They serve to qualify the noun, add more information and description about it.

Short

Good

Long

Cold

Fat

Examples

The cat is too fat.

That is not a good idea.

I live in a big house.

Where is my green book?

It is cold today.

They indicate the proximity of the person with whom or about who we are talking. They determine the location of the noun with respect to the elements in the sentence.

This

That

These

Those

Examples

This car is powerful.

Those apples look delicious.

That cat is going to jump!

These pencils are mine.

These drawings are perfect.

I like those jeans.

They express quantity imprecisely. They also qualify the noun imprecisely.

Some

Any

Little

Few

Enough

Many

Much

Examples

I do not have enough money.

I want some biscuits, please.

There is not much time.

How many bottles are there?

I need a little change.

They modify the Noun in the interrogative sentences.

What?

Which?

Whose?

Examples

What book are you reading?

Which team won the match?

Whose car was that?

Which fruit do you prefer?

What dress would you use?

They establish a possessive relation respect to the noun.

My

Your

His

Her

Its

Our

Their

Examples

This is my car.

The dog is eating its bone.

They are our new friends.

She lost her bag.

Tom closed his shop.

They complement the noun, express a quantity or number of things.

Five

Ten

First

Second

One

Examples

It is on the second floor.

I need one pencil.

There are five flowers.

Do you have ten minutes?

This is her first job.

NO GENRE

- Good

- Fat

- Pretty

- Fast

- Cold

To identify the genre of the Adjective, generally we have to take into account the attached noun.

Examples

She is a pretty girl.

This is a fast car.

This coffee is cold.

This dog is fat.

My book is good.

NO PLURAL

Excluding the quantitative and demonstrative Adjectives, which have different form in singular and plural.

Examples

This flower.

These flowers.

Much milk.

Many biscuits.

LOCATION

Before The Noun

Generally, the Adjectives are written before the noun.

The tall Boy.

The (article) tall (Adjective) boy (noun).

Examples

The tall boy.

My little dog.

The red bike.

I bought a pink dress.

She made a delicious cake.

RULE

When the Adjective depends on the verb, it is written after it. Some examples...

- She looks beautiful.

- Andrew is intelligent.

- He feels bad.

- It smells good.

- They are blue.

We can use many Adjectives together, there is an established order that has to be respected when we use several Adjectives in the same sentence.

ORDER

TYPE

EXAMPLE

Opinion

Expensive

Size

Big

Shape

Round

State

Dirty

Age

Old

Color

Brown

Origin

Irish

Material

Wooden

Noun

Table

It is not necessary to use all the Adjectives at the same time, generally we use no more than 3 of them in the same sentence to describe a noun. Some examples...

- A small pink bike.

- An awful new cotton hat.

- This is an enormous broken old American car.

1. Generally, to describe a noun, we don't use more than 2 or 3 Adjectives.

2. There is not an established order to be respected when we use many Adjectives in a sentence.

3. When the Adjective depends on the verb, it is written…

4. Which of the following is an Interrogative Adjective?

5. "First" and "Ten" are examples of Quantitative Adjectives

6. "That" and "Those" are considered Quantitative Adjectives.

7. The Numerical Adjectives are used to talk about amounts.

8. The Adjectives have no gender.

9. The Demonstrative Adjectives have different form in Singular and Plural.

10. Generally, the Adjectives are written after the Noun.

11. There is an order to be followed when we use more than one Adjective in a sentence.

12. To identify the gender of the Adjective, we generally take into account the Noun next to it.

13. Which of the following sentences is written correctly?

14. _____ flowers are pink.

15. The Interrogative Adjectives are used…