ADJECTIVES Comparatives and Superlatives
One-syllable adjective 1 <ul><li>We make the  comparative  and  superlative  of one-syllable adjectives ending in  e  by a...
One-syllable adjective 2 <ul><li>We make the  comparative  and  superlative  of other one-syllable adjectives by adding  e...
One-syllable adjective III <ul><li>We need to  double the last letter  of adjectives that end in one vowel + one consonant...
Two-syllable adjectives <ul><li>We make the  comparative  and  superlative  of two-syllable adjectives ending in  y  by ch...
Two-syllable adjectives and longer adjectives. <ul><li>To make the  comparative  and  superlative  of these adjectives we ...
Irregular adjectives <ul><li>good better the best </li></ul><ul><li>bad worse the worst </li></ul><ul><li>little less the ...
<ul><li>We use  than  after  comparative  adjectives.  “ Russia is bigger  than  China .” </li></ul><ul><li>After  superla...
Write the comparative and superlative form of these adjectives . <ul><li>Red  _________ _________ </li></ul><ul><li>Slow _...
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Adjectives

  1. 1. ADJECTIVES Comparatives and Superlatives
  2. 2. One-syllable adjective 1 <ul><li>We make the comparative and superlative of one-syllable adjectives ending in e by adding r and st . (nice nicer nicest) </li></ul>
  3. 3. One-syllable adjective 2 <ul><li>We make the comparative and superlative of other one-syllable adjectives by adding er and est . </li></ul><ul><li>fast faster fastest </li></ul><ul><li>short shorter shortest </li></ul><ul><li>cold colder coldest </li></ul>
  4. 4. One-syllable adjective III <ul><li>We need to double the last letter of adjectives that end in one vowel + one consonant, then add er and est . </li></ul><ul><li>hot hotter hottest </li></ul><ul><li>big bigger biggest </li></ul><ul><li>fat fatter fattest </li></ul><ul><li>thin thinner thinnest </li></ul>
  5. 5. Two-syllable adjectives <ul><li>We make the comparative and superlative of two-syllable adjectives ending in y by changing y to i and adding er and est . </li></ul><ul><li> happy happier happiest </li></ul><ul><li> funny funnier funniest </li></ul><ul><li> crazy crazier craziest </li></ul><ul><li> lazy lazier laziest </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  6. 6. Two-syllable adjectives and longer adjectives. <ul><li>To make the comparative and superlative of these adjectives we add more and the most before the adjective. </li></ul><ul><li>boring more boring the most boring </li></ul><ul><li>beautiful more beautiful the most beautiful </li></ul><ul><li> colourful more colourful the most colourful </li></ul>
  7. 7. Irregular adjectives <ul><li>good better the best </li></ul><ul><li>bad worse the worst </li></ul><ul><li>little less the least </li></ul><ul><li>far farther the farthest </li></ul><ul><li>much more the most </li></ul><ul><li>many more the most </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>We use than after comparative adjectives. “ Russia is bigger than China .” </li></ul><ul><li>After superlatives , we normally use in before the names of places. </li></ul><ul><li>“ Everest is the highest mountain in the world.” </li></ul><ul><li>After superlatives, we also use in before singular words for groups of people. </li></ul><ul><li>“ My brother is the youngest player in the orchestra.” </li></ul><ul><li>In most other cases we use of after superlatives. </li></ul><ul><li>“ This is the shortest day of the year” </li></ul>
  9. 9. Write the comparative and superlative form of these adjectives . <ul><li>Red _________ _________ </li></ul><ul><li>Slow _________ _________ </li></ul><ul><li>Wet _________ _________ </li></ul><ul><li>Lazy _________ _________ </li></ul><ul><li>Careful _________ _________ </li></ul><ul><li>Thin _________ _________ </li></ul><ul><li>Dangerous _________ _________ </li></ul><ul><li>Angry _________ _________ </li></ul><ul><li>Interested _________ _________ </li></ul><ul><li>Good _________ _________ </li></ul><ul><li>Slim _________ _________ </li></ul><ul><li>Strange _________ _________ </li></ul><ul><li>Bad _________ _________ </li></ul>

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