Comparative and Superlative Adjectives By: Jailimar Moreno
<ul><li>Adjectives  are words the modify other words. The comparative form of an adjective  compares two things. The super...
Examples  Adjectives <ul><li>large  larger  largest </li></ul><ul><li>The first apple is large.  </li></ul><ul><li>The sec...
Rule 1     To form the comparative or superlative  of one syllable words with  more than one vowel  OR  ending  with more ...
Rule 2     To form the comparative or  superlative of a  one syllable word ending  in e  add -r OR -st.  wide  wider wides...
Rule 3     To form the comparative or superlative of a one syllable word with  one vowel and one consonant at the end  dou...
Rule 4     To form the comparative or superlative of a  two syllable word ending in y , change the y to i, then add -er OR...
Rule 5     To form the comparative or superlative of a  two syllable word ending a vowel-sound that is not stressed  then ...
Irregular Adjectives   Word Comparative Superlative good better best bad worse worst much more most little less least far ...
Example: <ul><li>Nathan made  good  stew. </li></ul><ul><li>Jhon's stew was  better  than Nathan's. </li></ul><ul><li>Ana ...
Exercises 1 . Joe is  than Ed. (short) 2. Al is the  . (short) 3. Ed is the  . (thin) 4. Joe is  than Al. (thin) 5. Al has...
Answers 1 . Joe is shorter than Ed. (short) 2. Al is the shortest. (short) 3. Ed is the thinnest. (thin) 4. Joe is thinner...
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Comparative and superlative adjectives. grammar ii

  1. 1. Comparative and Superlative Adjectives By: Jailimar Moreno
  2. 2. <ul><li>Adjectives are words the modify other words. The comparative form of an adjective compares two things. The superlative form of an adjective compares three of more things. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Examples Adjectives <ul><li>large larger largest </li></ul><ul><li>The first apple is large. </li></ul><ul><li>The second apple is larger than the first. </li></ul><ul><li>The third apple is the largest of the three. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Rule 1   To form the comparative or superlative of one syllable words with more than one vowel OR ending with more than one consonant at the add -er OR -est. tall taller tallest neat neater neatest deep deeper deepest
  5. 5. Rule 2   To form the comparative or superlative of a one syllable word ending in e add -r OR -st. wide wider widest fine finer finest cute cuter cutest
  6. 6. Rule 3   To form the comparative or superlative of a one syllable word with one vowel and one consonant at the end double the consonant, and add -er OR -est. sad sadder saddest big bigger biggest fat fatter fattest
  7. 7. Rule 4   To form the comparative or superlative of a two syllable word ending in y , change the y to i, then add -er OR -est. happy happier happiest jolly jollier jolliest lazy lazier laziest
  8. 8. Rule 5   To form the comparative or superlative of a two syllable word ending a vowel-sound that is not stressed then add -er OR -est. Adjectives ending in –le, -ow, er frequently take –er and –est. yellow yellower yellowest gentle gentler gentlest simple simpler simplest
  9. 9. Irregular Adjectives Word Comparative Superlative good better best bad worse worst much more most little less least far farther farthest old older elder oldest eldest
  10. 10. Example: <ul><li>Nathan made good stew. </li></ul><ul><li>Jhon's stew was better than Nathan's. </li></ul><ul><li>Ana made the best stew of all. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Exercises 1 . Joe is than Ed. (short) 2. Al is the . (short) 3. Ed is the . (thin) 4. Joe is than Al. (thin) 5. Al has the clothes. (colourful) 6. Al is than Joe. (heavy) 7. Ed is the . (light) 8. Joe is than Ed. (happy) 9. Ed is the . (mysterious) 10. Joe is than Ed . (energetic)
  12. 12. Answers 1 . Joe is shorter than Ed. (short) 2. Al is the shortest. (short) 3. Ed is the thinnest. (thin) 4. Joe is thinner than Al. (thin) 5. Al has the most colourful clothes. (colourful) 6. Al is heavier than Joe. (heavy) 7. Ed is the lightest. (light) 8. Joe is happier than Ed. (happy) 9. Ed is the most mysterious. (mysterious) 10. Joe is more energetic than Ed. (energetic)
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