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Adjectives and Adverbs Powerpoint Variations

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Unformatted text preview: Using Adjectives and Adverbs Correctly What are adjectives? • Adjectives modify nouns or pronouns • These words are all adjectives A hot day A happy camper A silly twit A big , bloody mess (both “big” and “bloody” modify “mess”) She is creative (“creative” is a subject complement that follows the linking verb “is”) A boring course (present participle used as an adjective So what are adverbs? • Adverbs modify verbs, adjectives and other adverbs • Many adverbs end with ly • Many adverbs answer the question “How?” • These are adverbs Eating quickly ( modifying a verb) Trying very hard ( modifying an adverb) A really big show ( modifying an adjective) Recognizing Adjectives & Adverbs • Many words have both an adjective and adverb form Adjective Adverb Happy kids Playing happily Smooth rock Running smoothly Good night Eating Well Efficient workers Working efficiently Casual dress Dressing casually Quick meeting Talking quickly hopeful children Waiting hopefully Real butter Really hot Comparatives and Superlatives • Most adverbs and adjectives also have a...
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