Adjective A word that describes or limits a noun. The small child left. The child is small. Mary looked unhappy.
The hostess, calm and serene, entered the hall.
A word that modifies anything except a noun or a pronoun. Manner: John performed well. Time: I must leave now. Frequency: We often go on picnics. Place: There he sat, alone and quiet. Direction: The police officer turned away. Degree: I could barely hear the speaker.
Hint: Answers the questions: How? When? Where?
Review: Parts of Speech