Comparatives and superlatives

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Comparatives and superlatives

  1. 1. Comparatives<br />and<br />Superlatives<br />Teacher Tomás<br />
  2. 2. Adjectives<br />Teacher Tomás<br />
  3. 3. Tall<br />Short<br />Sad<br />Happy<br />Empty<br />Full<br />Large<br />Small<br />Teacher Tomás<br />
  4. 4. Fast<br />Slow<br />Good<br />Bad<br />Clean<br />Dirty<br />New<br />Old<br />Teacher Tomás<br />
  5. 5. Heavy<br />Light<br />Far<br />Close<br />Thin<br />Fat<br />Hot<br />Cold<br />Teacher Tomás<br />
  6. 6. Wet<br />Dry<br />Old<br />Young<br />Easy<br />Difficult<br />Rigth<br />Wrong<br />Teacher Tomás<br />
  7. 7. Exercise #1 <br />Fill the blanks with the opposite of the adjective.<br />Tall:___________ Close:____________<br />Funny:_________ Modern:__________<br />Good:_________ Fat:______________<br />Tame:_________ Handsome:________<br />Cold:__________ Dry:_____________<br />Boring:_________ Lazy:_____________<br />Young:_________ Easy:_____________<br />Dull:___________ Big:______________<br />Right:__________ New:_____________<br />Fast:___________ Empty:____________<br />Clean:__________ Fast:______________<br />Teacher Tomás<br />
  8. 8. Comparatives<br />Teacher Tomás<br />
  9. 9. How is a Comparative Adjective formed:<br /><ul><li>If the adjective is short add the ending –er.</li></ul>Adjective Comparative<br />Short Shorter<br />Full Fuller<br />Old Older<br /><ul><li>If and adjective ends in –y, preceded by a consonant, change the –y for –I and add –er.</li></ul>Adjective Comparative<br />Pretty Prettier<br />Crazy Crazier<br />Ugly Uglier<br /><ul><li>If the adjective has more than 2 syllables (long adjective) we add the word more before the adjective to make the comparative.</li></ul>Adjective Comparative<br />Beautiful More beautiful<br />Intelligent More intelligent<br />Teacher Tomás<br />
  10. 10. <ul><li>Finally we have some adjectives that are irregular, and have to be memorized.</li></ul>Adjective Comparative<br />Good Better<br />Far Farther<br />Bad Worse<br />Exercise #2<br />Fill the blank with the correct comparative for each adjective<br />Cold:___________________ Young:___________________<br />Dry:____________________ Clean:___________________<br />Good:___________________ Funny:___________________<br />Handsome:_______________ Easy:____________________<br />Big:____________________ Fat:_____________________<br />Bad:___________________ Far:_____________________<br />Close:__________________ Thin:____________________<br />Dirty:____________________ Happy:__________________<br />Teacher Tomás<br />
  11. 11. Exercise #3<br />Complete the following sentences with the correct comparative.<br />Pizza is _________________ than broccoli.<br />France is __________________ than Mexico.<br />My Ipod is 2 times ________________ than yours.<br />Shakira is _____________________ than Amandititita.<br />1st B is ____________________ than 1st A.<br />My laptop is ___________________ than yours.<br />English homework is _________________ than Spanish homework.<br />A Ferrari is ________________ than a Volkswagen.<br />A basketball player is _________________ than a soccer player.<br />Bill Gates is ____________________ than me.<br />Teacher Tomás<br />
  12. 12. Superlatives<br />Teacher Tomás<br />
  13. 13. How is a Superlative formed:<br /><ul><li>If the adjective is short add the ending –est.</li></ul>Adjective Superlative<br />Short Shortest<br />Full Fullest<br />Old Oldest<br /><ul><li>If and adjective ends in –y, preceded by a consonant, change the –y for –I and add –est.</li></ul>Adjective Superlative<br />Pretty Prettiest<br />Crazy Craziest<br />Ugly Ugliest<br /><ul><li>If the adjective has more than 2 syllables (long adjective) we add the words themost before the adjective to make the comparative.</li></ul>Adjective Superlative<br />Beautiful The most beautiful<br />Intelligent The most intelligent<br />Teacher Tomás<br />
  14. 14. <ul><li>Finally we have some adjectives that are irregular, and have to be memorized.</li></ul>Adjective Superlative<br />Good The best<br />Far The farthest<br />Bad The worst<br />Exercise #4<br />Fill the column with the correct comparative and superlative form of the adjective.<br />Adjective Comparative Superlative<br />Clean ______________ __________________<br />Handsome ______________ __________________<br />Pretty ______________ __________________<br />Short ______________ __________________<br />Fast ______________ __________________<br />Intelligent ______________ __________________<br />Thin ______________ __________________<br />Beautiful ______________ __________________<br />Teacher Tomás<br />
  15. 15. Exercise #5<br />Look at the picture and answer with the correct Superlative.<br />Homer is _________________ member of the family. (old)<br />Marge is ___________________ if you count her hair. (tall)<br />Bart is __________________________ of the family. (dirty)<br />Maggie is ______________________ of the family. (young)<br />Lisa is ___________________________ of them all. (smart)<br />Teacher Tomás<br />
  16. 16. Teacher Tomás<br />Final Exercise<br />Find a partner using the numbers the teacher will give you and answer the following questions.<br />Who is the most intelligent in your class? __________________<br />Who is the worst singing? __________________<br />Who is the best singing? __________________<br />Who is the best soccer player? __________________<br />Who is the worst soccer player? __________________<br />Who is the most beautiful? __________________<br />Who is the most handsome? __________________<br />Who is the youngest? __________________<br />Who is the oldest? __________________<br />Who is the funniest? __________________<br />Who is the dirtiest? __________________<br />Who is the cleanest? __________________<br />Who is the most serious? __________________<br />Who is the tallest? __________________<br />Who is the shortest? __________________<br />
  17. 17. Teacher Tomás<br />Thanks for your attention.<br />

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