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.
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
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.
Sheldon is the most intelligent. Howard is the shortest. Rajesh is the shiest. Penny is the trendiest. RAJESHHOWARD SHELDON LEONARD PENNY
IRREGULAR ADJECTIVESADJECTIVES COMPARATIVE SUPERLATIVEGood Better than The bestBad Worse than The worstFar Farther than The farthest Further than The furthest
(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.”
Howard is not as tall as Sheldon. Leonard is as short as Rajesh. Leonard is not as trendy as Penny. RAJESHHOWARD SHELDON LEONARD PENNY