December 17, 2014

Adjectives: How Do We Use Thee?

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Ah, the adjective. The exquisite, illustrative, compelling adjective. How Do We Use Thee? How do we use thee? Let us count the ways We use thee to the interesting, fun, cool heights our purple prose can reach, when pushing past the limits of … [Read more...]

Adjectives: The basics

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Adjectives are one of the eight parts of speech. Just as a reminder, the others are the verb, the noun, the pronoun, the adverb, the preposition, the conjunction, and the interjection. The primary purpose of an adjective is to modify a noun. They … [Read more...]

Adjectives: Limiting

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These types of adjectives specify or limit the noun. An adjective that limits a noun; they include definite articles, indefinite articles, possessive adjectives, demonstrative adjectives, indefinite adjectives, interrogative adjectives, cardinal … [Read more...]

Adjectives: Descriptive

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Help keep The Tongue Untied free, and we’ll send you an easy-to-read PDF of the entire 10-week curriculum, including extensive topic explanations and usage examples. Perfect for learning AND teaching!. $15.00  These types of adjectives add detail … [Read more...]

Adjectives: Predicate Adjective

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This is a special type of adjective that follows a linking verb and modifies (directly refers to) the subject of the sentence. [In the following examples, the predicate adjective is bold and the subject/noun is underlined.] People are interested … [Read more...]