adjective + noun (range)

Here are real examples of using an adjective before a noun and academic collocation:

It’s a pretty accurate description.

(listen to this expert example)

 

He can ask for additional information.

(listen to this expert example)

 

During my school years, I started reading to get some information because I was an active participant in almost all the literary competitions.

TLC female India B2


A search in the English Grammar Profile for ‘range of adjectives’ shows that there is no higher level for attributive adjectives than B1 unless they are degree adjectives that are listed as C2.

B1 point 34 in ADJECTIVES/position is defined as:

 increasing range of adjectives attributively, before a noun.

an iWeb search for:

_JJ _NN

1 HIGH SCHOOL 1133322
2 SOCIAL MEDIA 944901
3 LONG TIME 581190
4 REAL ESTATE 578156
5 OTHER HAND 469738
6 OTHER PEOPLE 431631
7 HIGH QUALITY 403683


8 WIDE RANGE 391124

PELIC STUDENT EXAMPLE:

It can provide valuable information to a wide range of professionals: physicians, chemists and biologists, to name a few.

Chinese male level 5 writing class.


9 BEST WAY 382150
10 OTHER WORDS 372557
11 LITTLE BIT 369145
12 GOOD IDEA 344922
13 MENTAL HEALTH 332682
14 YOUNG PEOPLE 315419
15 GREAT WAY 313901
16 LONG TERM 296515
17 OTHER THINGS 287853
18 GOOD LUCK 286509
19 VICE PRESIDENT 283852
20 PERSONAL INFORMATION 273382
21 ONLY THING 273051
22 OTHER SIDE 271903
23 ONLY WAY 267300
24 GOOD NEWS 248318
25 RECENT YEARS 248005
26 SUPREME COURT 245200
27 PRIME MINISTER 238585
28 DIFFERENT TYPES 235449
29 HUMAN RIGHTS 234286
30 NEW YEAR 230553
31 WIDE VARIETY 229828
32 STAINLESS STEEL 211157
33 GOOD THING 210057
34 HARD WORK 209891
35 NATIONAL PARK 207454
36 PUBLIC HEALTH 206344
37 FEDERAL GOVERNMENT 202259
38 HIGHER EDUCATION 197542
39 CHIEF EXECUTIVE 188887
40 LONG WAY 182181
41 SMALL BUSINESS 181678
42 FINANCIAL AID 181210
43 DIFFERENT WAYS 177292
44 BOTTOM LINE 170400
45 CIVIL WAR 166538
46 HEAD COACH 166346
47 FULL TIME 166061
48 SOCIAL SECURITY 164071
49 REAL WORLD 161849
50 REAL LIFE 160331
51 RIGHT SIDE 156290
52 IMMUNE SYSTEM 156179
53 OTHER COUNTRIES 155531
54 LARGE NUMBER 154940
55 GREAT DEAL 149836
56 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION 148594
57 OLIVE OIL 143237
58 HOT WATER 142974
59 NATURAL GAS 142838
60 OTHER WAY 141414
61 GREAT JOB 140092
62 OPEN SOURCE 139166
63 IMPORTANT PART 139127
64 VAST MAJORITY 137484
65 GOOD JOB 136686
66 PAST YEAR 135925
67 BEST THING 135587
68 HOLY SPIRIT 135319
69 RIGHT HAND 135141
70 LEFT SIDE 133324
71 WHOLE THING 132796
72 GOOD TIME 132590
73 HARD DRIVE 131260
74 REAL TIME 130494
75 OTHER DAY 129182
76 REGULAR BASIS 128576
77 SMALL AMOUNT 128322
78 MEDICAL CENTER 127159
79 FINANCIAL SERVICES 125698
80 DAILY BASIS 125566
81 NEW FEATURES 125241
82 UNITED NATIONS 125038
83 BIG DEAL 125020
84 WHOLE LOT 124718
85 IMPORTANT THING 124215
86 PREMIER LEAGUE 122622
87 EASY WAY 121619
88 GOOD WAY 121417
89 HARD TIME 120081
90 HUMAN BEINGS 119875
91 NEW HOME 119416
92 GREAT PLACE 118714
93 YOUNG MAN 117488
94 MIDDLE SCHOOL 117399
95 FURTHER INFORMATION 115746
96 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT 115662
97 BEST FRIEND 115492
98 HIGH LEVEL 115277
99 GENERAL MANAGER 115039
100 LONG RUN 114954


ABDOMINAL MUSCLES 6629

This exercise strengthens the abdominal muscles.

Male level 4 writing.

ACCURATE DESCRIPTION 4524

TOTAL ABSORPTION 226

Flow is a state of creativity,

in which total absorption can cause peaks of pleasure and creativity

 while you feel inspiration.

Spanish female level 5 reading class.


*Obviously, many of these are set phrases.  Below we have included a quick scan for A2 and B1 level adjectives:

high A2 quality B1 (This is a set phrase which probably should be hyphenated most of the time.)

wide A2 range B1

personal B1 information A2

recent B1 years A1

national A2 park A1

public B1 health A2

higher A2 education B1

real A2 world A1

real A2 life A1

large A2 number A1

natural B1 gas A2

whole A2 thing A1

real A2 time A1

financial B1 services B1

whole A2 lot A1

further A2 information A2

professional B1 development B1

high A2 level A2

general B1 manager A2