Adjectives Mustaf Jeylani, Ariana Lagunas, Toni Zavala and Mariel Gonzalez present … ( grammar file 004 )
Nouns and pronouns might look colorful, shiny, pretty… Nouns and pronouns might sound loud, soft, noisy… Nouns and pronouns might taste sweet, salty, sour… Nouns and pronouns might feel soft, hard, smooth… Nouns and pronouns might smell stinky, sweet... 5 Senses
All the questions that adjectives answer --- • Whose? • How much? • How many? • What kind of? • Which?
Thecute, whiterabbit is sitting in front ofaplant. • What kind of Rabbit is this? Cute and white. • Which rabbit is sitting? The rabbit. • Which plant? a plant http://www.nextnature.net/wp-content/uploads/2008/04/angora_rabbit.jpg
A, An,Theare called articles, and they are always adjectives. • RBD had a great concert. • An RBD member plays the guitar. • Theband is the best one that I have ever heard. • An, An, The answer the question, “Which,” about nouns and pronouns.
Examples • The best player will get the Most Valuable Player (MVP) award. (Which of these players will get the MVP award? the best, the most valuable) • Your shoes are comfortable. ( Whose shoes? your shoes. What kind of shoes? comfortableones) • The laptop is five hundred dollars. (the is an adjective, How many dollars? five hundred) • There are ten students in Mrs. Horne’s class. (How many students? ten) • This is an iPod. (an is an adjective) • This is a good book to read (a is an adjective. What kind of book is it? a good book)