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  • 1. Big and Small<br />Making Comparisons<br />in English<br />
  • 2. Paris is a beautiful city.<br />
  • 3. Antwerp is a beautiful city, too.<br />
  • 4. SECOND COURSE GRAMMAR-FIRST THEME<br />Comparative and superlative forms of adjectives<br />
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  • 6. Which one is higher?<br />Tabby cat<br />The tabby cat is higher than the orange cat.<br />For many adjectives, you can use their opposites to make more sentences! <br />For example, the opposite of high is low.<br />The orange cat is lower than the tabby cat.<br />Orange cat<br />
  • 7. Which cat is longer?<br />The cat on the right is longer than the cat on the left.<br />For long words we use more (more beautiful) and for short words we add the -er ending <br />(long -> longer)<br />the cat on the left<br />the cat on the right<br />
  • 8. What is a noun?<br />Where you are:<br />Contents<br />Noun<br />Adjective<br />Syllable<br />Comparatives<br />Superlatives<br />Comparison<br />Practice<br />Help<br />Dictionary<br />Noun is a word which refers to a thing, person, activity, place etc.<br />car<br />reading<br />street<br />teacher<br />
  • 9. What is an adjective?<br />Where you are:<br />Contents<br />Noun<br />Adjective<br />Syllable<br />Comparatives<br />Superlatives<br />Comparison<br />Practice<br />Help<br />Dictionary<br />Adjective is a word which describes a noun<br />adjectives<br />noun<br />big<br />car<br />fast<br />expensive<br />
  • 10. What is a syllable?<br />Where you are:<br />Contents<br />Noun<br />Adjective<br />Syllable<br />Comparatives<br />Superlatives<br />Comparison<br />Practice<br />Help<br />Dictionary<br />Syllable is a part of a word containing vowel sound<br />read<br />ing<br />read<br />ing<br />1st syllable<br />2nd syllable<br />
  • 11. Syllables – examples<br />Where you are:<br />Contents<br />Noun<br />Adjective<br />Syllable<br />Comparatives<br />Superlatives<br />Comparison<br />Practice<br />Help<br />Dictionary<br />1. One-syllable adjectives<br />fast<br />big<br />cheap<br />long<br />2. Two-syllable adjectives<br />hap<br />py<br />cra<br />zy<br />dir<br />ty<br />3. Three-syllable adjectives<br />im<br />por<br />tant<br />won<br />der<br />ful<br />
  • 12. KINDS OF ADJECTIVES<br />Demonstrative:this, that, these, thoseDISTRIBUTIVE:EACH, EVERY, EITHERQUANTITATIVE:SOME, ANY, NO, FEW, LITTLE,MANY, MUCH,INTERROGATIVE:WHICH, WHAT, WHOSEPOSSESSIVES:MY, ,YOUR, HIS,OF QUALITY: CLEVER, SHY, FAT, GOLDEN, ……Adjectives in english have the same form for singular and plural, masculine and feminine<br />
  • 13. comparisons<br />Where you are:<br />Contents<br />Noun<br />Adjective<br />Syllable<br />Comparatives<br />Superlatives<br />Comparison<br />Help<br />Dictionary<br /> Degrees of comparison:<br />POSITIVE: DARK, TALL, USEFUL<br />COMPARATIVE. DARKER,TALLER, MORE USEFUL<br />SUPERLATIVE THE DARKEST, THE TALLEST,<br />SAMENESS John is as tall as Peter<br /> I have as many friends as you <br /> He has as much money as me. <br />INFERIORITY I have fewer friends than you<br /> He has less money than me<br />
  • 14. SAMENESS-COMPARING TWO THINGS OR PEOPLE<br />WE USE:<br />VERB “TO BE”+AS+ADJECTIVE+AS TO SAY IN WHAT WAY TWO THINGS OR PEOPLE ARE THE SAME<br /><ul><li>David is as clever as Bob
  • 15. David isn’t as clever as Bob/David isn’t so clever as Bob
  • 16. VERB “TO HAVE”+AS MANY+COUNTABLE NOUN +as+…….
  • 17.  I have as many books as you have
  • 18. Verb “to have”+as much + uncountable noun + as+……
  • 19. He has got as much money as her.</li></li></ul><li>ComparisonsVerb “to have got” + “more”+ countable or uncountable noun+ than+……<br />VERB “TO BE”+ COMPARATIVE FORM+THAN+……<br />Where you are:<br />C0MPARISONS<br />.<br />
  • 20. Where you are<br />COMPARISONS THREE SYLLABLES<br />
  • 21. Where you are<br />COMPARISONS<br />Two syllables<br />
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  • 23. Watch and listen for<br />Better<br />Greater<br />Higher<br />Softer<br />Faster<br />Longer<br />Wear better<br />Sweeter<br />Warrior vs. Paladin: The Musical! is a machinima adaptation of the song Anything you can do I can do better by Irving Berlin. The song is part of the famous broadway musical Annie Get Your Gun.<br />Machinima is a combination of the words Machine + Cinema.<br />It’s a way of making movies by using video games. In this example, the video game is World of Warcraft.<br />

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