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M. KASHIF FARID, kasiffarid83@yahoo.com

Q. What function do the words in yellow colour perform with the words in white ?
Q. What function do the words in yellow colour perform with the words in white ?
Q. What function do the words in yellow colour perform with the words in white ?
Q. What function do the words in yellow colour perform with the words in white ?
Q. What function do the words in yellow colour perform with the words in white ?
Q. What function do the words in yellow colour perform with the words in white ?
Q. What function do the words in yellow colour perform with the words in white ?
Q. What function do the words in yellow colour perform with the words in white ?
Q. What function do the words in yellow colour perform with the words in white ?
Q. What function do the words in yellow colour perform with the words in white ?
Q. What function do the words in yellow colour perform with the words in white ?
Q. What function do the words in yellow colour perform with the words in white ?

Q. What function do the words in yellow colour perform with the words in white?

A. They describe them, modify their meaning or explain them.

Q.

What are the words like dirty, three, fat etc called in

English Grammar?

A.

Adjectives

THE ADJECTIVE

  • Definition

    • - Examples

  • Kinds of Adjectives

    • - Examples

  • Activities

THE ADJECTIVE  Definition - Examples  Kinds of Adjectives - Examples  Activities

Definition

THE ADJECTIVE

An adjective is a word which qualifies (comes before) describes or modifies (meaning) a noun or a pronoun in a sentence.

Adjectives are called Noun-Helpers.

Adjectives are sometimes called determiners.

THE ADJECTIVE

EXAMPLES

THE ADJECTIVE EXAMPLES Karachi is a large city. He is an honest man. I saw a

Karachi is a large city.

THE ADJECTIVE EXAMPLES Karachi is a large city. He is an honest man. I saw a

He is an honest man.

THE ADJECTIVE EXAMPLES Karachi is a large city. He is an honest man. I saw a

I saw a fierce lion.

THE ADJECTIVE

How can we find adjective in a sentence?

Adjectives can be found in a sentence by asking the following questions:

What kind? Which one(s) ? How much? How many?

Strong, cheerful, red This, that, these, those Little, no, some Few, some, three, several

He is an honest man.

What kind?

Honest

I saw two angels.

How many?

Two

THE ADJECTIVE

Find adjectives in the following sentences.

They live in a beautiful house.

He writes meaningless letters.

beautiful

meaningless

Many people like mangoes.

many

The polar bear is listed as endangered.

polar

This house is bigger than that one.

bigger, that

THE ADJECTIVE

KINDS OF ADJECTIVES

Quality Quantity Number Interrogative Demonstrative

THE ADJECTIVE KINDS OF ADJECTIVES • Quality • Quantity • Number • Interrogative • Demonstrative

THE ADJECTIVE

Adjectives of Quality

Adjectives of quality show the kind or quality of a person or a thing.

Pink rose
Pink rose

Silver cap

THE ADJECTIVE Adjectives of Quality Adjectives of quality show the kind or quality of a person
Old man
Old man
THE ADJECTIVE Adjectives of Quality Adjectives of quality show the kind or quality of a person

Wonderful

place

THE ADJECTIVE Adjectives of Quality Adjectives of quality show the kind or quality of a person

THE ADJECTIVE

Adjectives of Quantity

Adjectives of quantity show how much of a thing is meant.

Enough flowers Some rice
Enough flowers
Some rice
Whole apple
Whole apple
THE ADJECTIVE Adjectives of Quantity Adjectives of quantity show how much of a thing is meant.
THE ADJECTIVE Adjectives of Quantity Adjectives of quantity show how much of a thing is meant.
No money
No money
THE ADJECTIVE Adjectives of Quantity Adjectives of quantity show how much of a thing is meant.

THE ADJECTIVE

Adjectives of Number

The adjective that tells the number of persons, animals or things we are referring to, is called an adjective of number.

Six horses First man Many boys
Six horses
First man
Many boys
THE ADJECTIVE Adjectives of Number The adjective that tells the number of persons, animals or things
THE ADJECTIVE Adjectives of Number The adjective that tells the number of persons, animals or things

THE ADJECTIVE

Interrogative Adjectives

Interrogative Adjectives are used with nouns and pronouns to ask questions.

Which horse is beautiful?
Which horse is beautiful?
THE ADJECTIVE Interrogative Adjectives Interrogative Adjectives are used with nouns and pronouns to ask questions. Which
What is your plan?
What is your plan?
THE ADJECTIVE Interrogative Adjectives Interrogative Adjectives are used with nouns and pronouns to ask questions. Which
Whose car is this?
Whose car is this?
THE ADJECTIVE Interrogative Adjectives Interrogative Adjectives are used with nouns and pronouns to ask questions. Which
THE ADJECTIVE Interrogative Adjectives Interrogative Adjectives are used with nouns and pronouns to ask questions. Which

THE ADJECTIVE

Demonstrative Adjectives

The adjectives that are used to point out something or

someone that

is nearby

or farther away

demonstrative adjectives.

This table

THE ADJECTIVE Demonstrative Adjectives The adjectives that are used to point out something or someone that

That house

are known

as

THE ADJECTIVE Demonstrative Adjectives The adjectives that are used to point out something or someone that

These toys

THE ADJECTIVE Demonstrative Adjectives The adjectives that are used to point out something or someone that
THE ADJECTIVE Demonstrative Adjectives The adjectives that are used to point out something or someone that
Those elephants
Those elephants

THE ADJECTIVE

Activity

Find adjectives in the following sentence.

There is a white suit in the wardrobe. Arshad stood first in the semester.

Wild animals are always kept in cages.

There is some rice in the pot. Many people do not like it. The shirt is green. Whose pen is this?

white first wild some many green whose
white
first
wild
some
many
green
whose

THE ADJECTIVE

Main Points

Adjectives

Number
Number

Quantity

Interrogative

Quality

Demonstrative

THE ADJECTIVE

THE ADJECTIVE

THE ADJECTIVE

Questions/Answers

  • Q. What is an adjective?

A. An adjective pronoun.

is

a word

which

modifies a noun

or

a

Q. What are the kinds of adjectives?

  • A. They are following:

Adjectives of Quality, Quantity, Number, Interrogative; and Demonstrative Adjectives

THE ADJECTIVE

Questions/Answers

Q. What is the difference between adjective of quantity

and adjective of number?

  • A. Adjectives of quantity show how much whereas

adjectives of number show how many persons or things are

meant.

  • Q. Why do we use demonstration adjectives?

  • A. We use demonstrative adjectives to point out persons

or things.

THE ADJECTIVE

Activity

Time : 02 Minutes

Write down at least two adjectives for each picture which

can best discribe them.

THE ADJECTIVE Activity Time : 02 Minutes Write down at least two adjectives for each picture
THE ADJECTIVE Activity Time : 02 Minutes Write down at least two adjectives for each picture
THE ADJECTIVE Activity Time : 02 Minutes Write down at least two adjectives for each picture
THE ADJECTIVE Activity Time : 02 Minutes Write down at least two adjectives for each picture
THE ADJECTIVE Activity Time : 02 Minutes Write down at least two adjectives for each picture
THE ADJECTIVE Activity Time : 02 Minutes Write down at least two adjectives for each picture

THE ADJECTIVE

Home Work

Dear students, write down at least three adjectives of each of the following words by using them in sentences.

Boy

Suit

Pen

Water

Flowers

THE ADJECTIVE

NEXT

Gentlemen, today we discussed about adjectives and their kinds. Tomorrow, Inshallah, we shall learn about the position of adjectives and degrees of adjectives.