelul următor:

a. This charity provides shelter for the homeless people (homeless) of London.

b. It is important to look after ………………………… (elderly), especially in winter.

c. Ambulances took …………………………… (injured) to the hospitals in the area.

d. ……………………………… (old) in the village are upset about the new road.

e. They are changing the building to make it easier for …………………………. (disable) to get around.

f. ……………………………. (young) in the audience cheered loudly at the end of the concert.

g. ……………………………. (poor) of our town receive food from the council.

h. Christine is a nurse who looks after ……………………………. (sick).

i. …………………………….. (strong) in the group carried the heavy equipment.

j. …………………………….. (rich) can afford to live in luxury.


Scrieţi adjectivele formate de la următoarele cuvinte, după modelele de mai jos:

day = daily

victory = victorious

base

fear

use

beauty

rust

accident

responsibility

affection

life

fool

energy

sun

hesitate

circle

glory

humour


Completaţi spaţiile libere cu unul din adjectivele de mai jos, formate de la un substantiv, după modelul următor:

yearly (year), glorious (glory), climatic (climate), theatrical (theatre), fashionable (fashion), mountainous (mountain), musical (music), friendly (friend), photographic (photography), literary (literature)

a. Julia will help you. She’s a very pleasant, friendly girl.

b. Sweden and Brazil have different weather. They are in different …………………….. zones.

c. ………………… interests.

d. a………………. sunset.

e. I never go to concerts. I’m not at all …………………………

f. She bought a camera and other …………………………… equipment.

g. He makes …………………… visits to his firm’s head office in Paris, usualy in April.

h. a ………………….. country.

i. She could make a lot of money in films, but she is more interested in a ………………….. career.

j. a …………………… dress.


Completaţi spaţiile libere cu unul din adjectivele de mai jos, formate de la un verb, după modelul următor:

enjoyable ( to enjoy), creative (to create), slippery (to slip), obedient (to obey), appreciative (to appreciate), readable (to read)

a. an obedient dog.

b. Thank you for a very ………………….. evening. We had a lovely time.

c. He was very ……………………… of all I had done for him.

d. a …………………… fish.

e. You’ll like it. It’s a very …………………….. book.

f. She is very ………………….. She paints, makes sculpture and designs textiles.


Puneţi adjectivele din paranteză la formele de comparativ sau superlativ, adăugând dacă este necesar şi alte cuvinte, după modelul de mai jos:

1. A: Did you enjoy the film?

B: Yes. It was the funniest (funny) film I’ve ever seen.

2. A: James is very tall.

B: Yes. He’s ……………………….. (tall) boy in our class.

3. A: Was it a good party?

B: Yes. I left far ………………………. (late) I had intended to.

4. A: Did you like the black dress?

B: Yes, but it was far ……………………… (expensive) the blue one.

5. A: Why do you want to go to Spain?

B: Because it’s much ………………………. (warm) England.

6. A: Do you enjoy your job?

B: Oh, yes. It’s …………………… (good) job I’ve ever had.

7. A: If you need any …………………… (far) help, just ask me.

B: Thank you. That’s very kind of you.

8. A: My teacher is very clever.

B: She’s …………………………… (intelligent) woman I’ve ever met.

9. A: Dinosaurs were ……………………….. (big) houses.

B: I know. They were enormous.

10. A: How much did you pay for that bag?

B: £5. It was ……………………… (cheap) one I could find.

11. A: That exam was really difficult.

B: I agree. It was a lot …………………………. (difficult) I had expected.

12. A: Have you heard James playing the piano lately?

B: Yes, but he doesn’t seem to be getting ……………………….. (good.


Completaţi spaţiile libere la fel ca în exemplele de mai jos.

a. The noise got louder and louder (loud) until I couldn’t bear it any longer.

b. The harder (hard) he works, the more successful (successful) he becomes.

c. It rained ……………………… (hard) until the river burst its banks.

d. …………………….. (cold) it got, ……………………….. (many) clothes they had to put on to keep warm.

e. Jake ran ………………………… (fast) and won the race.

f. ……………………….. (high) he jumped, ……………………….. (loud) the crowd cheered.

g. Cars are getting ……………………………. (cheap) as the years go by.

h. ………………………. (young) you are, ………………………….. (easy) you find it to learn things.

i. …………………………. (many) people are opening their own businesses these days.

j. ………………………….. (old) he gets, …………………….. (tall) he grows.


