Comparative and superlative   forms of adjectives             CARLOS VEGA
What is an adjective?Adjective is a word which describes a noun         adjectives         noun              big          ...
What is a syllable?Syllable is a part of a word containing vowel sound               read ing     read                    ...
Syllables – examples 1. One-syllable adjectives fast big tall         long 2. Two-syllable adjectives happy crazy dirty3. ...
How do we make a comparative?    If the adjective has got one syllable                  fast-er              My car is fas...
SpellingAdjectives endingCVC: double theconsonant                      big-ger            My house is big.  But my brother...
“Comparative form”    How is a ‘comparative’ form built?one syllable adjectives   long ertwo syllable adjectives          ...
Change of ‘y’ into ‘i’We want the comparative form   of the adjective ‘funny’ funny +er   yi                funnier funn ...
Long adjectivesExpensive         BeautifulKatherine Zeta Johns is morebeautiful than Britney Spears.Gold is more expensive...
What is a “superlative form”?Compartive form expresses the idea of ‘most’                 fast-est             My car is f...
“Superlative form”     How is a ‘superlative’ form built?one syllable adjectives    long esttwo syllable adjectives       ...
Summary comparison          comparative   superlativelong      longer        longestfunny     funnier       funniestmodern...
Irregular comparatives           comparative   superlativegood        better        bestbad         worse         worstfar...
COMPARATIVESDumbledore is older than Harry Potter.Harry Potter is younger than Dumbledore.
McQuenn is faster than Mater.Mater is older than McQuenn.
Hercules is stronger than Hades.
Turkish Food is better than      Chinese Food.
Snow White is more beautiful than             Queen.
Gold is more expensive than           silver.
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    1. 1. Comparative and superlative forms of adjectives CARLOS VEGA
    2. 2. What is an adjective?Adjective is a word which describes a noun adjectives noun big fast car expensive
    3. 3. What is a syllable?Syllable is a part of a word containing vowel sound read ing read ing 1st syllable 2nd syllable
    4. 4. Syllables – examples 1. One-syllable adjectives fast big tall long 2. Two-syllable adjectives happy crazy dirty3. Three-syllable adjectivesimportant wonderful
    5. 5. How do we make a comparative? If the adjective has got one syllable fast-er My car is fast. But his car is faster.
    6. 6. SpellingAdjectives endingCVC: double theconsonant big-ger My house is big. But my brother’s house is bigger than my house.
    7. 7. “Comparative form” How is a ‘comparative’ form built?one syllable adjectives long ertwo syllable adjectives ending in -y funnier  y ier other two and three syllable adjectives modern more modern irregular adjectives for example ‘good’ good better
    8. 8. Change of ‘y’ into ‘i’We want the comparative form of the adjective ‘funny’ funny +er yi funnier funn +ier
    9. 9. Long adjectivesExpensive BeautifulKatherine Zeta Johns is morebeautiful than Britney Spears.Gold is more expensive thansilver.
    10. 10. What is a “superlative form”?Compartive form expresses the idea of ‘most’ fast-est My car is fast. Your car is fast. But his car is the fastest.
    11. 11. “Superlative form” How is a ‘superlative’ form built?one syllable adjectives long esttwo syllable adjectives ending in -ly funny iest  other two and three syllable adjectives modern most modern irregular adjectives for example ‘good’ good best
    12. 12. Summary comparison comparative superlativelong longer longestfunny funnier funniestmodern more modern most moderngood better best
    13. 13. Irregular comparatives comparative superlativegood better bestbad worse worstfar further furthest
    14. 14. COMPARATIVESDumbledore is older than Harry Potter.Harry Potter is younger than Dumbledore.
    15. 15. McQuenn is faster than Mater.Mater is older than McQuenn.
    16. 16. Hercules is stronger than Hades.
    17. 17. Turkish Food is better than Chinese Food.
    18. 18. Snow White is more beautiful than Queen.
    19. 19. Gold is more expensive than silver.
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