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Adjectives

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Adjectives are words that describe or modify other words, making
your writing and speaking much more specific, and a whole lot
more interesting
Definition Adjectives are used to identify or quantify individual people and
unique things, they are usually positioned before
the noun or pronoun that they modify.
Ex:
On her birthday, Brenda received an antique vase filled with fragrant
Since its a hot day, Lisa is wearing a sleeveless
Articles
There are only three articles, and all of them are adjectives: a,
an, and the. Because they are used to discuss non-specific things
and people, a and an are called indefinite articles. Ex:

Types of Id like a
Lets go on an
Adjectives
The word the is called the definite article. Its the only definite
article, and it is used to indicate very specific people or things:
Please give me a banana. Id like the one with the green stem.
Lets go on an adventure. The Grand Canyon mule ride sounds
perfect!
Possessive Adjectives
Types of As the name indicates, possessive adjectives are used to indicate
possession. They are: my, your, his, her, its, our, their
Adjectives Possessive adjectives also function as possessive pronouns.
Demonstrative Adjectives
Demonstrative adjectives are used to indicate or demonstrate
specific people, animals, or things. These, those, this and that are
Types of demonstrative adjectives. Ex:
These books belong on that
Adjectives This movie is my favorite.
Please put those cookies on the blue plate.
Coordinate Adjectives
Types of Coordinate adjectives, or paired adjectives, are two or more
Adjectives adjectives that precede and describe the same noun and are equal in
their application to the noun. Coordinate adjectives are separated
with commas or the word and, and appear one after another to
modify the same noun.
Numbers Adjectives
When theyre used in sentences, numbers are almost always
adjectives. You can tell that a number is an adjective when it
Types of answers the question How many?
Adjectives The stagecoach was pulled by a team of six
He ate 23 hotdogs during the contest, and was sick afterwards.
Interrogative Adjectives
There are three interrogative adjectives: which,
what, and whose. Like all other types of adjectives, interrogative
adjectives modify nouns. All three of these words are used to ask
Types of questions.
Adjectives Which option sounds best to you?
What time should we go?
Whose socks are those?
Indefinite Adjectives
Like the articles a and an, indefinite adjectives are used to discuss
non-specific things. The most common indefinite adjectives are any,
Types of many, no, several, and few.

Adjectives Do we have any peanut butter?


Grandfather has been retired for many
There are no bananas in the fruit bowl.
Attributive Adjectives
Attributive adjectives talk about specific traits, qualities, or features.
There are different kinds of attributive adjectives:
Observation adjectives such as real, perfect, best, interesting,
Types of beautiful or cheapest can indicate value or talk about subjective
Adjectives measures.
Size and shape adjectives talk about measurable, objective
qualities including specific physical properties. Some examples
include small, large, square, round, poor, wealthy, slow and
Age adjectives denote specific ages in numbers, as well as general
ages. Examples are old, young, new, five-year-old, and
Attributive Adjectives
Color adjectives are exactly what they sound like theyre
adjectives that indicate color. Examples include pink, yellow,
blue, and

Types of Origin adjectives indicate the source of the noun, whether its a
person, place, animal or thing. Examples include American,
Adjectives Canadian, Mexican, French.
Material adjectives denote what something is made of. Some
examples include cotton, gold, wool, and
Qualifier adjectives are often regarded as part of a noun. They
make nouns more specific; examples include log cabin,
luxury car, and pillow cover.
EXERCISE
1.We visited the museum, where we saw ____________ artifacts.
1. A lot of
2. Ancient
3. Johns
4. A room filled with
2.I received ______________ awards at the ceremony today.
1. The managers
2. Two
3. Information about
4. Motivation at the
3.Please get me a bag of ____________ apples.
1. Interesting
2. Ripe red
3. Oranges and
4. Real
4. The president sat in a _______________ chair.
1. Important
2. Barbers
3. Funny
4. Leather
5. ________________ weather is the norm in San Francisco.
1. Blue
2. Big
3. Foggy
4. The best