Adjectives are words that describe nouns and pronouns.
This is an old radio.
The word “old” is an adjective.
This is a hungry cat. The word “hungry” is an adjective.
The banana is yellow. The word “yellow” is an adjective.
His glass is empty.
The word “empty” is an adjective.
Are you aware of the news?
The word “aware” is an adjective.
She‘s Japanese. The word “Japanese” is an adjective.
These adjectives are used to describe emotions and feelings:
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In English, adjectives usually go before a noun, but they sometimes appear after a noun if using the verb “be” as in the examples above. The banana is yellow.
This is a yellow banana.
This is a banana
English adjectives also don’t take a plural form. They’re always singular. That’s easy! The only time an adjective changes is in the comparative and superlative forms which we will study in later lessons.
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