Adjectives. Adjective : a word used to describe a noun or pronoun Adjectives tell: What kind (Chinese food, busy dentist) Which one or ones (seventh grade, these countries) How much or how many (several days, five dollars) * Articles are adjectives a, an, the . Demonstrative Adjectives.
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Adjective: a word used to describe a noun or pronoun
What kind (Chinese food, busy dentist)
Which one or ones (seventh grade, these countries)
How much or how many (several days, five dollars)
*Articles are adjectives
a, an, the
This, that, these, and those—can be pronouns or adjectives
Pronoun=These are much more expensive than those are.
Adjective=These shoes are much more expensive than those shoes are.
Proper adjectives are formed from proper nouns
We are having delicious bean soup for dinner!
What did you do for fun over Memorial Day weekend?
This painting is gorgeous, but that other one is weird!
Which European country are you visiting this summer?
The football game yesterday was so exciting, I stayed up until midnight celebrating!
*Unlike other words which sometimes change parts of speech depending on use in the sentence, these words are always verbs!
For her class project, Shaina built a catapult.
The sky appears cloudy today.
The heavy traffic delayed us.
The early Aztecs worshipped the sun.
Summer is my favorite time of the year.
According to our GPS, we should be there in thirty minutes.
Mary will be arriving at noon tomorrow.
Has Mary arrived yet?
Redwood trees must be preserved for future generations.
Our school has always held a holiday concert in December.
Did you do your homework?
Don’t make your sister upset or she’ll cry.
We hurried excitedly to the surprise birthday party.
The birthday girl quickly opened her presents in front of the guests.
Later, we ate delicious cake and ice cream.
We danced all afternoon and into the evening.
The guests were hardly given a break from the fun!
I hope we get invited again next year.