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Adjective
A word that is used with a noun to
add something to the meaning of a
noun.
Adjectives are those words which
describe the nouns or pronouns.
For example:,
Good ,black, many, few, big,
brave etc.
Types of adjective
There are Eight types of Adjective
•Adjective of quality
•Adjective of
quantity
•Adjective of number
•Demonstrative
adjective
•Interrogative
adjective
•Distributive
adjective
•Proper adjective
•Possessive adjective
Adjective of quality
of what kind?
•The words that describe the quality of noun or
pronoun are known as adjective of quality.
•For example:
•Good , bad ,black ,hungry , etc.
•Example:
• He is a clever boy.
• I saw a hungry cat.
• This is a heavy box.
Adjective of quantity
How much?
• The words which describe the quality ( approximate
quantity) of nouns or pronouns are known as adjective of
quantity.
• For example:
• Some , little , all , whole , double , few ,half , any , etc.
• I don’t have much time .
• I have little faith in God.
• He has taken half cup of milk.
Adjective of number
How many?
• Word which expresses the exact number of nouns or pronouns
and their position or place in certain order, is called adjective
of number.
• For example:
• One or first two or second, three or third so on…….each , no , several, all, some etc.
• A week has seven days.
• There are nine persons in a group.
• Every poor needs job.
• There are no stories in this book.
Difference b/w adjective of quantity and adjective
of number
• The difference between adjective of number and
adjectives of quantity is that indefinite numeral adjectives
(some , few , many , etc.) are used with countable nouns
whereas adjectives of quantity (some , few ,many, etc.) are
used with uncountable nouns
• For example:
I drink some water. Adjective of quantity
Some people standing there. Adjective of number
Demonstrative adjective
which?
• Words that are used to point out specific person or
things are called demonstrative adjective.
• For example:
• This ,that ,these, those, latter, former, such…..etc.
• I hate such things.
• The former presentation of lecture was good .
• The latter option will cost us a lot.
Difference between demonstrative adjective
and demonstrative pronoun
• Demonstrative adjective
• Demonstrative adjective
modifies the noun and is
always followed by the
noun.
• This car is expensive.
•Demonstrative pronoun
•Demonstrative
pronoun takes the
place of noun phrase.
•This is my car.
Interrogative adjective
ask questions?
• Words that are used with nouns to ask questions are
called interrogative adjective.
• For example:
•Who is there?
•Whose books are these?
Difference between interrogative adjective
and interrogative pronoun
• Interrogative adjective
•Interrogative adjective
asks a question and
describes a noun.
•Which color looks
better?
•Interrogative pronoun
•Interrogative pronoun
asks a question, but
stands alone (means does
not describe a noun)
•Which should I buy you
on your birthday?
Distributive adjective
•A word used to refer to each and every person
or thing is called distributive adjective.
•For example:
•Each , every ,neither, either, any ,one ,both ,
etc.
Difference between distributive adjective
and distributive pronoun
• Distributive adjective
• Distributive adjective
modifies a noun or pronoun.
• (There is always a noun next
to the distributive adjective.
• Each man was given a pen.
•Distributive pronoun
Distributive pronoun used as a
subject or objective.(there is
never a noun next to the
distributive pronoun.)
Each of us will get a pen.
Proper adjective
originate from proper noun
• Proper adjective originate from proper noun and like
proper noun , proper adjective always begins with a capital
letter.
• For example:
• Italian, Russian , Indian , Pakistani ,etc.…………….
• She is an Indian person.
• He is a Pakistani man.
• Chinese noodles are in kitchen.
Possessive adjective
ownership
• Possessive adjectives shows something belong to
somebody.
• For example:
• My ,your ,its ,their ,his/her etc.
• My book is on the table.
• I think you forgot your purse.
• His brother is very handsome.
Difference between possessive adjective and
possessive pronoun
•Possessive adjective
• Possessive adjective is used
to show ownership and
comes before a noun in the
sentence.
• My book is on the table.
•Possessive pronoun
• Possessive pronoun does
show ownership but it does
not come before a noun.it
can also be used to replace
noun.
