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Comparatives

  1. 1. Isabel Contreras Murillo
  2. 2.  The adjective is a word that modifies the noun , or tells ussomething about the noun. In English, the adjective usually precedees de noun. In English, adjectives HAVE NO PLURAL.HORSEWHITERED ROSE SHORT HAIR CLEVER BOYBIG BUILDING BIG BUILDINGS
  3. 3.  To compare with adjectives, the number of syllables have to beconsidered.ONE OR TWO SYLLABLES If the adjective has one or two syllables, we add the suffix –er atthe end of the adjective, and the word than behind the adjective:ADJECTIVE -ER THANFAST FASTER THANSHORT SHORTER THANPRETTY PRETTIER THAN
  4. 4. If the adjective ends with a ‘y’, when we add –er , this ‘y’ changeinto ‘i’:FUNNY- FUNNIER PRETTY-PRETTIERIf the adjective has ONE SYLLABLE and ends in the combinationCONSONANT VOCAL CONSONANT, the last consonant it isrepeated:BIG: BIGGER FAT: FATTERThere are irregular adjectives that don’t follow the rules, andthey change its form completely to compare, for example:BAD: WORSE THAN GOOD: BETTER THAN
  5. 5. THREE SYLLABLES OR MOREIf the adjective has three syllables or more the rules change.We have to add the word MORE before the adjective and the wordTHAN after it:INTELLIGENT MORE INTELLIGENT THANROMANTIC MORE ROMANTIC THANELEGANT MORE ELEGANT THANENTHUSIASTIC MORE ENTHUSIASTIC THAN
  6. 6.  Simba is younger than Mufasa BIG HAIRY SMALL YOUNG Mufasa is bigger than Simba Mufasa is hairier than Simba Simba is smaller than Mufasa
  7. 7.  Martha  Emily Natasha  Greg  Molly Marc-LONG-SHORT-BLOND-HAIRY-ELEGANT-INTELLIGENT-INTERESTING-PRETTY-FUNNY-NICE
  8. 8.  Jinna has got shorter hair than Penny Penny is taller than Jinna Molly has got curlier hair than Penny and Jinna Bob is taller than Rob52 311. Molly2.Penny4.Rob3. Bob5.Jinna4
  9. 9. 1 2 3 4 5 67 8 9 10 11 12 13
  10. 10.  Timón is thinnerthan Pumba Pumba is fatter thanTimón Timón is faster thanPumba Pumba is greedierthan Timón

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