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    Mike12345 is offline Member
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    Is advanced a noun or an ajective?

    Our school runs summer English language courses at three levels, from beginner to advanced.

    Teachers, Is the word "advanced" in this sentence a noun or an ajective? I think it is a noun. Because "beginner" is a noun, advanced should be a noun. But I found out that it only can be used as a verb or an ajective when I checked it out in the dictionary.

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    Re: Is advanced a noun or an ajective?

    Both "beginner" and "advanced" are adjectives modifying the word courses.

    You may think it weird to have adjectives after a preposition. However, the word "courses" is implied and not shown as it is redundant.

    Our school runs summer English language courses at three levels, from beginner to advanced (courses).
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 27-Jul-2017 at 07:58. Reason: Fixing typo.
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