ADJECTIVES<br />Types and Examples<br />
Definition <br />An adjective is a word which qualifies a noun, that is, shows or points out some distinguishing mark or f...
Types of Pronouns <br />Descriptive Adjective<br />Limiting Adjective<br />Predicate Adjective<br />Verbals as Adjective<b...
Descriptive<br />These types of adjectives add detail or description to the noun<br />Example: The tallman thought he coul...
Limiting<br />These types of adjectives specify or limit the noun<br />Example: Saturday, Oregon plays USC before what sho...
Predicate<br />This is a special type of adjective that follows a linking verb and modifies (directly refers to) the subje...
Verbals<br />Two types of verbals can acts as adjectives. Participles are always adjectives and may end in EN, ED or ING. ...
Degrees<br />Adjectives are used to indicate levels, degrees of intensity or comparison <br />high   ____ base<br />higher...
Articles<br />Some sources identify the articles A, AN, THE as adjectives. <br />Example: The tempo of the game could refl...
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  1. 1. ADJECTIVES<br />Types and Examples<br />
  2. 2. Definition <br />An adjective is a word which qualifies a noun, that is, shows or points out some distinguishing mark or feature of the noun. <br />
  3. 3. Types of Pronouns <br />Descriptive Adjective<br />Limiting Adjective<br />Predicate Adjective<br />Verbals as Adjective<br />Degrees of Adjective<br />Articles<br />
  4. 4. Descriptive<br />These types of adjectives add detail or description to the noun<br />Example: The tallman thought he could reach the topshelf of the bookcase. <br />
  5. 5. Limiting<br />These types of adjectives specify or limit the noun<br />Example: Saturday, Oregon plays USC before what should be a selloutcrowd.<br />
  6. 6. Predicate<br />This is a special type of adjective that follows a linking verb and modifies (directly refers to) the subject of the sentence<br />Example: People are interested in this game.<br />
  7. 7. Verbals<br />Two types of verbals can acts as adjectives. Participles are always adjectives and may end in EN, ED or ING. Infinitives (TO+VERB) may act as adjectives, adverbs or nouns. <br />Example: Playing tough defense, both teams push the ball up the floor and score a lot of points. <br />
  8. 8. Degrees<br />Adjectives are used to indicate levels, degrees of intensity or comparison <br />high   ____ base<br />higher ____ comparative<br />highest ____ superlative<br />
  9. 9. Articles<br />Some sources identify the articles A, AN, THE as adjectives. <br />Example: The tempo of the game could reflect a track meet more than a basketball game. <br />

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