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  • Comparative & Superlative Adjectives To describe the extreme quality of one thing in a group of things, we use a superlative. Claudia is the oldest from the class. To express the highest degree of a quality. To compare people ,things, animals , we use the comparative: Claudia is older than Paul
  • quiet → the quietest/ THE most quiet clever → the cleverest/ THE most clever narrow → the narrowest/ THE most narrow simple → the simplest/ THE most simple
  • Happiness is money Paul is Peter more important than (IMPORTANT) (TALL) taller than
  • Justine is than Paris tall taller
  • more importantFamily is than money important
  • The superlative Using – Est and Most a) Comparative: My brother is older than me. b) Superlative: Grandpa is the oldest of all.
  • taller the tallest of
  • the most expensive
  • heavier the heaviest
  • Comparative: Jamie works more quickly than Pat. Superlative: Ben works the most quickly of all
  • What's Chicago like? 1 You are asking Todd about Chicago. Complete the questions with is or are and the correct words from the box.
  • Read the second part of the conversation with Todd. He compares the places he visited last year. Can you complete any of the sentences?
  • Using More when comparing A rugby player gets more injuries than a tennis player
  • Using More with noun More with nouns Additional «Than» not necessary
  • Making Comparasions with AS…..AS
  • Making Comparisons with AS….ASMaking Comparasions with AS…..AS Paul is not as old as Sandra