Adjectives Prepared by :Maizatul Azlin Bt Ramlan Nur Aisyah Bt Azhar
Adjectives WHAT IS AN ADJECTIVES?Adjectives are words that describe nouns. They tell us more about the nouns
Adjectives• Example : This is an angry man The box is heavy
Adjectives• In the sentences above, angry and heavy are adjectives. The adjective angry tells us about the man The adjective heavy tells us about the box
Adjectives Order of Adjectives• If we used a series of adjectives in a sentence, we have to place them in the correct order. They are used in this order : Quantity Size Age/ Shape / Nouns Quality Colour1) The big white van is mine2) Two thin young ladies are singing
Adjectives Comparison of Adjectives• There are three degree of comparison : *positive degree *comparative degree *superlative degree
Adjectives The picture below show the comparison of adjectivesAdif is tall Ahmad is the tallest I am taller than Adam
AdjectivesThe positive degree is used to compare twothings. They can be equal or unequal.Formation : 1) (equal)….as + adjective + as.. 2) (unequal)….not + as+ adjective + as..Example : a) Amy is as tall as her mother. b) This bag is not as heavy as that one.
AdjectivesThe comparative degree is used to compare twothings which are not the same.Formation : 1)…more + adjective + than… 2)…adjective + ‘-er’ + than…Example : a) Kim is more intelligent than her brother. b) This dress is cheaper than that one.
AdjectivesThe superlative degree is used to comparethree or more things which are not the same.Formation : 1)…the + adjective + ‘-est’… 2)…the + most + adjective…Example :a) Who is the smartest boy in your class?b) This is the most wonderful day of my life!
Adjectives Position of AdjectivesPosition Example• Before nouns • The angry farmer scolded the naughty boy. • Who is the pretty girl in the red dress?• After verbs • Marina,you looked tired. • Our teacher was angry with us this morning. • Are you afraid of the dark? • My hometwon is the famous for its delicious food.• Before prepositions