COMPARATIVE Adjectives
One-syllable adjectives . <ul><li>Adjective + er than  (tall – tall er  /   old – old er )  Example: Mary is tall er than ...
<ul><li>If the one-syllable adjective ends with a single consonant with a vowel before it, double the consonant and add – ...
Two-syllable adjectives   <ul><li>With most two-syllable adjectives, you form the comparative with more.  Example:  1-This...
<ul><li>If the two-syllable adjectives ends with –y, change the  y  to  i  and add – er  </li></ul><ul><li>Happy –happ ier...
IRREGULAR ADJECTIVES <ul><li>COMPLETELY DIFFERENT </li></ul><ul><li>Good –better  </li></ul><ul><li>Bad – worse </li></ul>...
 
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Comparative adjectives

  1. 1. COMPARATIVE Adjectives
  2. 2. One-syllable adjectives . <ul><li>Adjective + er than (tall – tall er / old – old er ) Example: Mary is tall er than Lucy </li></ul><ul><li>If the one-syllable adjective ends with an e, just add – r Example: Mary's car is large r than Lucy's car </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>If the one-syllable adjective ends with a single consonant with a vowel before it, double the consonant and add – er </li></ul><ul><li>Example:My dog is big ger than your dog. </li></ul>Fat ter Fat Thin ner Thin Big ger Big
  4. 4. Two-syllable adjectives <ul><li>With most two-syllable adjectives, you form the comparative with more. Example: 1-This morning is more peaceful than yesterday morning. </li></ul><ul><li>2-Max is more careful than Mike.. </li></ul><ul><li>3- Jill is more thoughtful than your sister. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>If the two-syllable adjectives ends with –y, change the y to i and add – er </li></ul><ul><li>Happy –happ ier </li></ul><ul><li>Angry – angr ier </li></ul><ul><li>Busy – bus ier </li></ul><ul><li>John is hap pier today than he was yesterday. </li></ul><ul><li>Max is angr ier than Mary. </li></ul><ul><li>Mary is bus ier than Max . </li></ul>
  6. 6. IRREGULAR ADJECTIVES <ul><li>COMPLETELY DIFFERENT </li></ul><ul><li>Good –better </li></ul><ul><li>Bad – worse </li></ul><ul><li>Far –farther </li></ul><ul><li>Little –less </li></ul><ul><li>Many -more </li></ul>

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