Parts of Speech - Adjectives
When you are using separate nounsA noun is a word that names a person, place, thing, or idea. Examples: man, city, book, and courage. Source: Lesson 16, be sure to use the articles (a, an, or the) before each noun. If only one thing or person is meant, do not repeat the article.
I need a secretary and a bookkeeper. (two persons)
I need a secretary and bookkeeper. (one person)
She lost the black and white kitten. (one kitten)
She lost the black and the white kitten. (two kittens)
Instructions: Choose the correct form in these sentences.
1. Mrs. Jones is (a wife and a doctor, a wife and doctor).
2. Jane wanted (a girl and a boy, a girl and boy) for the committee.
3. Jack was wearing (a green and red, a green and a red) shirt.
4. Joan wants to be (a rock star or a lawyer, a rock star or lawyer).
5. Jim brought (a bat and ball, a bat and a ball).