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The superlativeThe superlativeof adjectives andof adjectives andadverbsadverbs
SUPERIORITYSUPERIORITYSUPERIORITYSUPERIORITYADJECTIVES1. If the adjective is one syllableone syllable,, you must add -est....
3. With other English adjectives of two syllables andtwo syllables andmoremore,, you can‘t change their endings. Instead, ...
ADVERBS1. Many adverbs in English end in –ly. They make thesuperlative the most + adverbFor example  slowly – the most sl...
REMEMBER!!REMEMBER!!Superlative adjectives are used to talkSuperlative adjectives are used to talkdifferences betweendiffe...
INFERIORITYINFERIORITYINFERIORITYINFERIORITYUse ‘the least’.For example,"This programme is the least interesting of all"
Give the comparative form of theGive the comparative form of thefollowing adjectives:following adjectives:youngthe younges...
Write sentences. Use superlatives.- My dog/big/all the dogs in the neighborhood.My dog is the biggest of all the dogs in t...
Complete the sentences with thesuperlative form of theseadjectives:Mary is ______ of all the students (tall)the tallestSam...
Complete the sentences with thesuperlative form of theseadjectives:Mary is ______ of all the students (tall)the tallestSam...
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  1. 1. The superlativeThe superlativeof adjectives andof adjectives andadverbsadverbs
  2. 2. SUPERIORITYSUPERIORITYSUPERIORITYSUPERIORITYADJECTIVES1. If the adjective is one syllableone syllable,, you must add -est.For example small – the smallest; big – the biggest;nice – the nicest.2 . If the adjective has two syllablestwo syllables, but ends in -y, youmust change the end to -iest.For example lucky – the luckiest; happy – the happiest.
  3. 3. 3. With other English adjectives of two syllables andtwo syllables andmoremore,, you can‘t change their endings. Instead, youshould usethe most + adjective.For example  handsome – the most handsome;beautiful – the most beautiful4. Remember that some adjectives are IRREGULARandchange form in the superlative.good – the bestbad – the worstfar – the furthest
  4. 4. ADVERBS1. Many adverbs in English end in –ly. They make thesuperlative the most + adverbFor example  slowly – the most slowly2. Some adverbs are also IRREGULAR and change formwhen you make comparisons.well – the bestbadly – the worstfar – the furthest
  5. 5. REMEMBER!!REMEMBER!!Superlative adjectives are used to talkSuperlative adjectives are used to talkdifferences betweendifferences between three or morethree or more people,people,animals or things. The wordanimals or things. The word thethe comescomes beforebeforethe superlative adjective.the superlative adjective."Shes the youngest student In the class.“"Shes the youngest student In the class.“"This exercise is the most difficult I have ever done.“"This exercise is the most difficult I have ever done.“
  6. 6. INFERIORITYINFERIORITYINFERIORITYINFERIORITYUse ‘the least’.For example,"This programme is the least interesting of all"
  7. 7. Give the comparative form of theGive the comparative form of thefollowing adjectives:following adjectives:youngthe youngestfullthe fullestthinthe thinnestfinethe finestfunnythe funniesthotthe hottestintelligentthe most intelligentsillythe silliestbeautifulthe most beautifulshortthe shortestbadthe worstcomfortablethe most comfortablegoodthe besttallthe tallesthappythe happiest
  8. 8. Write sentences. Use superlatives.- My dog/big/all the dogs in the neighborhood.My dog is the biggest of all the dogs in theneighbourhood- Mary/funny/in the classMary is the funniest in the class.- John/happy boy/ in the world.John is the happiest boy in the world.- English/is/interesting/school subjectsEnglish is the most interesting of school subjects.- My mom/is beautiful/woman/I knowMy mom is the most beautiful woman I know.- Valentina/is/intelligent/person/I’ve seenValentina is the most intelligent person I’ve seen.
  9. 9. Complete the sentences with thesuperlative form of theseadjectives:Mary is ______ of all the students (tall)the tallestSam has _______ grades in the class (good)the bestTeresa had _______ day ever (bad)the worstThe North Pole is ________ place in the world (far)the furthestMaxs story is _______ story Ive ever heard (long)the longestMy grandmother is ________ person I know (old)the oldest
  10. 10. Complete the sentences with thesuperlative form of theseadjectives:Mary is ______ of all the students (tall)the tallestSam has _______ grades in the class (good)the bestTeresa had _______ day ever (bad)the worstThe North Pole is ________ place in the world (far)the furthestMaxs story is _______ story Ive ever heard (long)the longestMy grandmother is ________ person I know (old)the oldest
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