CCAA - BRBwww.liviogarcia.com What Is An Adjective? A word that describes a noun or a pronoun. From Latin adjectivum "that is added to (the noun)” There are different types of adjectives in the English language: Numeric: six, one hundred and one Quantitative: more, all, some, half, more than enough Qualitative: color, size, smell etc. Possessive: my, his, their, your Demonstrative: this, that, those, these Interrogative: which, whose, what Indefinite: a, an, any, all, many
CCAA - BRBwww.liviogarcia.com John is a tall boy
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CCAA - BRBwww.liviogarcia.com John is taller than Paul Comparative form
CCAA - BRBwww.liviogarcia.com Forming Comparative and Superlative Adjectives Three or more syllables adjectives generousmore generousmost generous Irregular adjectives littlelessleast goodbetterbest Two-syllable adjectives that follow two rules clevercleverercleverest more clevermost clever
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