Comparative & Superlative AdjectivesTo compare people ,things, animals ,, weTo compare people ,things, animals weuse the comparative:use the comparative: Claudia is older than Paul Claudia is older than PaulTo describe the extreme quality of one thingin a group of things, we use a superlative. Claudia is the oldest from the class. To express the highest degree of a quality.
quiet → the quietest/most quietclever → the cleverest/most clevernarrow → the narrowest/mostnarrowsimple → the simplest/most simple
Happiness is more important than moneyHappiness is more important than money Paul is taller than Peter Paul is taller than Peter
tall tallJustine is taller than ParisJustine is than Paris
important importantFamily is more important more important than money
The superlative The superlative Using – Est and Most Using – Est and Mosta) Comparative:a) Comparative:My brother is older than me.My brother is older than me. b) Superlative: b) Superlative: Grandpa is the oldest Grandpa is the oldest of all. of all.
Using More with nounA rugby player gets more injuries than a tennis playerA rugby player gets more injuries than a tennis player
Using More with noun you b) uld re o o tom Only )Wa m ke ad? ple ato mor lil al ase es e s More with nouns More with nouns Additional Additional Than not necessary Than not necessary
Making Comparasions with AS…..AS
Making Comparasions withMaking Comparisons with AS….AS AS…..ASPaul is not as old as SandraPaul is not as old as Sandra
heavy heavy A horse is heavier than a dog.An elephant is the heaviest of all.
Comparative:Jamie works more quickly than Pat. Superlative:Ben works the most quickly of all
Whats Chicago like?1 You are asking Todd about Chicago.Complete thequestions with is or are and thecorrect words from thebox.
Read the second part of the conversation with Todd. He compares the places he visited last year.Can you complete any of the sentences?