Worksheets: gradable and ungradable adjectives
Sixteen cards with statements using a gradable adjective. (e.g. Was it cold in Toronto?) Others have to respond using an absolute adjective. (e.g. Cold? It was absolutely freezing!)
Simple word pelmanism type activity.
Cut up. Ss matach skeleton questions with gradable and non-gradable adejctives and use as prompts for speaking practice: 'Have you ever run a marathon?' 'Yes.' 'Were you tired?' 'Tired? I was exhausted.'