In this lesson, our instructor Rebekah Hendershot goes through an introduction on adjectives. She starts by explaining what an adjective is. Then, she goes on to disuss adjectives that describe, count and specify. Finally, she compares adjectives verse adverbs, as well as linking verbs.
Adjectives modify nouns or pronouns. They may come directly before the modified word, or after a linking verb.
Adjectives may describe what kind, how many, or which item is being described.
Any word that modifies or describes a noun or pronoun can be an adjective, even if it’s normally another part of speech.
Adjectives modify nouns and pronouns; adverbs modify verbs, adjectives, and other adverbs.
When an adjective follows a linking verb, it is called a subject complement.
Only use adjectives to modify nouns and pronouns. To modify an adjective, verb, or adverb, use an adverb.
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