KINDS OF ADJECTIVES by variablepitch336

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									KINDS OF ADJECTIVES
PREDICATE POSSESSIVE DEMONSTRATIVE COORDINATE
8 Amazing NOUN MODIFIERS

PROPER INTERROGATIVE
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What is an adjective?
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An adjective (Latin, adjectivus, added to) modifies a noun A hungry tiger is prowling in the village. “hungry” modifies “tiger” “hungry” is an adjective

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8 kinds of adjectives
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Coordinate adjectives Predicate adjectives Proper adjectives Possessive adjectives Demonstrative adjectives Indefinite adjectives Interrogative adjectives Articles, Numeral, & Cardinals
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1. Coordinate Adjectives
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2 or more adjectives that equally modify a noun The furry, brown gorilla was hungry The big, fat, ugly journalist spoke for hours. It’s a big, wide, wonderful world.

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2. Predicate Adjective
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An adjective after a linking verb used as a predicate The man is tall. The casserole was delicious. Brutus is ambitious.

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3. Proper Adjective
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Formed from a proper noun Begins with a capital letter

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4. Possessive Adjective
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A POSSESSIVE PERSONAL PRONOUN THAT MODIFIES A NOUN my friend, your friend, her luck our school, your place, their yard. his path, their loss, our gain

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5. Demonstrative Adjective
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DEMONSTRATIVE PRONOUN THAT MODIFIES A NOUN This car That boy These boys Those cars It answers: WHICH ONE?

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6. Indefinite Adjective
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INDEFINITE PRONOUN THAT MODIFIES A NOUN Every student All Few people Many countries Some water Enough money

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Less time
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Any place

places
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Some water

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7. INTERROGATIVE ADJECTIVE
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INTERROGATIVE PRONOUN THAT MODIFIES A NOUN Which museum did you visit? What street are you looking for? What movie did you see?

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8. Articles, Numerals, & Cardinals
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ARTICLES: A, AN, THE NUMERALS: ONE, TWO, THREE CARDINALS: FIRST, SECOND THESE ARE REALLY ADJECTIVES BECAUSE THEY DESCRIBE NOUNS

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Adjectives: Summary
Coordinate

Predicate Proper
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Possessive Demonstrative Indefinite

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Interrogative
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