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  • 1. COMPARATIVE Adjectives
  • 2. One-syllable adjectives .
    • Adjective + er than (tall – tall er / old – old er ) Example: Mary is tall er than Lucy
    • If the one-syllable adjective ends with an e, just add – r Example: Mary's car is large r than Lucy's car
  • 3.
    • If the one-syllable adjective ends with a single consonant with a vowel before it, double the consonant and add – er
    • Example:My dog is big ger than your dog.
    Fat ter Fat Thin ner Thin Big ger Big
  • 4. Two-syllable adjectives
    • With most two-syllable adjectives, you form the comparative with more. Example: 1-This morning is more peaceful than yesterday morning.
    • 2-Max is more careful than Mike..
    • 3- Jill is more thoughtful than your sister.
  • 5.
    • If the two-syllable adjectives ends with –y, change the y to i and add – er
    • Happy –happ ier
    • Angry – angr ier
    • Busy – bus ier
    • John is hap pier today than he was yesterday.
    • Max is angr ier than Mary.
    • Mary is bus ier than Max .
  • 6. IRREGULAR ADJECTIVES
    • COMPLETELY DIFFERENT
    • Good –better
    • Bad – worse
    • Far –farther
    • Little –less
    • Many -more
  • 7.