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  • Words that modify nouns or pronouns
    • Tell
    • What kind
      • Which one
      • How many
      • How much
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    • Nouns can also be used as adjectives. They tell what kind or which one about the noun modified.
      • Afternoon class
      • Music lesson
      • Football practice
    • Possessive pronouns, such as our and his, can be considered adjectives because they modify nouns in addition to their function as pronouns.
      • Our book
      • His watch
      • Their house
      • My hands
    • They can be in many places, hiding, waiting for you to find them….
      • How obedient the poodle is!
      • That obedient poodle belongs to her.
      • The poodle is obedient.
      • The judges considered the poodle obedient.
    • Many adjectives have different forms to indicate degree of comparison
    Positive Comparative Superlative Light Lighter Lightest Sad Sadder Saddest Good Better Best Bad Worse Worst Pratical More Practical Most Practical
    • Articles are the adjectives a, an and the.
    • A and an Are called indefinite articles. They refer to any one of a kind of person, place or thing.
    • The is a definite article. It refers to a specific person, place or thing.
    • Formed from a proper noun and begins with a capital letter.
      • Twilight is an American book.
      • Bangkok is a Thai city.
      • Diego is a Mexican student.