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Copyright © 2012 by Pearson Education, Inc.
CHAPTER 21: USING ADJECTIVES AND ADVERBSCopyright © 2012 by Pearson Education, Inc.
CHAPTER OUTLINE AND LEARNING OBJECTIVESIn this chapter, you will be learn to: identify adjectives and adverbs and incorpo...
WHAT ARE ADJECTIVES?   Adjectives describe nouns (persons, places, or things) or    pronouns (words that substitute for n...
WHAT ARE ADJECTIVES?    For most adjectives of one syllable, add –erto form     the comparative, and add –estto form the ...
WHAT ARE ADVERBS?   Adverbs describe verbs, adjectives, or other adverbs.      Adverbs answer questions like “How?” “How...
HINTS ABOUT ADJECTIVES AND ADVERBS   Do not use an adjective when you need an adverb.   Don’t confuse good and well, bad...
HINTS ABOUT ADJECTIVES AND ADVERBS   Use Than, not Then, in Comparisons      When you compare things, use than.      Th...
HINTS ABOUT ADJECTIVES AND ADVERBS       2.   Try to reverse the order of the adjectives. If            the sentence still...
WHAT ARE ADJECTIVES?A.   words that substitute for nouns.B.   words that describe verbs, adjectives, or other     adverbs....
WHAT ARE ADJECTIVES?A.   words that substitute for nouns.B.   words that describe verbs, adjectives, or other     adverbs....
CAN YOU FIND THE ADJECTIVE IN THE FOLLOWINGSENTENCE?John and Paul were curious students.A. JohnB. curiousC. studentsD. wer...
CAN YOU FIND THE ADJECTIVE IN THE FOLLOWINGSENTENCE?John and Paul were curious students.A. JohnB. curiousC. studentsD. wer...
CAN YOU FIND THE ADVERB IN THE FOLLOWING SENTENCE?As the teacher spoke, the students listened carefully.A. teacherB. spoke...
CAN YOU FIND THE ADVERB IN THE FOLLOWING SENTENCE?As the teacher spoke, the students listened carefully.A. teacherB. spoke...
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  • Review chapter objectives.
  • Discuss adjectives.
  • Discuss superlative and comparative forms of an adjective.
  • Discuss adverbs.
  • Discuss hints about adjectives and adverbs.
  • Discuss hints about adjectives and adverbs.
  • Discuss hints about adjectives and adverbs.
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    1. 1. Copyright © 2012 by Pearson Education, Inc.
    2. 2. CHAPTER 21: USING ADJECTIVES AND ADVERBSCopyright © 2012 by Pearson Education, Inc.
    3. 3. CHAPTER OUTLINE AND LEARNING OBJECTIVESIn this chapter, you will be learn to: identify adjectives and adverbs and incorporate them correctly in your writing.Copyright © 2012 by Pearson Education, Inc.
    4. 4. WHAT ARE ADJECTIVES? Adjectives describe nouns (persons, places, or things) or pronouns (words that substitute for nouns).  An adjective usually comes before the word it describes.  Sometimes an adjective comes after a being verb, a verb that tells what something is. Adjectives: Comparative and Superlative Forms  The comparative form of an adjective compares two persons or things.  The superlative form compares three or more persons or things.Copyright © 2012 by Pearson Education, Inc.
    5. 5. WHAT ARE ADJECTIVES?  For most adjectives of one syllable, add –erto form the comparative, and add –estto form the superlative.  For longer adjectives, use more to form the comparative, and most to form the superlative.Copyright © 2012 by Pearson Education, Inc.
    6. 6. WHAT ARE ADVERBS? Adverbs describe verbs, adjectives, or other adverbs.  Adverbs answer questions like “How?” “How much?” “How often?” “When?” “Why?” and “Where?”Copyright © 2012 by Pearson Education, Inc.
    7. 7. HINTS ABOUT ADJECTIVES AND ADVERBS Do not use an adjective when you need an adverb. Don’t confuse good and well, bad and badly  Good and bad are adjectives.  Well and badly are adverbs. Well is sometimes an adjective when it means healthy. Not more + -eror most + -est Never write both an –erending and more, or an – estending and most.Copyright © 2012 by Pearson Education, Inc.
    8. 8. HINTS ABOUT ADJECTIVES AND ADVERBS Use Than, not Then, in Comparisons  When you compare things, use than.  Then means “at a later time.” When Do I Need a Comma Between Adjectives?  Sometimes you use more than one adjective to describe a noun.  Use these tests to decide whether you need a comma. 1. Try to put and between the adjectives. If the sentence still makes sense, put a comma between the adjectives.Copyright © 2012 by Pearson Education, Inc.
    9. 9. HINTS ABOUT ADJECTIVES AND ADVERBS 2. Try to reverse the order of the adjectives. If the sentence still makes sense, put a comma between the adjectives.Copyright © 2012 by Pearson Education, Inc.
    10. 10. WHAT ARE ADJECTIVES?A. words that substitute for nouns.B. words that describe verbs, adjectives, or other adverbs.C. words or phrases that describe nouns or pronouns.D. a person, place, or thing.Copyright © 2012 by Pearson Education, Inc.
    11. 11. WHAT ARE ADJECTIVES?A. words that substitute for nouns.B. words that describe verbs, adjectives, or other adverbs.C. words or phrases that describe nouns or pronouns.D. a person, place, or thing.identify adjectives and adverbs and incorporate themcorrectly in your writing.Copyright © 2012 by Pearson Education, Inc.
    12. 12. CAN YOU FIND THE ADJECTIVE IN THE FOLLOWINGSENTENCE?John and Paul were curious students.A. JohnB. curiousC. studentsD. wereCopyright © 2012 by Pearson Education, Inc.
    13. 13. CAN YOU FIND THE ADJECTIVE IN THE FOLLOWINGSENTENCE?John and Paul were curious students.A. JohnB. curiousC. studentsD. wereidentify adjectives and adverbs and incorporate themcorrectly in their writing.Copyright © 2012 by Pearson Education, Inc.
    14. 14. CAN YOU FIND THE ADVERB IN THE FOLLOWING SENTENCE?As the teacher spoke, the students listened carefully.A. teacherB. spokeC. studentsD. carefullyCopyright © 2012 by Pearson Education, Inc.
    15. 15. CAN YOU FIND THE ADVERB IN THE FOLLOWING SENTENCE?As the teacher spoke, the students listened carefully.A. teacherB. spokeC. studentsD. carefullyidentify adjectives and adverbs and incorporate themcorrectly in your writing.Copyright © 2012 by Pearson Education, Inc.
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