Adjectives # Grammar For IELTS

Adjectives Grammar For IELTS

Anmol is a clever girl. (girl of which kind?)
I love that boy. ( which boy?)
They gave me twenty pens. (How many pens?)
In the above sentences, the highlighted words answers the questions. These words are known as adjectives.
So, what is an adjective?
An adjective is a words used with a noun to describe or point out the person, animal or thing the nouns names, or tell the number or quantity.
Adjective is a word used with a noun to add something for its meaning.

KINDS OF ADJECTIVES

ADJECTIVES OF QUALITY
These adjectives show the kind or quality of a person or thing.
Example-:
She is a clever girl.
It is a stupid thing to do.
Adjectives such as French wine or Indian tea, are also called proper adjectives.
ADJECTIVES OF QUANTITY
These are adjectives that show how much of a thing.
Example-: he did not eat any rice.
The whole sum was deducted.
ADJECTIVES OF NUMBER
These adjectives show “how many” person or thing are meant or in what order.
Example-: she had six rice.
The whole sum was deducted.

    1. DEFINITE NUMERAL-: These show an exact number. Example-:
      There are six pens.
    2. INDEFINITE NUMERAL-: These do not denote an exact number. Example-:
      All, no, many, few, some, any
    3. DISTRIBUTIVE NUMERAL-: These denote each one of a number. Example-:
      Every word of it is true.
      Each one of you must bring your notebooks.

NOTE-: same adjective can be used as quantity or number. Example-:
Adjective of quantity-: I ate some mangoes.
Adjective of quality-: Some boys are very rude.

DEMONSTRATIVE ADJECTIVES
These adjectives answer “which” which person or thing is meant?
Example-: Those men killed the bird.
These mangoes are sour.
NOTE-: THIS and THAT are used with singular nouns, THESE and THOSE with plural nouns.
INTERROGATIVE ADJECTIVES
What, which an whose when used with noun to ask questions are called interrogative adjectives. Example-:
Whose pen is this?
What manner of man is he?
NOTE-: what is used in a general sense, which in a selective sense.

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