Comparison of adjectives

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Comparison of adjectives

  1. 1. ¿What is the use of comparative adjectives? Comparative adjectives is use to compare two things or two people. Esteban is fatter than Lyan. Or Lyan is thinner than Esteban.
  2. 2. These are the degrees of comparison: POSITIVE FORM COMPARATIVE SUPERLATIVE Bright Brighter The brightest Beautiful More beautiful The most beautiful Good Better The best
  3. 3. RULES There are some specific rules to form the comparatives, these depend of the adjective if it is: Regular, irregular and long adjectives. ¡Here you will learn this!
  4. 4. REGULAR ADJECTIVES • Usually form the comparative by adding-er to the adjective small (pequeño) - smaller (más pequeño) • If the adjective ends with e, only add r to form the comparative: Large (grande) – larger (más grande) • To form the superlative change er for the and est with the same rules: The largest (el mas grande)
  5. 5. REGULAR ADJECTIVES • If the word ends with a consonant and then Y change the Y for i then add-er. Easy (fácil) - easier (más fácil) • If a word ends with a consonant, a vowel, then another consonant and the stronger the last syllable, double the last letter before addinger. Hot (calido) – Hotter (más calido)
  6. 6. IRREGULAR ADJECTIVES the irregular adjectives are those that change its form. it's important that you memorize them. POSITIVE FORM COMPARATIVE SUPERLATIVE Good – Well Better The best Bad Worse The worst Much – Many More The most Little Less The least Far Further – Farther The furthest- the farther (people and things) - (distance and time) Old Older – Elder The oldest – The elder (people,age and things) -(seniority of people)
  7. 7. LONG ADJECTIVES • To form the comparative and superlative of adjectives of three or more syllables, add more and the most before the positive form: Beautiful - more beautiful (hermosa)- (mas hermosa)
  8. 8. SOME EXERCISES • • • • • • • Tea is cheaper than champagne. Movies are more interesting than TV shows. Harry is funnier than Paul. Karen is younger than Alice. This book is more important than that book. Your house is older than my house. Cartagena is hotter than Bogota.
  9. 9. ¡Thanks you!

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