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Comparative

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  • 1. COMPARATIVE SENTENCESWITH SHORT ADJECTIVES; [(ADJECTIVE+ER) THAN] “My brother is taller than my sister”WITH LONG ADJECTIVES; [MORE ADJECTIVE THAN] “Mike is more intelligent than Jake” We use comparative sentences to compare TWO ELEMENTS in one sentence.
  • 2. Sheldon is more intelligent than Penny. Howard is shorter than Sheldon. Penny is trendier than Rajesh is shier than Howard. Rajesh. RAJESHHOWARD SHELDON LEONARD PENNY
  • 3. SUPERLATIVE SENTENCESWITH SHORT ADJECTIVES; [THE (ADJECTIVE+EST)] “Susan is the tallest in her class”WITH LONG ADJECTIVES; [THE MOST ADJECTIVE]“Alison is the most intelligent in her family”We use superlative sentences tocompare ONE ELEMENT with all the elements in a group.
  • 4. Sheldon is the most intelligent. Howard is the shortest. Rajesh is the shiest. Penny is the trendiest. RAJESHHOWARD SHELDON LEONARD PENNY
  • 5. IRREGULAR ADJECTIVESADJECTIVES COMPARATIVE SUPERLATIVEGood Better than The bestBad Worse than The worstFar Farther than The farthest Further than The furthest
  • 6. (not) as…asWe can also compare two elements with the structure: [ as adjective as]“London is as interesting as Paris.” [ not as adjective as] “Portugal is not as big as Spain.”
  • 7. Howard is not as tall as Sheldon. Leonard is as short as Rajesh. Leonard is not as trendy as Penny. RAJESHHOWARD SHELDON LEONARD PENNY

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