18.2 Dative Case of Adjectives

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18.2 Dative Case of Adjectives

In this module, you will learn the dative case endings of adjectives for all genders and for the plural. You will also practice agreement between adjectives and nouns in common dative case contexts. To review these contexts and the dative case forms of nouns, see Modules 11.1-4.

Завдання 1

Read the captions below and note that the dative case endings of adjectives in the singular are identical to the locative case endings you saw in Module 18.1.  The plural endings of adjectives (underlined) are, however, different from the locative.

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Mark all of the adjectives in the dative case in the text below.  Then answer the questions that follow.

Завдання 2

Complete the sentences below by selecting the most appropriate phrases.

Завдання 3

Natalia is buying gifts for her family and friends. Complete the sentences you hear with the most appropriate gifts for the people or pets mentioned.

Завдання 4

Complete the telephone conversation below using the appropriate adjectival forms from the bank.

Завдання 5

Complete the sentences below using the appropriate adjectives (that function as nouns) from the bank.

Мо́вний пазл

Look through the activities you have just completed and choose the correct statements below to summarize what you have learned.

А тепе́р тест!

Complete the dialogue below by providing appropriate forms of the adjectives from the bank. Pay careful attention to grammatical context in deciding on the form of each adjective. You will use each adjective only once.