Adjectives usually precede nouns, but also can follow words they describe.
(esp when used with linking verbs).
The words a, an, and the, form a spl group of adjs called articles.
Ch 11 has more on Adjs.
Modify (describe or limit) verbs, adjs, or other adverbs.
WHEN HOW WHERE
TO WHAT EXTENT
Carefully, now, really, evenly, only, too, rather, very, greatly
Many, but not all, words ending in ly, will be adverbs. Some exceptions are friendly, costly, and ugly these are adjectives.
Join nouns and pronouns to other words in a sentence. Pre- before and obj (noun or pronoun). Show relationship between the object of the
preposition and another word in the sentence.
She talked with him.
She talked about him.
She talked to him.
list of prepositions
Some of the most frequently used prepositions are:
At, by, for, from, in, of, to, and with
Be SURE to recognize the objects of prepositions so you won't confuse them with sentence subjects.
Words that connect other words or groups are conjunctions (coordinating conjunctions).
And, or, nor, but