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Comparatives vs superlatives

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A presentation to know more about comparatives and superlatives

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  • 1. COMPARATIVES and SUPERLATIVES
  • 2. COMPARATIVES
    • Comparatives are very commonly followed by than
    • We use them to compare
    • They end with ER
    • John is tall er than me .
  • 3. COMPARATIVES
    • They end with ER
    • Ex: fast er light er near er cute r small er tall er
    • When it has one vowel and one consonant at the end
    • Hot ho tter big bi gger fat fa tter
  • 4.
    • If an adjective ends in a consonant followed by -y, -ier : dry -> dr ier
    Tid ier Tidy Prett ier Pretty luck ier Lucky Comparative Adjective
  • 5.
    • MORE
    • Adjective ENDS…
    • Ful useful
    • Ed relaxed
    • Ing interesting
    • Two or more syllabus
    • More modern more beautiful
    • More interesting more expensive
    • More important more popular
  • 6.
    • When it ends in Y drop the Y and add ier
    • Ex. Happy happ ier lonely lonel ier
    • We use MORE before the adjective
    • More modern more beautiful
    • More interesting more expensive
    • More important more useful
  • 7. SUPERLATIVES
    • They are often used on their own if it is clear what or who is being compared.
    • Ex: the most delicious chocolate cake I’ve ever eaten
  • 8. SUPERLATIVES
    • They end with EST
    • Ex: fast est light est near est cut est small est tall est
    • When it has one vowel and one consonant at the end
    • Hot ho ttest big bi ggest fat fa ttest
  • 9.
    • When it ends in Y drop the Y and add iest
    • Ex. Happy happ iest lonely lonel iest
  • 10.
    • When it ends in Y drop the Y and add iest
    • Ex. Happy happ iest lonely lonel iest
    • We use MOST before the adjective
    • Most modern most beautiful
    • Most interesting most expensive
    • Most important most useful
  • 11. MORE/MOST
    • Important Popular
    • Dangerous Intelligent
    • Expensive Polluted
    • Pleasure Relaxed
    • Difficult Famous
    • Comfortable Fascinating
  • 12. IRREGULARS
    • ADJ COMPARATIVE SUPERLATIVE
    • Good/well Better the best
    • Bad worse the worst
    • Little less least
    • Far further/farther furthest farthest
  • 13. EXAMPLES
    • Britney Spears is younger than Cameron Diaz, but Avril L. is the youngest
    • Asthon K. is taller than Leonardo D.
    • Salma H. is the most beautiful
    • Oralndo B. is the most handsome
  • 14.
    • Choose the correct form of the adjective (comparative or superlative):
    • 1) My English teacher is .......... (friendly) my history teacher.
    • 2) This medicine works .......... (good) the one I took last week.
    • 3) Who is .......... (good) soccer player in the world?
    • 4) She always gets good grades; she must be .......... (intelligent) girl in the class.
  • 15.
    • 6) Which country is .......... (big): Mexico or Costa Rica?
    • 7) Aconcagua is .......... (high) mountain in South America.
    • 8) A Ferrari is .......... (fast) a Jetta.
    • 9) Michael Jackson is .......... (famous) Luis Miguel.
    • 10)This exercise was .......... (easy) the previous one
  • 16.
    • http :// www.english4all . pro.br / L4ComparativeSuperlative . htm

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