Nov 172014
 

What vocabulary helps you describe a car journey that took nine hours – or an airline that offers cheap tickets? The answer is: compound adjectives and Finn and Catherine are here to tell you more in this week’s 6 Minute Vocabulary.

Compound adjectives with numbers: a 22-hour journey, a six-foot man
Compound adjectives with high and low: a low-cost airline, a high-quality vehicle

 

 

6 Minute Vocabulary: Compound adjectives Transcript Video

 

Vocabulary

Compound adjectives with numbers:
a 22-hour journey
a seventy-second lap
a four-kilometre course
a six-foot man
a nine-hour trip
a six-mile run
Compound adjectives with high and low:
a low-cost airline
low-fat yoghurt
a high-quality vehicle
a high-speed motorbike
high-quality carbohydrates

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