An adjective is a word that modifies a noun or a pronoun. Adjectives are describing words. Large, grey, and friendly are all examples of adjectives.
- They live in a big, beautiful.
- This shop is much nicer.
- The sky was multicolored.
(i). Adjectives may come before a noun
He found a nice job
(ii). Adjectives may also come after certain verbs like be, feel, seem, look:
- He is intelligent
- I feel happy
- She seems unhappy
- They look fantastic
The Different Types of Adjectives
- The Articles
- Possessive Adjectives
- Demonstrative Adjectives
- Indefinite Adjectives
- Numbers Adjectives
The Articles – There are only three articles, and all of them are adjectives: a, an, and the. Because they are used to discuss non-specific things and people, a and an are called indefinite articles.
- I think an animal is in the garage.
- I own a horse and two cats.
- The girl sitting next to me raised her hand.
Possessive Adjectives – my, your, his, her, its, our, your, their – modify the noun following it in order to show possession.
- This is my car
- Why didn’t you clean your room?
- Its color is beautiful.
Demonstrative Adjectives- Demonstrative adjectives are adjectives that are used to modify a noun so that we know which specific person, place, or thing is mentioned.
Examples – (This, that, former, latter, these, those)
- If I hear that parrot again, I will call the police.
- Can you pass me this black pen?
- The former education minister was a corrupt person.
Indefinite Adjectives – Indefinite adjective offers general information about the amount of the noun it modifies.
Examples – another, any, less, little, many, more, much, some
- She left the house a few (adjective) minutes (Noun) ago.
- I expected several visitors for today’s function.
- Both charges have not been proved.
Numbers Adjectives- Numbers are classified as adjectives too.
- I have five
- You have three
- They have ten