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An adjective is one of “The Eight Parts” of the English language. An adjective gives information about nouns, pronouns and feelings. Adjectives help describe everything from size to temperature. From big to small.

All about happy and sad. Adjectives also help create many adverbs. Many adverbs and adjectives have the same spelling. Adjectives are also referred to as modifiers.

Here are Some Examples.

Adjectives are in bold type. What is an Adjective? Grammar Review.

Are you a happy person?

I think so. I am always cheerful.

Is it hot in the summer where you live?

Yes, very warm!

Are you riding the red bus today?

No, I am taking the yellow cab!

Isn’t it beautiful outside?

Yes, the sky is so blue today!

Is London often cold?

Yes but, sometimes it is warm.

Is she married to a nice man?

Yes, and he is handsome too.

Here is the vocabulary bank definitions.

Adjective: Describes nouns, pronouns and feelings.

Temperature: How hot or cold is it?

Modifier: A word that changes the meaning of another word.

Cheerful: Very, very happy or outgoing.

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Adjective Everyday Dialog.

An adjective gives information
about nouns pronouns and feelings.
Adjectives help describe everything.
From size to temperature.
From big to small.
All about happy and sad.
Adjectives also help
create many adverbs!
In other words many adverbs
come from adjectives.
Let’s start.
I’m just going to give
you an example here.
What about the word quick?
A quick meal.
A quick breakfast. Right?
Or, He ran quickly.
He walked quickly.
You see? We added “ly” to quick.
And now we have an adverb.
Many adverbs are
created from adjectives.
Many adverbs and adjectives
have the same spelling as well.
Adjectives are also
referred to as modifiers.
Because they change other words.
Here are a few examples.
Let’s take a look.
Are you a happy person?
Now persons a noun.
There’s the “a”. Right?
You have the letter “A”.
That’s the indefinite article.
And “A happy person”.
I could say.
Hey! Are you a person? [Laugh]
I could do that!
It’s kind of silly. Right?
I want to know?
Are you a happy person?
A sad person?
What kind of person are you?
Well, your answer might be.
Well, “I think so”.
I’m always cheerful.
Cheerful is an adjective.
A cheerful person. Right?
Hey! Is it hot in the summer
where you live?
Yes! Very warm!
So, “hot” is an adjective.
Warm is an adjective.
“Very”
You see? We have, yes very warm.
“Very” is an intensifying adverb. So.
Yes! It is warm.
Or, Yes! It’s very warm.
Something like that.
Hey! Are you riding the red.
Are you riding the red bus today?
No.
I’m taking the yellow cab. So.
Red and yellow are both adjectives.
Here are some more examples
with adjectives.
Can you find them?
If you’re looking at the screen now
Can you see the adjectives.
What about the word?
“Beautiful”
What about the word
“Blue”
“Beautiful outside. So.
Isn’t it beautiful outside?
That’s an adjective.
The sky is so blue.
“So” is an intensifying adverb.
I could say.
The sky is blue today!
Or, The sky is so blue today. You see.
So. In this context
I’ve used the word “so”.
To help us with the word blue.
Hey! Is London often cold?
Yes! But sometimes it is warm. So.
Warm, hot, cold, freezing.
Those are all adjectives.
Is she married to a nice man?
Of course! Bill is a very. Oh wait.
Of course. Yes! He is handsome too. So.
“Nice”
Nice is an adjective. Right?
“Handsome”
Is an adjective.
Here are a few word definitions
to help you.
“Adjectives”.
Well, adjectives describe nouns
pronouns and feelings.
“Temperature”.
How hot or cold is it?
“Modifiers”
We change the meaning of another word.