Comparatives & superlatives

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  • 1. LOGO 1Madam Haslinda Midy26/3/2014
  • 2. LOGO 2Madam Haslinda Midy26/3/2014 Spelling as Set Induction
  • 3. LOGO djectives 3Madam Haslinda Midy26/3/2014
  • 4. Contents What are Adjectives1 Comparative Adjectives2 Superlative Adjectives3 4 426/3/2014 Madam Haslinda Midy 4 Examples 5 Sentences
  • 5. What are Adjectives We use the adjectives to describe nouns. The adjectives modify the nouns by describing, identifying or quantifying words. There are comparative and superlative adjectives. Comparative adjectives are used to compare 2 nouns. Superlative adjectives are used to compare 3 or more nouns. 526/3/2014 Madam Haslinda Midy
  • 6. Comparative Adjectives What are comparative adjectives? Comparative adjectives are used to clarify the difference between 2 objects/nouns. Comparative adjectives are used to compare 2 nouns. To state that one noun has more of something than the 2nd noun. 626/3/2014 Madam Haslinda Midy
  • 7. Superlative Adjectives What are Superlative Adjectives? Superlative adjectives are used to compare 3 or more nouns. Expresses the extreme or highest degree of a quality. To describe the extreme quality of one thing in a group of things. 726/3/2014 Madam Haslinda Midy
  • 8. Adjectives Examples 826/3/2014 Madam Haslinda Midy old - new old - young small - bigPretty - uglyTall - short
  • 9. Comparative Adjectives One Syllable Adjectives By adding –er for the comparative Examples tall - taller old - older long - longer 926/3/2014 Madam Haslinda Midy
  • 10. Comparative Adjectives Add ‘-er’ 1026/3/2014 Madam Haslinda Midy smart smarter high higher young younger sweet sweeter rich richer short shorter
  • 11. Comparative Adjectives Two Syllable Adjectives ending with ‘y’ You change the ‘y’ with ‘i’ and add ‘er’ Examples easy - easier happy - happier funny - funnier Busy - busier 1126/3/2014 Madam Haslinda Midy
  • 12. Comparative Adjectives 1226/3/2014 Madam Haslinda Midy heavy heavier funny funnier lovely lovelier busy busier easy easier happy happier Change ‘y’ to ‘i’ add ‘er’
  • 13. Comparative Adjectives Two Syllable Adjectives You form the comparative with more Examples peaceful - more peaceful careful - more careful thoughtful - more thoughtful 1326/3/2014 Madam Haslinda Midy
  • 14. Comparative Adjectives Three or more Syllables You form the comparative with more Examples generous - more generous important - more important intelligent - more intelligent 1426/3/2014 Madam Haslinda Midy
  • 15. Comparative Adjectives 1526/3/2014 Madam Haslinda Midy careful More careful active More active beautiful More beautiful delicious More delicious intelligent More intelligent comfort More comfort Add ‘more’
  • 16. Comparative Adjectives 1626/3/2014 Madam Haslinda Midy little less bad worse much more many more far farther good better Irregular comparatives
  • 17. Superlative Adjectives Text Tall -tallest Old - oldest Long – longest One syllable Adjectives 1726/3/2014 Madam Haslinda Midy
  • 18. Superlative Adjectives Two syllable adjectives Peaceful Careful Thoughtful Most peaceful Most careful Most thoughtful 1826/3/2014 Madam Haslinda Midy
  • 19. Superlative Adjectives Generous – most generous Important – most important Intelligent – most intelligent Three or more syllables adjectives 1926/3/2014 Madam Haslinda Midy
  • 20. Superlative Adjectives Add ‘-est’ 2026/3/2014 Madam Haslinda Midy smart smarter smartest high higher highest young younger youngest sweet sweeter sweetest rich richer richest short shorter shortest
  • 21. Superlative Adjectives 2126/3/2014 Madam Haslinda Midy heavy heavier heaviest funny funnier funniest lovely lovelier loveliest busy busier busiest easy easier easiest happy happier happiest Change ‘y’ to ‘i’ add ‘est’
  • 22. Superlative Adjectives 2226/3/2014 Madam Haslinda Midy careful More careful Most careful active More active Most active beautiful More beautiful Most beautiful delicious More delicious Most delicious intelligent More intelligent Most intelligent comfort More comfort Most comfort Add ‘most’
  • 23. Superlative Adjectives 2326/3/2014 Madam Haslinda Midy little less least bad worse worst much more most many more most far farther farthest good better best Irregular comparatives
  • 24. Sentences The lady is taller the man. Merlin is older than Harry. Legolas’s hair is longer than Edward’s hair. 2426/3/2014 Madam Haslinda Midy Examples of One Syllable Adjectives
  • 25. Sentences Peter is happy. Jack is happier than Peter. Tom is the happiest among them. 2526/3/2014 Madam Haslinda Midy Examples of two Syllable Adjectives
  • 26. Sentences Stacy is a beautiful lady. Siti Nurhaliza is more beautiful than Stacy. Ashwarai is the most beautiful lady. 2626/3/2014 Madam Haslinda Midy Examples of Three or more Syllable Adjectives
  • 27. Sentences John is the most generous of all the people I know. Of all the taxi drivers, Jack is the most careful . Mary is the tallest of all the students. One syllable adjectives Two syllable adjectives Three or more syllable adjectives 2726/3/2014 Madam Haslinda Midy
  • 28. Now try these questions One syllable adjectives +er than Two syllable Adjectives +ier than Three or more syllable adjectives More ……. than 2826/3/2014 Madam Haslinda Midy
  • 29. Now try these questions One syllable adjectives +er than Two syllable Adjectives +ier than Three or more syllable adjectives More ……. than 2926/3/2014 Madam Haslinda Midy
  • 30. 3026/3/2014 Madam Haslinda Midy 1. The fish I caught is (big) than the one you caught. _______________________________________________ 2. That is the (small) umbrella I have ever seen! _______________________________________________ 3. She is the (pretty) lady in the room. _______________________________________________ 4. My friend is (fabulous) than yours. _______________________________________________ 5. That building is (large) than the one next to it. _______________________________________________ Rewrite the following sentences with the correct adjectives
  • 31. 3126/3/2014 Madam Haslinda Midy 1. The fish I caught is (big) than the one you caught. The fish I caught is bigger than the one you caught. 2. That is the (small) umbrella I have ever seen! That is the smallest umbrella I have ever seen! 3. She is the (pretty) lady in the room. She is the prettiest lady in the room. 4. My friend is (fabulous) than yours. My friend is more fabulous than yours. 5. That building is (large) than the one next to it. That building is larger than the one next to it. Rewrite the following sentences with the correct adjectives
  • 32. LOGO 3226/3/2014 Madam Haslinda Midy