About Adjectives

Vocabulary:  Adjectives – Learn how to describe things.
Adjectives describe nouns.

My house is BIG.  My house is YELLOW.  My house is OLD.  My house is CLEAN

Big, yellow, old and clean are ADJECTIVES.  They tell about my house.

Adjectives go BEFORE the noun they describe.  It’s a green car.  She’s a nice woman.
Adjectives are never plural.  It’s a 3-foot long table.  It’s a 2 car garage.   She has pretty roses.

Adjectives and Adverbs

If you put an LY on an adjective, you get an adverb.
Adjectives describe nouns:   My car is slow.  (describes the car – adjective)
Adverbs describe verbs:   My car goes slowly.  (HOW does it go – adverb)
Quick (adj) Quickly (adv)    Happy (adj) Happily (adv)

There are a few of these adverbs that don’t use LY.  Good(adj), Well (adv),
Fast (both adj and adv).  Hard (both adj and adv).

My boss gives good instructions.  (The instructions are good.  Good is an adjective)
He explains the instructions well.   (He DOES it well.  Well is an adverb)

Vocabulary:  Adjectives

http://iteslj.org/v/ei/adjectives.html

http://www.manythings.org/vq/mc-adj.html

http://www.englishexercises.org/makeagame/viewgame.asp?id=4834

http://www.englishexercises.org/makeagame/viewgame.asp?id=2941

http://a4esl.org/q/h/0001/km-adjopps1.html

http://a4esl.org/q/j/dt/mc-confusedadj.html

http://a4esl.org/q/f/z/zz39mrk.htm

http://www.rhymerocker.com/adjectives-quiz-online.html

Opposites

http://www.tlsbooks.com/opposites.pdf
http://www.elcivics.com/worksheets/opposites-worksheet-esl.pdf

http://a4esl.org/q/h/ck/m-adj.html

http://www.bfinclusion.org.uk/Documents/BF%20Downloadable%20Documents/Primary%20English/Match%20the%20opposites.pdf
http://www.andamandiscoveries.com/curriculum/ace/pdf/lesson28_task01.pdf

 

Word Order with Adjectives

 

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