Alegeţi varianta corectă.

1. “ So, what do you think of his new novel?”

“It’s definitely …………… than his previous one.”

a. most controversial

b. more controversial

c. far controversial

d. much controversial

2. This car is …………… of the two models in the showroom.

a. the more modern

b. the most modern

c. more modern

d. one of the most modern

3. She was chosen as one of …………… dressed women in the world.

a. a better

b. the better

c. most best

d. the best

4. “There’s a great film on at 11 tonight!”

“I wish it started ……………. because I’m too tired to stay up and watch it.”

a. more early

b. more earlier

c. the earliest

d. earlier

5. John is ………….. the five children.

a. oldest than

b. the older of

c. the oldest of

d. the oldest than


Completaţi spaţiile libere cu like sau as, după modelul de mai jos:

1. A: Tara is a wonderful artist.

B: Yes. No one else can paint like her.

2. A: I wish Sarah would stop being so immature.

B: I agree. She acts ……. a child sometimes.

3. A: How shall I tie my shoelaces?

B: Do it ……. we taught you.

4. A: The play last night was fantastic.

B: Yes. The lead actor was wonderful ……. Macbeth.

5. A: What does Mark do for a living?

B: He works ……. a hotel manager.

6. A: What kind of meat is this?

B: I’m not sure. It tastes …….. beef.

7. A: I’ve just bought this dress.

B: Gosh! It’s exactly the same ……. the one I bought!

8. A: I’m sure I know that man.

B: Me too. He looks ……. my old maths teacher.

9. A: It was far too hot in that room.

B: I know. It was ……. being in an oven.

10. A: Eric Clapton is very talented, isn’t he?

B: Yes. He is known ……. one of the greatest rock musicians of our time.

11. A: What is Peter cooking?

B: I don’t know. It smells ……. fish.


Traduceţi în limba română.

a. The screenplay was written by a brilliant, eccentric, French writer.

b. The flower girl wore a pretty, white, satin dress at the wedding ceremony.

c. I’m going to the annual, Asian, spring festival on Sunday.

d. The fruit tart is made with delicious, fresh, red strawberries.

e. The company has produced a new sports car with soft, maroon, leather seats.

f. Corals are microscopic, orangey-pink, tropical sea animals.

g. Jason is not as active as he used to be; he doesn’t play as much sport like he did when he was at high school.

h. If Jane were like her sister, she wouldn’t have behaved as rashly as she had.

i. The bigger the house you buy, the more money you’ll pay.

j. It’s the most delicious dish I’ve ever tasted.

k. The Park Hotel is less expensive than the Plaza.

l. The weather is getting warmer and warmer.

m. The earlier we set off, the earlier we’ll arrive.

n. Your dress is the same colour as mine.

o. The event was held in the largest house in the village and the items being sold were far more beautiful than I had expected.

p. I think it’s the loveliest necklace I’ve ever seen and it is easier to carry home than a set of chairs!


Traduceţi în limba engleză.

a. Apa din lac era mai degrabă sărată, la fel ca apa mării.

b. Indexul de la sfârşitul cărţii este în ordine alfabetică.

c. Este o fată foarte atrăgătoare. Toţi bărbaţii o plac.

d. Cursul era din ce în ce mai plictisitor.

e. Marius este mai obosit decât pare.

f. Maşina asta este de două ori mai scumpă decât a noastră.

g. Cu cât eşti mai tânăr, cu atât este mai uşor să înveţi anumite lucruri.

h. Monica este la fel de bună la matematica ca tine.

i. Mihnea este cel mai bun elev din clasă.

j. Lucrează ca secretară pentru directorul editorial.

k. Îl cunosc pe bărbatul acela. Seamănă cu fostul meu profesor de geografie.

l. Astăzi nu este la fel de cald ca ieri.