Articles, Adjectives, Adverbs (Updated)

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Articles, Adjectives, Adverbs (Updated)

  1. 1. Articles, Adjectives, Adverbs
  2. 2. Articles
  3. 3. Articles The, a and an belong to a special group of adjectives called articles.
  4. 4. Articles The, a and an belong to a special group of adjectives called articles. “A” and “an” are INDEFINITE articles.
  5. 5. Articles The, a and an belong to a special group of adjectives called articles. “A” and “an” are INDEFINITE articles. Use “A” before nouns beginning with a consonant.
  6. 6. Articles The, a and an belong to a special group of adjectives called articles. “A” and “an” are INDEFINITE articles. Use “A” before nouns beginning with a consonant. Use “An” before nouns beginning with a vowel sounds.
  7. 7. Articles
  8. 8. Articles “The” is a definite article because it identifies specific people, places, things.
  9. 9. Articles “The” is a definite article because it identifies specific people, places, things. For example:
  10. 10. Articles “The” is a definite article because it identifies specific people, places, things. For example: the storm
  11. 11. Articles “The” is a definite article because it identifies specific people, places, things. For example: the storm the house
  12. 12. Articles “The” is a definite article because it identifies specific people, places, things. For example: the storm the house the car
  13. 13. Examples
  14. 14. Examples hurricane
  15. 15. Examples hurricane overcoat
  16. 16. Examples hurricane overcoat closet
  17. 17. Examples hurricane overcoat closet speedboat
  18. 18. Examples hurricane overcoat closet speedboat umbrella
  19. 19. Examples hurricane a hurricane overcoat closet speedboat umbrella
  20. 20. Examples hurricane a hurricane overcoat an overcoat closet speedboat umbrella
  21. 21. Examples hurricane a hurricane overcoat an overcoat closet a closet speedboat umbrella
  22. 22. Examples hurricane a hurricane overcoat an overcoat closet a closet speedboat a speedboat umbrella
  23. 23. Examples hurricane a hurricane overcoat an overcoat closet a closet speedboat a speedboat umbrella an umbrella
  24. 24. Adjectives
  25. 25. Adjectives An adjective is a word that describes or modifies a noun or pronoun.
  26. 26. Adjectives An adjective is a word that describes or modifies a noun or pronoun. They show WHAT KIND, HOW MANY and WHICH ONE
  27. 27. Adjectives An adjective is a word that describes or modifies a noun or pronoun. They show WHAT KIND, HOW MANY and WHICH ONE Hurricanes create rough seas. (What kind)
  28. 28. Adjectives An adjective is a word that describes or modifies a noun or pronoun. They show WHAT KIND, HOW MANY and WHICH ONE Hurricanes create rough seas. (What kind) Last year the flooding destroyed fifteen houses. (How many)
  29. 29. Adjectives An adjective is a word that describes or modifies a noun or pronoun. They show WHAT KIND, HOW MANY and WHICH ONE Hurricanes create rough seas. (What kind) Last year the flooding destroyed fifteen houses. (How many) That hurricane hit harder than most. (Which one)
  30. 30. Adjectives
  31. 31. Adjectives Proper adjectives describe other nouns and pronouns
  32. 32. Adjectives Proper adjectives describe other nouns and pronouns For example:
  33. 33. Adjectives Proper adjectives describe other nouns and pronouns For example: Spanish rice
  34. 34. Adjectives Proper adjectives describe other nouns and pronouns For example: Spanish rice Italian lasagna and spaghetti
  35. 35. Adjectives Proper adjectives describe other nouns and pronouns For example: Spanish rice Italian lasagna and spaghetti Japanese sushi
  36. 36. Adjectives Proper adjectives describe other nouns and pronouns For example: Spanish rice Italian lasagna and spaghetti Japanese sushi German immigrants
  37. 37. Adjectives Proper adjectives describe other nouns and pronouns For example: Spanish rice Italian lasagna and spaghetti Japanese sushi German immigrants Chinese settlers
  38. 38. Adjectives
  39. 39. Adjectives This, these, that and those point out particular nouns. These shoes are mine. That horse is his. This, these, that, those are PRONOUN when they take the place of a noun. These are mine. That is his horse.
  40. 40. Adverbs
  41. 41. Adverbs An adverb is a word that modifies a verb, an adjective, or another adverb. Adverbs often tell HOW, WHEN, WHERE, or TO WHAT EXTENT.
  42. 42. Adverbs An adverb is a word that modifies a verb, an adjective, or another adverb. Adverbs often tell HOW, WHEN, WHERE, or TO WHAT EXTENT. They carefully cleaned their rooms. (Tells how)
  43. 43. Adverbs An adverb is a word that modifies a verb, an adjective, or another adverb. Adverbs often tell HOW, WHEN, WHERE, or TO WHAT EXTENT. They carefully cleaned their rooms. (Tells how) The ground was extremely muddy. (Modifies the adj. muddy)
  44. 44. Adverbs An adverb is a word that modifies a verb, an adjective, or another adverb. Adverbs often tell HOW, WHEN, WHERE, or TO WHAT EXTENT. They carefully cleaned their rooms. (Tells how) The ground was extremely muddy. (Modifies the adj. muddy) The park clean-up ended early. (Tells when)
  45. 45. Adverbs An adverb is a word that modifies a verb, an adjective, or another adverb. Adverbs often tell HOW, WHEN, WHERE, or TO WHAT EXTENT. They carefully cleaned their rooms. (Tells how) The ground was extremely muddy. (Modifies the adj. muddy) The park clean-up ended early. (Tells when) We decided to stay there. (Tells where)

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