How do we make a Comparative? Example: A snail is slower than a horse.
How do we make a Comparative? Example: Thomas is fatter than Mary.
Comparative Form…How is the Comparative Form built?One syllable adjectives longerTwo syllable adjectives ending in – y funnier Other two and three syllable adjectives more modern Irregular adjectives for example “good” better
How do we make a Superlative? The Superlative expresses the idea of “most…”
Superlative Form…How is the Superlative Form built? One syllable adjectives The longest Two syllable adjectives ending in – y The funniest Other two and three syllable adjectives The most modern Irregular adjectives for example “good” The best
Remember!With SHORTadjectives!... Adjective Comparative Superlative Small Smaller than The smallest Old Older than The oldest Fat Fatter than The fattest Big Bigger than The biggest Easy Easier than The easiest Funny Funnier than The funniest
Remember! With LONG adjectives!...Adjective Comparative Superlative more careful Careful The most careful than more dangerousDangerous The most dangerous than more expensiveExpensive The most expensive than more beautiful Beautiful The most beautiful than
Irregular adjeAdjective Comparative Superlative Good Better than The best Bad Worse than The worst Farther than The farthest Far Further than The furthest
ExamplesComparatives Superlatives• My father is older than • She is the cuttiest girl in me. the school.• My room is bigger than • My mother is the most my sister’s room. careful person in our• Her dog is older than family. mine. • Istanbul is the most• My new car is more beautiful city, I ‘ve seen. expensive than the old • This library is the biggest one. in the city.