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    • 1. Comparative and superlative forms of adjectives
    • 2. What is an adjective?
      • Adjective is a word which describes a noun
      fast big expensive car adjectives noun Where you are: Contents Noun Adjective Syllable Comparatives Superlatives Comparison Practice Help Dictionary Back
    • 3. What is a syllable ?
      • Syllable is a part of a word containing vowel sound
      read ing read ing 1 st syllable 2nd syllable Where you are: Contents Noun Adjective Syllable Comparatives Superlatives Comparison Practice Help Dictionary Back
    • 4. Syllables – examples
      • 1. One-syllable adjectives
      2. Two-syllable adjectives 3. Three-syllable adjectives fast big tall long hap im py cra zy dir ty por tant won der ful Where you are: Contents Noun Adjective Syllable Comparatives Superlatives Comparison Practice Help Dictionary Back
    • 5. How do we make a comparative?
      • If the adjective has got one syllable
      fast -er My car is fast. But his car is faster. Where you are: Contents Noun Adjective Syllable Comparatives Superlatives Comparison Practice Help Dictionary Back
    • 6.
      • Spelling
      big - g er My house is big . But my brother’s house is bigger than my house . Where you are: Contents Noun Adjective Syllable Comparatives Superlatives Comparison Practice Help Dictionary Back Adjectives ending CVC: double the consonant
    • 7. “ Comparative form”
      • How is a ‘ comparative ’ form built?
      good modern long er one syllable adjectives two syllable adjectives ending in -y funn other two and three syllable adjectives irregular adjectives for example ‘good’  Where you are: Contents Noun Adjective Syllable Comparatives Superlatives Comparison Practice Help Dictionary Back y ier modern more better
    • 8. Change of ‘y’ into ‘i’ Where you are: Contents Noun Adjective Syllable Comparatives Superlatives Comparison Practice Help Dictionary Back funny +er y  i funn +ier funnier We want the comparative form of the adjective ‘funny’
    • 9. Specifying Where you are: Contents Noun Adjective Syllable Comparatives Superlatives Comparison Practice Help Dictionary Back This shop is a bit cheaper than the other . a bit much My son is much more intelligent than yours .
    • 10. What is a “ superlative form”?
      • Comaprative form expresses the idea of ‘most’
      fast -est My car is fast. Your car is fast. But his car is the fastest. Where you are: Contents Noun Adjective Syllable Comparatives Superlatives Comparison Practice Help Dictionary Back
    • 11. “ Superlative form”
      • How is a ‘superl ative ’ form built?
      y long est one syllable adjectives two syllable adjectives ending in -ly funn other two and three syllable adjectives irregular adjectives for example ‘good’ Where you are: Contents Noun Adjective Syllable Comparatives Superlatives Comparison Practice Help Dictionary Back iest  modern modern most good best
    • 12. Summary comparison long est iest funn modern most best long er iest funn modern more better long funny modern good comparative superlative Where you are: Contents Noun Adjective Syllable Comparatives Superlatives Comparison Practice Help Dictionary Back
    • 13. Irregular comparatives furthest further good bad far comparative superlative Where you are: Contents Noun Adjective Syllable Comparatives Superlatives Comparison Practice Help Dictionary Back better best worse worst
    • 14. Exercises Where you are: Contents Noun Adjective Syllable Comparatives Superlatives Comparison Practice Help Dictionary Back
      • List of adjectives
        • hot big thin
        • nice dangerous young
        • short intelligent lovely
        • kind happy attractive
        • cheap small clean
        • exciting pretty unhappy
        • good annoyed safe
        • bad expensive tired