Adjectives in the English Grammar
Adjectives are words that modify and describe the qualities or states of being of nouns or noun phrases. In this part, we will learn all about them.
Adjectives are words that are used to modify nouns. They offer more information about the noun after them.
Adjective Placement and Order
In this lesson, we will learn the place of adjectives in a sentence and where they appear. We will also learn about the order of different types of adjectives
Types of Adjectives
Adjectives are the most used words in sentences. There are several types of adjectives according to their uses. Let's get to know them!
Descriptive adjectives are adjectives that modify a noun or pronoun by showing its quality. In this lesson, we will learn more about them.
Comparative and Superlative Adjectives
Comparative adjectives are used to compare one noun to another noun. Superlative adjectives are used to compare three or more nouns.
Attributive and Predicative Adjectives
An attributive adjective is an adjective that appears before the noun or pronoun it describes. In this lesson, we will learn more about them.
Compound adjectives are used as one single adjective. They function as the head of the sentence. In this lesson, we will learn all about them.
Proper adjectives are commonly used in English. They tend to modify nouns and pronouns. in this lesson, we will learn more about them.
Participle adjectives are the same form as participles with the same characteristics with adjectives.
Post-positive adjectives or postnominal adjectives are mainly placed immediately after the noun. In this lesson, we will learn all about them.
Gradable and Ungradable Adjectives
'Gradable' means being able to put something into different grades. So, What are the differences between gradable and ungradable adjectives?
Comparable and Non-comparable Adjectives
Descriptive adjectives are categorized into two main groups including: classifying adjectives and qualifying adjectives. We will learn more in this lesson.
Clauses are made of subjects and verbs that may need another clause to be completely meaningful. Adjective clauses function as the adjectives of sentences.
What Are Adjectives?
'Adjectives' and 'adverbs' look alike as they both modify or describe something. But they differ in what they describe.
'Adjectives' modify or describe the quality of nouns and pronouns. They are used before 'nouns' or sometimes after them to emphasize more on it. Adjectives are also used after 'linking verbs.'