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Adjectives

  1. 1. Degrees of Comparison ofAdjectives
  2. 2. Positive degree Modifiesor describes a singular noun or subject.Examples: nice large pretty dark big
  3. 3. niceMarian Rivera is a person.
  4. 4. Comparative degree Modifies or describes a noun by comparing it with another noun.Examples: bigger larger nicer darker prettier
  5. 5. Jupiter is larger than Earth.
  6. 6. In order to form correct comparative forms of Adjectives, one must follow these rules…1. For one syllable adjectives,we must add an –er. ex. Shei is nicer than his brother Aries.2. For adjectives ending in y, we must change prettier y to ithen add an –er. ex. Shei is pretty than her sister Abby. more3. Add more to some adjectives that does not
  7. 7. Superlative degree theform of an adjective that expresses a degree of the adverb or adjective being used that is greater than any other possible degree of the given descriptor. nicest prettiest biggest larges darkest t
  8. 8. The biggest planetin the solar system is Jupiter.
  9. 9. In order to form correct superlative forms of Adjectives, one must follow these rules…1. For one syllable adjectives ,we must add an –er. ex. Shei is the nicest child of Mr. Santos.2. For adjectives ending in y, we must change y to i prettiestthen add an –est. ex. Shei is the prettier among Mr. Santos’ children.3. Add most to some adjectives that does not end in y.
  10. 10. Irregular Adjectives The regular way to make comparative/superlative adjectives is to add -er/-est or to use more/most. A small number of adjectives, however, are irregular and some of these can be regular or irregular.
  11. 11. Positive Comparative Superlative Good Better Best Well Better Best Bad Worse Worst Far Further Furthest
  12. 12. Examples:Comparative1. Her piece is better than the speech I heard from Ramon.2. Her red tea is worse than Julie’s red tea.Superlative1. He is the best speaker I know.2. Her poem is the worst poem I’ve ever heard.
  13. 13. Prepared by:Sir RayRudolf M.Pastrana
  14. 14. Thanks!!!

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