Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Episode 15 – Vocabulary Skill – Changing Nouns To Adjectives By Adding -Y

Many adjectives are formed by adding -y to a noun.


A lot of short nouns                   noun + y                rain —> rainy

Nouns ending in e                      noun -e + y           noise –> noisy


Short nouns ending in consonant + vowel + consonant

Noun + double final consonant + -y

Sun ——–> sunny

How about these following adjectives?

Sugar            butter           bone

Cheese          crust             fat

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Arsenio’s ESL Podcast – Nouns To Adjectives





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