Comparative and Superlative Adjectives

Comparative adjectives typically compare two things. Superlative adjectives compare more than two things. Adjectives that contain only one syllable or end in y use er to form comparatives and est to form superlatives. For adjectives ending in y, change the y to i before adding er or est. For example: old – older – oldest young – younger – youngest […]

Definite and indefinite articles

The words a, an, some and the always come before a Noun and are called articles. Indefinite Articles—a, an, some an—used before singular count nouns beginning with a vowel (a, e, i, o, u) or vowel sound: an apple, an elephant, an issue, an orange a—used before singular count nouns beginning with consonants (other than […]

Singular and Plural Nouns

Singular and Plural Nouns

A noun names a person, place, thing, or idea. Usually, the first page of a grammar book tells you about nouns. Nouns give names of concrete or abstract things in our lives. As babies learn “mom,” “dad,” or “milk” as their first word, nouns should be the first topic when you study a foreign language. […]