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What is an adjective? An Adjective is a word that describes or modifies   a noun or pronoun

Types  of Adjectives

  1. We have the following types of adjective :
  2. Adjective of quality
  3. Adjective of number
  4. Adjective of Definite number (cardinal and ordinal)
  5. Adjective of Definite number
  6. Proper adjectives
  7. Distributive adjectives
  8. Demonstrative adjectives
  9. Possessive adjective

Companion of Adjective

Positive Comparative Superlative
Tall Taller Tallest
Big Bigger Biggest
Beautiful More beautiful Most beautiful
Hopeful More hopeful Most hopeful
Good Better Best
Bad Worse Worst

 

Adjectives

Adjective are words that are used to add more intersection to a verb, an adjective and another adverb. Most adverbs ends in “-ly”.

Type of adverbs

  • Adverb of manner – tells us how an action is carried out. Sentence: the girls ran quickly (Adverbs of manner)
  • Adverb of time – shows when an action takes place e.g. ago, since, alter, soon, already sentence: they travelled yesterday (adverb of time)
  • Adverbs of place – shows where the action is carried out e.g. in, above, inside, here, there, etc. sentence: I am here (Adverb of place)
  • Adverbs of frequency – shows how stem or how many times an action is carried out. E.g. once, trice, sometimes, always etc. sentence: I love eating beans always
  • Adverb of Degree – use to show to what extent or limitation an, action is done e.g. quite, very, rather, only, almost, etc. sentence: wale did quite well in the examination (Adverb of degree).
See also  PLURAL POSSESSIVE PRONOUNS

 

Evaluation

Attempt the questions in progressive English – page 139-140

Eremite 170

Question 1-10

  • We went there (adverb of place)
  • The widow wept sorrowfully (Adverb of manner)
  • He goes to work daily (adverb of frequently). On adjective
  • The girl wore a yellow dress (adjective of color)
  • The tall man came here
  • He ate ten mangoes.
See also  SPEECH WORK

 

Conclusion: Students are now able to identify adverbs and adjectives in sentences

Assignment

Choose the correct form of the adjective in brackets

Page 99 (progressive English) exercise 90

Questions 1-10

 

Moral Objectives

All students must appreciate the beanies in the word of God in Psalm 139:14 we are fearfully and wonderfully made, The manner and how the almighty had created us cannot be compared with anything.

 

See also

VOWELS

Composition

Members of the family

Pronouns

Literature

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