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  1. 1. COMPARATIVE ADJECTIVESADJECTIVE SUPERIORITY EQUALITY INFERIORITYone syllable:cheap cheaper (than) as cheap as not so / as cheap asbig bigger (than) as big as not so / as big asnice nicer (than) as nice as not so / as nice astwo syllables ending inY:funny funnier (than) as funny as not so / as funny ashealthy healthier (than as healthy as not so / as healthy astwo or more syllables:commonexpensive more common (than) as common as not so / as common as more expensive (than) as expensive as not so / as expensive asSUPERLATIVE ADJECTIVESADJECTIVE SUPERIORITYOne syllable:cheap (the) cheapestbig (the) biggestnice (the) nicestTwo syllables, ending in Y:funny (the) funniesthealthy (the) healthiestTwo or more syllables:common (the) most commonexpensive (the) most expensive IRREGULAR FORMS ADJECTIVE COMPARATIVE SUPERLATIVE Good Better (than) The best Bad Worse (than The worst Much / Many more (than) The most Little less(than) The least
  2. 2. 1. Use the adjectives in brackets in the comparative form. 1. In this photo you look _______________ (old). 2. This coat is _______________(expensive) that one. 3. Portuguese food is _______________ (good) than English food. 4. Today is _______________ (cold) yesterday. 5. I´ve had a _______________(busy) life since I accepted this job. 6.2. Use the adjectives in brackets in the superlative form. 1. Can you tell me _______________(short) way to the city? 2. This is _______________ (bad) film I´ve ever seen. 3. Which is _______________(high) mountain in the world? 4. That criminal is _______________(dangerous) in the country. 5. This exercise was _______________ (easy) of them all.3. Choose the best form. 1. They say dogs are the most intelligent / more intelligent than many other animals. 2. He is more generous/ the most generous person I know. 3. Your house is the biggest / bigger than mine. 4. Our generation is moderner/ more modern than our parents´. 5. When I got the news, I felt happier / the happiest woman on Earth.
  3. 3. COMPARATIVE ADJECTIVESADJECTIVE SUPERIORITY EQUALITY INFERIORITYone syllable:cheap cheaper (than) as cheap as not so / as cheap asbig bigger (than) as big as not so / as big asnice nicer (than) as nice as not so / as nice astwo syllables ending inY:funny funnier (than) as funny as not so / as funny ashealthy healthier (than as healthy as not so / as healthy astwo or more syllables:commonexpensive more common (than) as common as not so / as common as more expensive (than) as expensive as not so / as expensive asSUPERLATIVE ADJECTIVESADJECTIVE SUPERIORITYOne syllable:cheap (the) cheapestbig (the) biggestnice (the) nicestTwo syllables, ending in Y:funny (the) funniesthealthy (the) healthiestTwo or more syllables:common (the) most commonexpensive (the) most expensiveIRREGULAR FORMSADJECTIVE COMPARATIVE SUPERLATIVEGood Better (than) The bestBad Worse (than The worstMuch / Many more (than) The mostLittle less(than) The least
  4. 4. 1. Use the adjectives in brackets in the comparative form. 7. In this photo you look _______________ (old). 8. This coat is _______________(expensive) that one. 9. Portuguese food is _______________ (good) than English food. 10. Today is _______________ (cold) yesterday. 11. I´ve had a _______________(busy) life since I accepted this job. 12.2. Use the adjectives in brackets in the superlative form. 6. Can you tell me _______________(short) way to the city? 7. This is _______________ (bad) film I´ve ever seen. 8. Which is _______________(high) mountain in the world? 9. That criminal is _______________(dangerous) in the country. 10. This exercise was _______________ (easy) of them all.3. Choose the best form. 6. They say dogs are the most intelligent / more intelligent than many other animals. 7. He is more generous/ the most generous person I know. 8. Your house is the biggest / bigger than mine. 9. Our generation is moderner/ more modern than our parents´. 10. When I got the news, I felt happier / the happiest woman on Earth.
  5. 5. answer key:. 1. older 2. more expensive than 3. better then 4. colder than 5. busier2. 1. the shortest 2. the worst 3. the highest 4. the most dangerous 5. the easiest3. 1. more intelligent than 2. the most generous 3. bigger than 4. more modern than 5. the happiest

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