Adjectives

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Adjectives

  1. 1. ADJECTIVES Comparatives and Superlatives by joseanis
  2. 2. <ul><li>* We make the comparative and superlative of one-syllable adjectives ending in e by adding r and st . </li></ul><ul><li>nice nice r nice st </li></ul><ul><li> strange strange r strange st </li></ul><ul><li> wide wide r wide st </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>* We make the comparative and superlative of other one-syllable adjectives by adding er and est . </li></ul><ul><li>fast fast er fast est </li></ul><ul><li>short short er short est </li></ul><ul><li>cold cold er cold est </li></ul>
  4. 4. <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 hot t er hot t est </li></ul><ul><li>big big g er big g est </li></ul><ul><li>fat fat t er fat t est </li></ul><ul><li>thin thin n er thin n est </li></ul>
  5. 5. <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> happ y happ ier happ iest </li></ul><ul><li> funn y funn ier funn iest </li></ul><ul><li> craz y craz ier craz iest </li></ul><ul><li> laz y laz ier laz iest </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  6. 6. <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. <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>further the furthest </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. </li></ul><ul><li>“ 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>
  9. 9. <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 </li></ul><ul><li>orchestra.” </li></ul><ul><li>In most cases we use of after superlatives . </li></ul><ul><li>“ This is the shortest day of the year.” </li></ul>
  10. 10. Correct the mistakes. <ul><li>My sister is intelligenter than my brother. </li></ul><ul><li>The cheetah is the animal fastest in the world. </li></ul><ul><li>Friday is the busyiest day of the week. </li></ul><ul><li>These trainers are much cheapper than those ones. </li></ul><ul><li>Frank works harder that most people. </li></ul><ul><li>Norway is coldest than Spain. </li></ul><ul><li>I’m gooder at English than you. </li></ul><ul><li>Today has been the hotest day of the year. </li></ul><ul><li>These are ugliest sandals in the shop. </li></ul><ul><li>This is the most bad CD I’ve ever listened. </li></ul><ul><li>English is more easier than Japanese. </li></ul><ul><li>It’s the worse book I’ve ever read. </li></ul><ul><li>You’re the funnier person I know. </li></ul>

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