• This phone is yours.

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adjective (1).pptx

  • 2. A word that is used with a noun to add something to the meaning of a noun. Adjectives are those words which describe the nouns or pronouns.
  • 3. For example:, Good ,black, many, few, big, brave etc.
  • 5. There are Eight types of Adjective •Adjective of quality •Adjective of quantity •Adjective of number •Demonstrative adjective •Interrogative adjective •Distributive adjective •Proper adjective •Possessive adjective
  • 6. Adjective of quality of what kind? •The words that describe the quality of noun or pronoun are known as adjective of quality. •For example: •Good , bad ,black ,hungry , etc. •Example: • He is a clever boy. • I saw a hungry cat. • This is a heavy box.
  • 7. Adjective of quantity How much? • The words which describe the quality ( approximate quantity) of nouns or pronouns are known as adjective of quantity. • For example: • Some , little , all , whole , double , few ,half , any , etc. • I don’t have much time . • I have little faith in God. • He has taken half cup of milk.
  • 8. Adjective of number How many? • Word which expresses the exact number of nouns or pronouns and their position or place in certain order, is called adjective of number. • For example: • One or first two or second, three or third so on…….each , no , several, all, some etc. • A week has seven days. • There are nine persons in a group. • Every poor needs job. • There are no stories in this book.
  • 9. Difference b/w adjective of quantity and adjective of number • The difference between adjective of number and adjectives of quantity is that indefinite numeral adjectives (some , few , many , etc.) are used with countable nouns whereas adjectives of quantity (some , few ,many, etc.) are used with uncountable nouns • For example: I drink some water. Adjective of quantity Some people standing there. Adjective of number
  • 10. Demonstrative adjective which? • Words that are used to point out specific person or things are called demonstrative adjective. • For example: • This ,that ,these, those, latter, former, such…..etc. • I hate such things. • The former presentation of lecture was good . • The latter option will cost us a lot.
  • 11. Difference between demonstrative adjective and demonstrative pronoun • Demonstrative adjective • Demonstrative adjective modifies the noun and is always followed by the noun. • This car is expensive. •Demonstrative pronoun •Demonstrative pronoun takes the place of noun phrase. •This is my car.
  • 12. Interrogative adjective ask questions? • Words that are used with nouns to ask questions are called interrogative adjective. • For example: •Who is there? •Whose books are these?
  • 13. Difference between interrogative adjective and interrogative pronoun • Interrogative adjective •Interrogative adjective asks a question and describes a noun. •Which color looks better? •Interrogative pronoun •Interrogative pronoun asks a question, but stands alone (means does not describe a noun) •Which should I buy you on your birthday?
  • 14. Distributive adjective •A word used to refer to each and every person or thing is called distributive adjective. •For example: •Each , every ,neither, either, any ,one ,both , etc.
  • 15. Difference between distributive adjective and distributive pronoun • Distributive adjective • Distributive adjective modifies a noun or pronoun. • (There is always a noun next to the distributive adjective. • Each man was given a pen. •Distributive pronoun Distributive pronoun used as a subject or objective.(there is never a noun next to the distributive pronoun.) Each of us will get a pen.
  • 16. Proper adjective originate from proper noun • Proper adjective originate from proper noun and like proper noun , proper adjective always begins with a capital letter. • For example: • Italian, Russian , Indian , Pakistani ,etc.……………. • She is an Indian person. • He is a Pakistani man. • Chinese noodles are in kitchen.
  • 17. Possessive adjective ownership • Possessive adjectives shows something belong to somebody. • For example: • My ,your ,its ,their ,his/her etc. • My book is on the table. • I think you forgot your purse. • His brother is very handsome.
  • 18. Difference between possessive adjective and possessive pronoun •Possessive adjective • Possessive adjective is used to show ownership and comes before a noun in the sentence. • My book is on the table. •Possessive pronoun • Possessive pronoun does show ownership but it does not come before a noun.it can also be used to replace noun. • This phone is yours.