How to use adjectives in English

How to use adjectives in English

You want to learn how to use adjectives in English? You've come to the right place! Scroll down and see the short English lessons complete with useful examples. Big, small, happy, sad... we'll teach you all you need to know about English adjectives.

English adjectives

Adjectives are generally used to describe nouns. Adjectives come before the noun in English just like in English.


the hot summer
the cold summer
the short summer
the dry summer
the long summer
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Step 7 : Adjectives in English

Adjectives are used to describe nouns. To get started, we suggest you learn the three English adjectives large, small and old (big, small, old). Using the nouns book, chair and door (book, chair, door) which you learned in Step 3, learn to use each adjective with each noun (the big book, the old chair, the small door). You can scroll to the top of this page to see a short lesson about English adjectives including useful examples. After you've learned to use the adjectives large, small and old with the nouns book, chair and door you can move on to Step 8 (English Verbs).

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