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Which type of adjective is being used here?

  1. Das Auto fuhr viel zu schnell.
    [The car was travelling far too fast.]|Adjectives that refer to a verb (besides sein, bleiben, werden) are called adverbial adjectives (adverbiale Adjektive). → schnell fahren
  2. Das Wetter bleibt schön.
    [The weather is staying nice.]|Adjectives that refer to the verbs sein, bleiben, werden are called predicative adjectives (prädikative Adjektive). → schön bleiben
  3. Paula hat ein großes Zimmer.
    [Paula has a large room.]|Attributive adjectives (attributive Adjektive) come directly before the noun and generally have an ending added on. → groß - ein großes Zimmer
  4. Der Lehrer spricht deutlich.
    [The teacher speaks clearly.]|Adjectives that refer to a verb (besides sein, bleiben, werden) are called adverbial adjectives (adverbiale Adjektive). → deutlich sprechen
  5. Alles wird gut!
    [Everything will be all right!]|Adjectives that refer to the verbs sein, bleiben, werden are called predicative adjectives (prädikative Adjektive). → gut werden
  6. Hat dich die laute Musik nicht gestört?
    [Didn’t the loud music disturb you?]|Attributive adjectives (attributive Adjektive) come directly before the noun and generally have an ending added on. → laut - die laute Musik
  7. Er fährt ein sehr altes Fahrrad.
    [He rides a very old bicycle.]|Attributive adjectives (attributive Adjektive) come directly before the noun and generally have an ending added on. → alt - ein altes Fahrrad
  8. Bist du mutig?
    [Are you brave?]|Adjectives that refer to the verbs sein, bleiben, werden are called predicative adjectives (prädikative Adjektive). → mutig sein
  9. Laura singt das Lied leise mit.
    [Laura quietly sings along with the song.]|Adjectives that refer to a verb (besides sein, bleiben, werden) are called adverbial adjectives (adverbiale Adjektive). → leise mitsingen
  10. Adele hat blaue Augen.
    [Adele has blue eyes.]|Attributive adjectives (attributive Adjektive) come directly before the noun and generally have an ending added on. → blau - blaue Augen

Choose the correct form (predicative/adverbial or attributive adjective).

  1. Das Buch ist .[The book is interesting.]|interessant sein - predicative adjective
  2. Der Schüler heißt Jan.[The new pupil is named Jan.]|The adjective comes directly before the noun (der neue Schüler) - attributive adjective
  3. Die Frau trägt eine Jacke.[The woman is wearing a pretty jacket.]|The adjective comes directly before the noun (eine hübsche Jacke) - attributive adjective
  4. Sie klettert die Leiter hinauf.[She climbs carefully up the ladder.]|vorsichtig klettern - adverbial adjective
  5. Heute weht ein Wind.[Today a cold wind is blowing.]|The adjective comes directly before the noun (ein kalter Wind) - attributive adjective