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Element FORM: BEFORE THE NOUN
SuperCat ADJECTIVES
SubCat combining
Lexical Range N/A
Level B1
Cando Can use a comma to combine two adjectives used before the noun, following the usual order of adjective types.
Corrected Learner Example It was the biggest TV in the bazaar, with its huge, black screen. (Turkey; B1 THRESHOLD; 2009; Turkish; Pass)

My house was built in 1864. It's an old, Victorian-style house. (B1 THRESHOLD; 2003; ; Pass)
Uncorrected Learner Example It was the biggest TV in bazaar with its huge, black screen. (Turkey; B1 THRESHOLD; 2009; Turkish; Pass)

My house has been build in 1864. It's an old, Victorian style house. (B1 THRESHOLD; 2003; Pass)

Comments L1 has a strong influence on order of adjectives. Because of this we haven't been able to capture a general view of the order in which adjectives emerge. We flag it for future study within a L1 comparative context.

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