Exercise 1

Choose the correct forms with adjectives to complete the following sentences.

1 With this makeup, your eyes .

2 These are .

3 in their new house?

4 He has .

5 Sit down. You .

6 Our holidays .

7 John has problems at home. ?

8 Their project .

9 These cookies .

10 Her eyes .



Adjectives in English – grammar chart

Adjectives – old, interesting, expensive, etc.

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Adjective + noun

When we use adjectives with a noun in English, the adjectives go before the noun.

  • It’s an expensive guitar. (NOT It’s a guitar expensive.)
  • She has a new car


am/is/are + adjective

We can also use adjectives without a noun after the verb be.

  • This guitar is expensive
  • Her car is new

In questions the adjective can go after be + subject.

  • Is your car new
  • Are your classmates nice


feel/look/smell/sound/taste + adjective

We can also use adjectives without a noun after the verbs of the senses: feel, look, smell, sound, taste.

  • Your idea sounds interesting
  • I don’t like this soup. It tastes horrible.
  • You look tired
  • These cookies smell delicious
  • I feel depressed


No plural

Adjectives in English have no plural. They are always singular.

  • These are my favourite shoes. (NOT These are my favourites shoes.)
  • She has blue eyes. (NOT She has blues eyes.)



We can use very and quite before the adjectives.

  • It’s very expensive.
  • It’s quite expensive.