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Adjective and adverb

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  • 1. Adjective and Adverb
  • 2.  a word that describe or modify/says something about a Noun or a Pronoun.
  • 3.  a word used to modify a Verb , an Adjective , or another Adverb and often used to show degree , manner , place , or time
  • 4. PHRASE MODIFIERS
  • 5.  is a prepositional phrase that modifies a Noun or a Pronoun . EX: The room with many doors was confusing. (The phrase with many doors modifies the noun room)
  • 6.  is a Prepositional phrase that modifies a verb, an Adjective or another Adverb. It usually tells where , when , how, why , how many , how much or how far. EX: I stepped into a huge hall . ( the phrase in to a huge hall modifies the verb stepped). Modifying a Verb. It was awesome in its beauty. ( the phrase in its beauty modifies the adjective awesome). Modifying an adjective.
  • 7. CLAUSE MODIFIERS
  • 8.  is a subordinate clause an Adjective to modify a Noun or a Pronoun. EX: 1. Someone, who speaks Japanese will translate. Diet drinks are for people who wants to cut calories.
  • 9. Words that begin Adjective Clause are who, whom, that, and which. These are called Relative Pronouns
  • 10. These are: 1. They introduce adjective clause. 2. They relate the adjective clause to a word in the main clause. 3. Within the adjective Clause, they act as a subject, object, or predicate Noun of the verb . •They may also be the object of the preposition in the clause.
  • 11. Is a subordinate clause used an adverb. EX: 1. The gymnast smiled as she finished her routine. 2. Pat sat where she would be comfortable.
  • 12. Here are some subordinating conjunction that introduce an adverb clause Purpose • To show time • To show manner • To show reason • To signal condition • To show comparison • To show purpose or result Subordinator after, as, as long as, whenever, as soon as, before, since, while As, as if, as though Because, since Although, as long as, even if, even though, if, provided that, though, unless, while As, than In order that, so that
  • 13. The three verbal's- gerunds, infinitives, and participles-are formed from verbs, but are never used alone as action words in sentences. Instead, verbal's function as nouns, adjective, or adverb. THESE VERBALS ARE IMPORTANT IN PHRASE
  • 14. EX: Jumping is fun. He like skiing. He had a unique way of whistling .
  • 15. Is the base form of a verb with to . Usually it functions as a noun , although it can also function as an adjective or adverb. To jump is fun. ( noun; subject of the verb is ) I like to ski. ( noun ; direct object of the of the verb like ) She had a suggestion to offer . ( adjective modifying suggestion ) He called to warn her. ( adverb modifying the verb called )
  • 16. Is a verb that ends in- ing ( present participle ) or –ed –d –t en –n ( past participle ). Participles may function as adjectives, describing or modifying noun. EX: The dancing parrots entertained the crowd. The wrecked sailboat washed up on shore. But participle have another fun action when used with helping verbs such as to be and to have , they are action verbs and form several verb tenses. EX: she is thinking of the children The conference room had been cleaned before they arrived.
  • 17. A single word modifier is one word that modifies the meaning of another word phrase or clause. Single word modifier may refer to: Grammatical modifier, a word which modifies another element of the phrase or clause.
  • 18. 1) The dog shredded the section of the paper. 2) Is this the coat that you want? 3) Suddenly a little man with a long beard called my name. 4) The man disappeared before my eyes. 5) Greg ran as fast as he could. 6) To forgive is sometimes difficult. 7) Don’t make decision without seeking. 8) This is the power plant where the accident occurred. 9) The door knob turned easily for its age. 10)The talking doll speaks when you pull the string