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Anadjectivemodifie

s anounor
apronounby
describing,
identifying, or
quantifying words.
An adjective usually
precedes the noun or

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DistributiveAdjectives

Adjective of Quantity

Possessive Adjective

umeral Adjectives

nterrogative Adjective

Adjective of Quality

Proper Adjective

Positio
n Adjec
tive in
Senten
ce

Demonstrative
Adjectives
to point out specific people or
things

Singular

Plural

this

these

that

those

Example : this red ballon is


mine and those three yellow

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Distributive Adjectives
to point out that the objects named are
to be taken independently.
Distributive Adjectives

Example

Each

Each student comes here

Every

Every child likes it

Either

You can take either of these books

Neither

Neither book is interesting

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Adjective of Quantity
concerned with the amount or quantity of
something

SOME

Example :
We buy some pencils.
(countable noun)
I need some water
(uncountable noun)

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ANY
ANY + Countable
Nouns

ANY + Uncountable
Nouns

Negative Sentence I dont have any novels

I dont have any milk

Interrogative
Sentence

Do you have any water?

Do you have any


apples?

NOTE : ANY CANT BE USED IN POSITIVE


SENTENCE

Negative Sentence

MUCH + Uncountable
Nouns
I dont have much water

Question Sentence

Do you have much wine ?

MUCH

Too+ MUCH + Uncountable Noun


Positive Sentence

We have too much milk

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MANY
MANY + Countable Nouns
Negative Sentence
Interrogative Sentence

He doesnt have many


apples
Does she have many
bananas?

Too + MANY + Countable Nouns


Positive Sentence

They have too many pencils

A LOT OF
Positive Sentence

A LOT OF + Countable
Nouns

A LOT OF +
Uncountable Nouns

There are a lot of


motorcycles

They have a lot of tea

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Possessive
Adjectives
Are used to indicate who (or
what) owns something
My, your, his, her, its, our, their.
Example : Charles is very sad. His
girlfriend has just left him.
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Numeral Adjectives
Is used to show the number of
noun.
Definite Numeral

Cardinal
Number

Ordinal
Number

Multiplicative

One, two,
three,....

First,
second,
third,....

Double, triple, a
pair, gross, dozen,
ten fold, ....

Indefinite
Numeral
All, few,
several, ....

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Interrogative Adjective
Modify nouns and are used in
interrogative sentence
Example
What
Whose
Which

What food do you like


for breakfast?
Whose cat is that in
front of the door?
Which class is the girl
in?

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these adjectives are used to


describe the nature of a noun
beautiful, clever, strong, big,
rich,.....
Example : Cassandra is a beautiful
girl
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Proper Adjective
Are adjectives that are formed from proper nouns. Most of them identify people, places, language, or
groups. They all begin with a capital letter.

Example : Japanese
robes are called
kimonos
Proper Noun

Proper Adjective

Indonesia

Indonesian

America

American

Canada

Canadian

Japan

Japanese

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Adjective in
Sentence
Position

Example

Adjectives before nouns.

Alexandra wants to buy a big house

Adjectives after object.

Her cats death made her sorrowful

Adjectives after verb


e.g. : to be, seem, look, feel,
become, get, smell, sound,
taste, appear, and etc.
Adjectives after adverbs of
degree
e.g. : deeply, absolutely,
extremely, fairly, so, too, etc.

When it gets dark, we always close


the doors.
The car is too old

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Opinion

Size

Age

Shape

Colour

Origin

Materia
l

Clever

Small

New

Square

Green

British

Metal

Nice

Big

Young

Round

Black

Americ
an

Wood

Example : Sanjaya is a friendly tall


young brown Asian boy

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GERMAN/NEW/GREEN/CAR
NEW GREEN
GERMAN CAR
GREEN NEW
GERMAN CAR

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PLASTIC/SMALL/WHIT
E/VOLLYBALL
SMALL PLASTIC WHITE
VOLLYBALL

SMALL WHITE PLASTIC


VOLLYBALL

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