Ch 6: Adjectives in English

About This Chapter

The Adjectives in English chapter of this English Grammar Rules course is the most efficient way to study how to include adjectives in sentences. This chapter uses simple and fun lessons that take about five minutes to complete, plus includes lesson quizzes and a chapter exam to ensure you understand the essential concepts associated with using adjectives.

Who's It For?

Anyone who needs help learning or mastering using adjectives will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There is no faster or easier way to learn about using adjectives. Among those who would benefit are:

  • Students who want to learn a broad topic in a short amount of time
  • Students who are looking for easy ways to identify the most important information on the topic
  • Students who have fallen behind in memorizing the rules associated with using adjectives in sentences
  • Students who prefer multiple ways of learning English grammar (visual or auditory)
  • Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
  • Students who have limited time to study for an upcoming exam

How It Works:

  • Complete each lesson in the chapter to review all key topics.
  • Refer to the lesson to reinforce your learning.
  • Test your understanding of each lesson with a short quiz.
  • Complete your review with the Adjectives in English chapter exam.

Why It Works:

  • Study Efficiently: The lessons in this chapter cover only information you need to know.
  • Retain What You Learn: Engaging instruction and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
  • Be Ready on Test Day: Take the Adjectives in English chapter exam to make sure you're prepared.
  • Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any English question. They're here to help!
  • Study With Flexibility: View lessons on any web-ready device.

Students Will Review:

This chapter summarizes the material students need to know about using adjectives for a standard English course. Topics covered include:

  • Examples of a limiting adjective
  • Uses for a descriptive adjective
  • Differences between comparative and superlative adjectives
  • Description of coordinate adjectives
  • Explanation of cumulative adjectives

5 Lessons in Chapter 6: Adjectives in English
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
What is a Limiting Adjective? - Definition & Examples

1. What is a Limiting Adjective? - Definition & Examples

Adjectives are used to describe something. We usually think of them as words like 'big' or 'sticky.' However, there are also adjectives that are a little trickier. They are called 'limiting adjectives.' In this lesson, we will take a look at the types of limiting adjectives and an example of each.

What is a Descriptive Adjective? - Definition & Examples

2. What is a Descriptive Adjective? - Definition & Examples

Descriptive adjectives are the most commonly used kind of adjective. They are used to describe different qualities of the noun or pronoun being modified. Learn about different types of descriptive adjectives, how to properly use them, and how they can add appeal to a sentence.

How to Use Comparative & Superlative Adjectives

3. How to Use Comparative & Superlative Adjectives

The English language has special rules for comparing two or more things. In this lesson, you will learn what comparative and superlative adjectives are as well as how to form them and when to use them.

What Are Coordinate Adjectives? - Definition & Examples

4. What Are Coordinate Adjectives? - Definition & Examples

In this lesson, we examine the use of coordinate adjectives to describe a noun. Coordinate adjectives are contrasted with cumulative adjectives. The proper comma use for both coordinate and cumulative adjectives is also discussed.

Cumulative Adjectives: Definition, Order & Examples

5. Cumulative Adjectives: Definition, Order & Examples

Adjectives are great tools for adding more information and detail to a sentence. In this lesson, we will learn what cumulative adjectives are and what the rules are when using more than one adjective to describe a noun.

Chapter Practice Exam
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