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We look at the building blocks of the English language: words. Every word belongs to one category or another, and sometimes more than one category. We call these categories parts of speech. There are 9 basic parts of speech: nouns, pronouns, verbs, adjectives, determiners, adverbs, prepositions, conjunctions, and interjections. We talk about them one by one, with plenty of examples for using them in everyday life.

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Parts of Speech - Adjectives - Part 1

Difficulty: difficulty - Newbie Newbie

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Adjectives are an important part of speech. They give us additional information about nouns. Let's look at how they work in English.

Parts of Speech - Adjectives - Part 2

Difficulty: difficulty - Newbie Newbie

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Sigrid looks at how the comparative and superlative forms of one- and two-syllable adjectives are created.

Parts of Speech - Adjectives - Part 3

Difficulty: difficulty - Newbie Newbie

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Here's a simple list of common, everyday adjectives in their positive, comparative and superlative forms, divided into groups to facilitate memorization.

Parts of Speech - Adjectives - Part 4

Difficulty: difficulty - Newbie Newbie

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Sigrid looks at the comparative and superlative forms of adjectives that have a "Y" or an "E" at the end, and also some that don't follow any pattern at all!

Parts of Speech - Adjectives - Part 5

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

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With longer adjectives, we have to add some extra words in order to form the comparative and superlative. Sigrid explains how.

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