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Comparatives By Prof. Rinkerman
What is a “ c omparative form”? <ul><li>Com parative  form expresses the idea of ‘more’   </li></ul>fast -er My car is fas...
“ Comparative form”? <ul><li>How is  a ‘ comparative ’  form built? </li></ul>good modern long er one syllable adjectives ...
Spelling note: <ul><li>If the adjective ends in: </li></ul><ul><li>consonant  +  vowel  +  consonant  ( c v c ) double the...
What is a “ superlative  form”? <ul><li>Com para tive form expresses the idea of ‘most’   </li></ul>fast -est My car is fa...
“ Superlative  form”? <ul><li>How is  a ‘superl ative ’  form built? </li></ul>y long est one syllable adjectives two syll...
Summary comparison long est iest funn modern most The   best long er ie r funn modern more better long funny modern good c...
Exercise : write the comparative form Where you are: Contents Noun Adjective Syllable Comparatives Superlatives Comparison...
Check your answers Where you are: Contents Noun Adjective Syllable Comparatives Superlatives Comparison Practice Help Dict...
Exercise : write the superlative form Where you are: Contents Noun Adjective Syllable Comparatives Superlatives Comparison...
Check your answers Where you are: Contents Noun Adjective Syllable Comparatives Superlatives Comparison Practice Help Dict...
Change of ‘y’ into ‘i’ Where you are: Contents Noun Adjective Syllable Comparatives Superlatives Comparison Practice Help ...
Change of ‘y’ into ‘i’ Where you are: Contents Noun Adjective Syllable Comparatives Superlatives Comparison Practice Help ...
Spelling note: <ul><li>If the adjective ends in: </li></ul><ul><li>consonant  +  vowel  +  consonant  ( c v c ) double the...
Help Where you are: Contents Noun Adjective Syllable Comparatives Superlatives Comparison Practice Help Dictionary Slides ...
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    1. 1. Comparatives By Prof. Rinkerman
    2. 2. What is a “ c omparative form”? <ul><li>Com parative form expresses the idea of ‘more’ </li></ul>fast -er My car is fast. But his car is faster. Where you are: Contents Noun Adjective Syllable Comparatives Superlatives Comparison Practice Help Dictionary Back
    3. 3. “ Comparative form”? <ul><li>How is a ‘ comparative ’ form built? </li></ul>good modern long er one syllable adjectives two syllable adjectives ending in -ly funn other two and three syllable adjectives irregular adjectives for example ‘good’ and “bad”  Where you are: Contents Noun Adjective Syllable Comparatives Superlatives Comparison Practice Help Dictionary Back y ier modern more b etter worse
    4. 4. Spelling note: <ul><li>If the adjective ends in: </li></ul><ul><li>consonant + vowel + consonant ( c v c ) double the last consonant before adding “er” </li></ul>b i g - g er My house is big . But her house is bi g g er . Where you are: Contents Noun Adjective Syllable Comparatives Superlatives Comparison Practice Help Dictionary Back
    5. 5. What is a “ superlative form”? <ul><li>Com para tive form expresses the idea of ‘most’ </li></ul>fast -est My car is fast. Your car is fast. But his car is the fast est . Where you are: Contents Noun Adjective Syllable Comparatives Superlatives Comparison Practice Help Dictionary Back
    6. 6. “ Superlative form”? <ul><li>How is a ‘superl ative ’ form built? </li></ul>y long est one syllable adjectives two syllable adjectives ending in -ly funn other two and three syllable adjectives irregular adjectives for example ‘good’ and ‘bad’ Where you are: Contents Noun Adjective Syllable Comparatives Superlatives Comparison Practice Help Dictionary Back iest  modern modern most good Best worst
    7. 7. Summary comparison long est iest funn modern most The best long er ie r funn modern more better long funny modern good comparative superlative Where you are: Contents Noun Adjective Syllable Comparatives Superlatives Comparison Practice Help Dictionary Back bad worse The worst
    8. 8. Exercise : write the comparative form Where you are: Contents Noun Adjective Syllable Comparatives Superlatives Comparison Practice Help Dictionary Back <ul><li>List of adjectives </li></ul><ul><ul><li>hot big thin </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>nice pleasant young </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>short intelligent lovely </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>kind happy attractive </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>exciting pretty unhappy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>good annoyed careless </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>bad tasty perfect </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>tired upset terrible </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ugly </li></ul></ul>
    9. 9. Check your answers Where you are: Contents Noun Adjective Syllable Comparatives Superlatives Comparison Practice Help Dictionary Back <ul><li>List of adjectives </li></ul><ul><ul><li>hot t er  big g er thin n er </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>nice r more pleasant young er </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>short er more intelligent lovel i er </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>kind er happ i er more attractive </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>More exciting prett i er unhapp i er </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Good better m ore annoyed more careless </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>bad worse tast i er more perfect </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>More Tired more upset more terrible ugl i er </li></ul></ul>
    10. 10. Exercise : write the superlative form Where you are: Contents Noun Adjective Syllable Comparatives Superlatives Comparison Practice Help Dictionary Back <ul><li>List of adjectives </li></ul><ul><ul><li>hot big thin </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>nice pleasant young </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>short intelligent lovely </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>kind happy attractive </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>exciting pretty unhappy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>good annoyed careless </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>bad tasty perfect </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>tired upset terrible </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ugly </li></ul></ul>
    11. 11. Check your answers Where you are: Contents Noun Adjective Syllable Comparatives Superlatives Comparison Practice Help Dictionary Back <ul><li>List of adjectives </li></ul><ul><ul><li>hot t est big g est thin n est </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>nice st the most pleasant young est </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>short est the most intelligent lovel i est </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>kind est happ i est the most attractive </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The most exciting prett i est unhapp i est </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Good best the most annoyed the most careless </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>bad worst tast i est the most perfect </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The most Tired the most upset the most terrible ugl i est </li></ul></ul>
    12. 12. Change of ‘y’ into ‘i’ Where you are: Contents Noun Adjective Syllable Comparatives Superlatives Comparison Practice Help Dictionary Back funny +er y  i funn +ier funnier We want the comparative form of the adjective ‘funny’ Click here to go back
    13. 13. Change of ‘y’ into ‘i’ Where you are: Contents Noun Adjective Syllable Comparatives Superlatives Comparison Practice Help Dictionary Back funny + est y  i funn + iest funn i est We want the superlative form of the adjective ‘funny’ Click here to go back
    14. 14. Spelling note: <ul><li>If the adjective ends in: </li></ul><ul><li>consonant + vowel + consonant ( c v c ) double the last consonant before adding “er” </li></ul>b i g - g er My house is big . But her house is bi g g er . Where you are: Contents Noun Adjective Syllable Comparatives Superlatives Comparison Practice Help Dictionary Back
    15. 15. Help Where you are: Contents Noun Adjective Syllable Comparatives Superlatives Comparison Practice Help Dictionary Slides change after you press ENTER Shows your position Helps you navigate – backwards and forwards Back  Click to learn more
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