An adjective modifies a noun or pronoun. It describe ,
identify or quantify a noun or pronoun.
green grass red dress cold weather
Look at the example below:
Carol is smart.-In this sentence, smart is an adjective that
modifies the proper noun Carol.
You are simply irresistible.-In this sentence, the adjective
irresistible modifies the proper noun you.
Where in a sentence do we usually find the adjectives?
•Adjectives nearly always appear immediately before the
noun they modify.
Danielle is a charming baby.
Your books are expensive.
•Adjectives are also found after the verb be, become,
Verb be adjective
•Plagiarism among students is now rampant.
•Watching TV all day seems boring.
•The opposition stays calm despite political
pressure during election.
•Charles becomes disciplined because of his
military training in Korea.
•Adjectives are also found immediately after the word
The rich man shares his money with the poor.
•An adjective also follows the words feel, taste , smell,
sound, and look.
Chamomile oil smells good.
Castor oil tastes bad.
Order of adjectives placed before a noun:
I think my book is newest. It
was just published this
month. It contains more
detailed and more updated
information on Human
Read the conversation below:
I’d be happier to
lend the book to
you, my best
Hey, guess what!
I’ve found a new
book in Biology.
I’d be happy if
you lend it to me
What have you noticed about the adjectives used in
the conversation? They appear in the different forms,
right? Those forms pertain to the DEGREE OF
ORIGIN MATERIAL QUALIFIER NOUN
A beautiful red Italian leather belt bag
This soft round Japanese cake
Several expensive tiny Chinese figurin
Those crispy red apples
So what are three DEGRESS OF ADJECTIVES?
1.POSITIVE 2. COMPARATIVE 3.SUPERLATIVE
happy happier happiest
new new newest
dark darker darkest
smart smarter smartest
lucky luckier luckiest
busy busier busiest
thin thinner thinnest
far farther farthest
COMPARATIVE is used when comparing two things or items.
On the other hand, SUPERLATIVE is used when comparing
more than two things or items. Some adjectives need the word
MORE to form comparative and the word MOST to form the
more difficult more terrible
most difficult most terrible
more honest more reliable
most honest most reliable