MAKING COMPARISONS INGLISE KEEL REET SÕRRA TARTU RAATUSE GÜMNAASIUM  JUHENDAJA: TIIT MAUER 2002
Comparative adjectives <ul><li>One-syllable adjectives normally have comparatives ending in  - er :  </li></ul><ul><li>Old...
Longer adjectives <ul><li>Adjectives of three or more syllables have  more : </li></ul><ul><li>beautiful  -  more   beauti...
Superlative adjectives <ul><li>One syllable adjectives normally have ending  - est : </li></ul><ul><li>old  - old est   ch...
Longer adjectives <ul><li>Adjectives of three or more syllables have  most: </li></ul><ul><li>beautiful  -  most   beautif...
Irregular forms <ul><li>Adjective  Comparative  Superlative </li></ul><ul><li>good   better  best </li></ul><ul><li>bad  w...
Spelling tips <ul><li>Adjectives ending  in  -e : +  - r, -st . </li></ul><ul><li>lat e  -  lat e r   - lat e st </li></ul...
Structures <ul><li>Equality: </li></ul><ul><li>My cat is   as   old   as   your dog. </li></ul><ul><li>Inequality: </li></...
Change the sentences using superlatives <ul><li>She`s very kind.  -  Yes, she`s the kindest person I know. </li></ul><ul><...
Change the sentences using superlatives <ul><li>She`s very kind.  -  Yes, she`s the kindest person I know. </li></ul><ul><...
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Making Comparisons

  1. 1. MAKING COMPARISONS INGLISE KEEL REET SÕRRA TARTU RAATUSE GÜMNAASIUM JUHENDAJA: TIIT MAUER 2002
  2. 2. Comparative adjectives <ul><li>One-syllable adjectives normally have comparatives ending in - er : </li></ul><ul><li>Old - old er cheap - cheap er </li></ul><ul><li>Two-syllable adjectives can have - er , especially ending in an unstressed vowel. </li></ul><ul><li>Narrow - narrow er clever - clever er </li></ul>
  3. 3. Longer adjectives <ul><li>Adjectives of three or more syllables have more : </li></ul><ul><li>beautiful - more beautiful </li></ul><ul><li>difficult - more difficult </li></ul><ul><li>Two-syllable adjectives ending in -ing, -ed, ful, and -less: </li></ul><ul><li>tired - more tired boring - more boring </li></ul>
  4. 4. Superlative adjectives <ul><li>One syllable adjectives normally have ending - est : </li></ul><ul><li>old - old est cheap - cheap est </li></ul><ul><li>Some two-syllable adjectives are similar: </li></ul><ul><li>narrow - narrow est </li></ul><ul><li>clever - clever est </li></ul>
  5. 5. Longer adjectives <ul><li>Adjectives of three or more syllables have most: </li></ul><ul><li>beautiful - most beautiful </li></ul><ul><li>difficult - most difficult </li></ul><ul><li>Two-syllable adjectives ending in -ing, -ed, -ful and -less: </li></ul><ul><li>tired - most tired boring - most boring </li></ul>
  6. 6. Irregular forms <ul><li>Adjective Comparative Superlative </li></ul><ul><li>good better best </li></ul><ul><li>bad worse worst </li></ul><ul><li>ill worse </li></ul><ul><li>far farther / farthest / </li></ul><ul><li>further furthest </li></ul><ul><li>old older / elder oldest /eldest </li></ul>
  7. 7. Spelling tips <ul><li>Adjectives ending in -e : + - r, -st . </li></ul><ul><li>lat e - lat e r - lat e st </li></ul><ul><li>One vowel + one consonant: double consonant. </li></ul><ul><li>big - bi gg er - bi gg est </li></ul><ul><li>Adjectives ending in -y have -ier and - iest . </li></ul><ul><li>happ y - happ ier -happ iest </li></ul>
  8. 8. Structures <ul><li>Equality: </li></ul><ul><li>My cat is as old as your dog. </li></ul><ul><li>Inequality: </li></ul><ul><li>Your car runs faster than mine. </li></ul><ul><li>This girl is less naughty than that boy. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Change the sentences using superlatives <ul><li>She`s very kind. - Yes, she`s the kindest person I know. </li></ul><ul><li>It`s a very beautiful park. - </li></ul><ul><li>He`s very polite. - </li></ul><ul><li>This coat is very expensive. - </li></ul><ul><li>She`s very tall. - </li></ul>
  10. 10. Change the sentences using superlatives <ul><li>She`s very kind. - Yes, she`s the kindest person I know. </li></ul><ul><li>It`s a very beautiful park. - Yes, it`s the most beautiful park I know. </li></ul><ul><li>He`s very polite. - Yes, he`s the politest person I know. </li></ul><ul><li>This coat is very expensive. - Yes, this is the most expensive coat I know. </li></ul><ul><li>She`s very tall. - Yes, she`s the tallest person I know. </li></ul>
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