Comparatives<br />We use a comparativeto compare <br />TWO THINGS <br />
Comparatives<br />This computer is betterthan that one. <br />It's much colder today than it was yesterday. <br />Our car ...
1-syllable adjectives: add -er to the adjective<br />My sister is much taller than me.<br />It's colder today than it was ...
Note: The comparative of some shorter 2-syllable adjectives can be formed with -er. Examples: <br />simple-simpler<br />cl...
Other 2-syllable adjectives: use “more”  with the unchanged adjective .<br />The shops are always more crowdedjust before ...
Adjectives with 3 or more syllables: use more with the unchanged adjective <br />Russian grammar is more difficultthan Eng...
SUPERLATIVES<br />In the superlative you talk about one thing only and how it is the best, worst, in a group.<br /><ul><li...
compare more than two.</li></li></ul><li>1- 2 syllable adjectives: add -estto the adjective (plus the) <br />My sister is ...
2-syllable adjectives ending in –y : change the -y to -iest (plus the) <br />The richest people are not always the happies...
Adjectives with 3 or more syllables: use the most with the unchanged adjective <br />Some people think that Russian is the...
There are irregular adjectives. <br />Here are two common irregular comparative/superlative forms:<br />Adjective – compar...
Nowyou can be a betterenglishstudent and whynot ….you can bethebest. <br />
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Comparatives and superlatives

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  2. 2. Comparatives<br />We use a comparativeto compare <br />TWO THINGS <br />
  3. 3. Comparatives<br />This computer is betterthan that one. <br />It's much colder today than it was yesterday. <br />Our car is biggerthan your car. <br />This grammar topic is easierthan most others. <br />I find science more difficultthan mathematics<br />
  4. 4. 1-syllable adjectives: add -er to the adjective<br />My sister is much taller than me.<br />It's colder today than it was yesterday. <br />Note: If the word ends: <br />consonant-vowel-consonant, <br />then the last consonant is usually doubled in the comparative. Examples: big-bigger, fat-fatter, hot-hotter.<br />
  5. 5. Note: The comparative of some shorter 2-syllable adjectives can be formed with -er. Examples: <br />simple-simpler<br />clever-cleverer<br />narrow-narrower<br />To be sure which comparative method to use, you will need to consult a good dictionary.<br />
  6. 6. Other 2-syllable adjectives: use “more” with the unchanged adjective .<br />The shops are always more crowdedjust before Christmas. <br />Is there anything more boringthan watching a bad movie? <br />My sister is more carefulwith her writing than I am with mine. <br />
  7. 7. Adjectives with 3 or more syllables: use more with the unchanged adjective <br />Russian grammar is more difficultthan English grammar. <br />My sister is much more intelligentthan me.<br />I find maths lessons more enjoyablethan science lessons. <br />
  8. 8. SUPERLATIVES<br />In the superlative you talk about one thing only and how it is the best, worst, in a group.<br /><ul><li>You do not compare two things
  9. 9. compare more than two.</li></li></ul><li>1- 2 syllable adjectives: add -estto the adjective (plus the) <br />My sister is the tallestin our family.<br />Yesterday was the coldestday of the year so far. <br />Note: If the word ends: consonant-vowel- consonant, then the last consonant is usually doubled in the superlative. Examples: big-biggest, fat-fattest, hot-hottest.<br />
  10. 10. 2-syllable adjectives ending in –y : change the -y to -iest (plus the) <br />The richest people are not always the happiest.<br />Which do you think is the easiest language to learn? <br />
  11. 11. Adjectives with 3 or more syllables: use the most with the unchanged adjective <br />Some people think that Russian is the most difficult language.<br />Albert Einstein was the most intelligentperson in history. <br />My most enjoyableclass is English. <br />You are the most irritatingperson I have ever met! <br />
  12. 12. There are irregular adjectives. <br />Here are two common irregular comparative/superlative forms:<br />Adjective – comparative - superlative<br /> Goodbetter the best <br /> Badworse the worst<br />
  13. 13. Nowyou can be a betterenglishstudent and whynot ….you can bethebest. <br />

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