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Making Comparisons

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