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Transcript of Adjectives

Adjectives Adjectives of Quality •Descriptive adjectives/
Adjective Of Quality: •Proper Adjective: •Adjective of
Quantity: Descriptive adjectives or
Adjectives of Quality •Adjective of Number/
Numeral: •Demonstrative Adjective: Adjectives of quality answer the
question ‘Of what kind’

For Example:
1.A brave boy.
2.A sick horse. The kind of adjective which qualifying
a noun by showing the quantity or
state of the thing a name.

For example:
A beautiful day. These Adjective or Adjectives that describes thing by some proper noun.
For Example:
1.The Pakistan Navy.
2.The Chinese Food. 1.The kind of adjective which qualifying a noun by showing the quantity or state of the thing a name.
•Colors as adjectives:Black, Blue, White, Green, etc.

•Touch as adjective:Slippery, Sticky, etc. The kind of adjective which qualify a noun by showing the quantity of thing, name.
For example:
1.There were three boys playing in the ground.

Adjectives of Quantity answer the question ‘How much’
Examples: Some, Little, Any, Enough The kind of adjective that shows how many persons or things are meant or in what orders a person or thing is.

It also shows the quantity or the numbers present in the sentence.
For example:
1.There were three boys playing in the ground.
2.The baby has two toys.
It is the kind of adjective which
qualify a noun by pointing out or
demonstrating it.

For Example:
1.These Books.
2.Those Pens. ADJECTIVES
1.Adjectives are simply words used to describe or modify
nouns (people, places,
pronouns (e.g., I, she, he, it, they, etc.) by depicting, quantifying, or
Identifying them. ADJECTIVES MODIFIES...
There are two places where we can use adjective before a noun and after the linking verbs.
For Example
a.He is passing through the main gate.
b.She looks ill when I left her.

An adjective can be modified by an adverb, or by a phrase or clause functioning as an adverb. In the sentence:
For Example:
My husband knits intricately patterned mittens. Adjectives Modify.......
An adjective usually precedes the noun or the pronoun which it modifies.

1.An Adjective is a word which adds something to the meaning of a noun or pronoun.
For example:
a.The Girl Is Innocent.
Types of Adjectives:
Proper Adjective
Adjective of quality
Adjective of quantity
Adjective of number/numeral
Demonstrative Adjective
Interrogative Adjective
Possessive Adjective
Emphasizing Adjective
Exclamatory Adjective
Personal titles •Interrogative Adjective: Such Adjectives are used with nouns to ask a question is calledInterrogative Adjective:

For Example:
1.What book is this?
2.How did it get so late so soon? Possessive Adjective Possessive adjective is used where the sentence shows possession or belongingness.

Possessive adjectives are used to show possession. They are my, your, his, her, its, our and there. (They are also called possessive pronouns.)

For example:

1.Have you seen their house?
2.This is his room.
3.This is my car. •Emphasizing Adjective:
Sometimes the words ‘own’ and ‘very’ are used for emphasizing.

For Example:
a.He does his work with his own hands.
b.Use your own brain to solve the question. Exclamatory Adjective: Sometimes the word ‘what’ is used for exclamatory.
For Example:

a.What a short?
b.What a blunder?
c.What a blessing? ADJECTIVES PRESENTED TO:-
Memona Saleem
Minahil Malik
Umer Abiddin

The words a, an and the are known as articles and are classified as adjectives too. 'A' and 'an' are called the indefinite articles, as they do not indicate a specific noun; whereas, 'the' is called the definite article, because it does point to a specific noun.

A cup (< any cup)
The cup (< a specific cup) Collective Adjectives
When the definite article, the, is combined with an adjective describing a class or group of people, the resulting phrase can act as a noun: the poor, the rich, the oppressed etc

•The elderly are beginning to demand their rights. The difference between a Collective Noun and a collective adjective
The difference is that the latter is always plural and requires a plural verb:
•The rural poor have been ignored by the media. DEGREES Adjectives can express degrees of modification:
•Gladys is a rich woman, but Josie is richer than
Gladys, and Sadie is the richest woman in town.

The degrees of comparison are known as the positive, the comparative, and the superlative.
(Actually, only the comparative and superlative show degrees.)


Positive Comparative Superlative
rich Richer richest
lovely lovelier loveliest
beautiful more most
beautiful beautiful Adjective Song
An Adjective, describes a person, place, or thing.
It tells about a Noun.
It’s the part of speech
That modifies a Noun to make it unique.

An Adjective is used before or after a Noun
To give us more information.
They describe what we can
See, hear, taste, touch, and smell

Adjectives use all five senses
Adjectives describe Nouns we put in sentences What is an adjective?
Adjectives are simply words used to describe or modify nouns (people, places,
Things) and pronouns (e.g., I, she, he, it, they, etc.) by depicting, quantifying, or
Identifying them.
Indefinite Adjective

If we are pointing out particular thing or when no particular thing is pointed out than that adjective is called Indefinite Demonstrative Adjective.
For Example:
1.A, an, Any, Some, Certain
etc. Definite demonstrative
When some particular things are pointing out the adjectives, than that adjective is called Definite Demonstrative Adjective.
For Example:
1.The, these, those, that,
the same etc. PERSONAL TITLES Personal titles such Mr., Mrs., Auntie, Uncle, Dr and Lord are classified as adjectives when they are attached to a name.

a. The day after tomorrow, you can visit Auntie Pauline and Uncle Joe.
b. The lecture on Friday will be presented by DrIngols and Prof. Munro. PRESENTATION
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