Your SlideShare is downloading. ×
  • Like
Making Comparisons
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Thanks for flagging this SlideShare!

Oops! An error has occurred.

×

Now you can save presentations on your phone or tablet

Available for both IPhone and Android

Text the download link to your phone

Standard text messaging rates apply

Making Comparisons

  • 660 views
Published

 

Published in Education , Technology , Sports
  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Be the first to comment
    Be the first to like this
No Downloads

Views

Total Views
660
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
1

Actions

Shares
Downloads
7
Comments
0
Likes
0

Embeds 0

No embeds

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
    No notes for slide

Transcript

  • 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