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ADJECTIVES. Definition An adjective is a describing word . It describes people or things. Words for people or things are nouns, so adjectives describe nouns. Adjectives often come before the nouns they describe!. a beautifu l princess a n oisy classroom a brave soldier

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adjectives

ADJECTIVES

Definition

An adjective is a describing word. It describes people or things. Words for people or things are nouns, so adjectives describe nouns.

adjectives often come before the nouns they describe
Adjectives often come before the nouns they describe!
  • a beautiful princess
  • a noisy classroom
  • a brave soldier
  • a large house
  • a close friend
adjectives can also come after the noun they describe later in the sentence
Adjectives can also come after the noun they describe, later in the sentence
  • Honey is sweet.
  • This sum is difficult.
  • The bus is very crowded.
  • The children are quiet.
  • The sea is rough today.
adjectives have lots of endings
Adjectives have lots of endings!!
  • Some adjectives end in ~ful
      • a helpful policeman
      • a forgetful man
      • a successful shot
      • colourful clothes
      • a wonderful holiday
here s another type of ending
Here’s another type of ending!!
  • Some adjectives end in ~less
      • a meaningless word
      • a merciless king
      • a lawless town
      • a cloudless sky
      • some homeless refugees
here s yet another type of ending
Here’s yet another type of ending!!
  • Some adjectives end in ~ous
        • an adventurous climber
        • a notorious gang
        • a ferocious animal
        • some studious pupils
        • a poisonous snake
did you know
?? DID YOU KNOW ??
  • You can also add ~fulto nouns like spoon and cup to form new nouns to talk about amounts. For example, you can say:
        • A spoonful of medicine
        • A mouthful of jelly
        • A pocketful of coins
        • A handful of beans
        • Two cupfuls of flour