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1 by Patricia Galien Make sure you are in slideshow view before you start this presentation.

2 Adjectives describe (modify) nouns. Use adjectives before nouns… beautiful rug old vase nounadjective noun

3 adjective …or after the linking (transitive) verbs: be, become, look, seem, sense- perception words: feel, sound, taste, smell She is intelligent. You look happy today. linking verb (be) linking verb adjective

4 Adjectives are never plural. Those are good (NOT goods) books.

5 Some adjectives end in –ing, -ly, or –ed. interestingforgiving friendly –ed adjectives: marriedfinished divorcedlocated excitedcrowded frustratedworried disabledtired When you see a word that ends in – ed, sometimes it is an adjective and sometimes it is a past tense verb.

6 If the word follows a linking verb, it is an adjective. I am finished. You look tired. If it follows a noun or pronoun, it is a past tense verb. I finished my homework. adjective linking verb past tense verb

7 Numberone, two, three 1 st Opinioncute, nice, kind 2 nd Sizelarge, tall, little 3 rd Ageyoung, old 4 th Colorred, blue, black, white 5 th NationalityGreek, Chinese, French 6 th Materialmetal, glass My dog Carter is a cute, little, white, French dog.


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