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    • Our objective is 1.To use ‘ er ’ and ‘ est ’ with comparative or superlative words
    • long
    • long long er long long long er than the long est
    • tall
    • tall Tall er than the tall est
    • strong
    • strong Strong er than The strong est
    • C O M P A R A T I V E S
      • TO COMPARE ONE OR MORE ADJECTIVES or ADVERBS
    • Comparative form of ADJECTIVES : MORE CARELESS LESS INTELLIGENT INTELLIGENT CARELESS + MORE - LESS 3 SYLLABLES AND MORE BI GG ER/ THI NN ER LUCK IER / HAPP IER B IG / TH IN LUCK Y / HAPP Y DOUBLE CONSONANT Y IER Ending in VOWEL + CONSONANT TWO SYLLABLE ENDING in Y TALL ER / LONG ER TALL / LONG + ER ONE SYLLABLE COMPARATIVE example adjective
    • COMPARING WITH IRREGULAR ADJECTIVES BETTER WORSE FARTHER/ FURTHER MORE LESS OLDER/ ELDER WORSE BETTER GOOD BAD FAR MANY/ MUCH A LITTLE OLD ILL WELL COMPARATIVE EXAMPLE
    • Comparative form of ADVERBS : BETTER WORSE FARTHER WELL BADLY FAR IRREGULAR ADVERBS Faster/ harder Earlier / later FAST/ HARD EARLY/ LATE + -ER EXCEPTIONS MORE quickly MORE intelligently QUICKLY INTELLIGENTLY MORE + MOST ADVERBS comparative EXAMPLES
    • SOME EXAMPLES OF ADVERBS HE finished it MORE QUICKLY THAN I could. She answered MORE INTELLIGEN TL Y THAN I could She writes BETTER THAN Shakespeare !
    • COMPARATIVE ADJECTIVES and ADVERBS + THAN ex: MY NEIGHBOUR’S CAR IS FASTER THAN MINE THESE STUDENTS ARE MORE PUNCTUAL THAN THOSE We can use THAN + OBJECT PRONOUN or THAN + SUBJECT + VERB Ex : she is taller than ME or she is taller than I AM Comparative adjectives do not always occur with THAN Ex:She prefers older boys older wines are better
    • SUPERLATIVES MOST EXPENSIVE MOST INTELLIGENT EXPENSIVE INTELLIGENT +MOST THREE SYLLABLES AND MORE BIG GEST / THIN NEST LUCK IEST HAPP IEST BIG/ THIN LUCKY HAPPY DOULE CONSONANT -Y -IEST ENDING IN CONSONANT- VOWEL- CONSONANT 2 SYLLABLES ENDING IN -Y TALL EST / LONG EST TALL/ LONG +EST ONE SYLLABLE SUPERLATIVE EXAMPLES ADJECTICE
    • SUPERLATIVES with IRREGULAR ADJECTIVES BEST WORST FARTHEST MOST OLDEST WORST GOOD BAD FAR MANY/ MUCH OLD ILL SUPERLATIVE example