Structure: An adjective is simply used with be as
in the examples
The structure is : be+ adjective
a) The car is red.
b) The car is big.
c) The car is dirty.
d) The car is old
e) The car is beautiful. Use:
An adjective gives information about a noun. In the
examples the adjectives tells us about the quality,
the appearance or the speakers ideas about the
Note that the subject in example a,b,c and d are the
same, but the adjectives are different. Therefore,
each adjective modifies the noun in a different way
as: size, color, appearance and opinion.
f) I am old.
g) He is tired.
h) She is friendly.
Adjectives can also modify pronouns as in examples
f, g, and h.
i) They are happy
j) Mike and John are short.
k) Lemons are sour.
Adjectives can give information about more than one
noun, but adjectives do not have plural ending as s
A & an can not be used with a single adjective
1) The car is a red. ( In correct) See example( a)
Adjectives dont have plural forms:
2) Mike and John are short. . ( In correct) See