From Markus: we also touched on the order of adjectives yesterday. Below I’ve inserted links to two websites that deal with the problem. I find them quite enlightening. As you can see, the suggested order of adjectives is not exactly the same on both websites, but I see that as a minor problem.
It was great to see you yesterday. Looking forward to the next Springboard meeting. Have a good weekend! Markus
Thanks, this is interesting: I never concerned myself with it before. But I did have to teach the order of adverbs. Here is a good web site:
The “royal order of adverbs” is 1. Manner 2. Place 3. Frequency 4. Time 5. Purpose, as in the following example: “I have to run quickly (manner) down the street (place) each morning (frequency) after breakfast (time) in order to catch my bus to school (purpose).” But the order of adverbs is a guide, rather than a law. Changing the order often changes the meaning or emphasis of a sentence.