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Degree comparison

  1. 1. GROUP 9By : Enrico Kevin G. Muh. Rizal Zulmi A. Epri Wahyu Pratiwi
  2. 2. Degree of ComparisonPositive DegreeComparative DegreeSuperlative Degree
  3. 3. Positive Degree• Non-Comparative• Base adjective• Formula = S + be + Adj• Example : – You’re as beautiful as her – This flower is so sweet
  4. 4. Comparative Degree• Compare between two nouns• Formula = Noun 1 + be + comp adj + than + Noun 2• Example : – She is more beautiful than that woman over there – My book is thinner than your book
  5. 5. Superlative Degree• Compare something to more than one thing• Formula = Noun 1+ be + the + Superlative Adj• Example : – This car is the most expensive car I’ve ever seen – He is the cleverest student in my school
  6. 6. How To Use Comparative And Superlative Adjective
  7. 7. Adjective of One Syllable• Adjectives of one syllable add “-er” and “-est”• Adjectives ending on “e” just add “-r” and “-st”• Some adjective need to double the consonant
  8. 8. Adjective of Two Syllables• Some adjectives of two syllables add “-er” and “-est”• Adjectives ending in “y” use “-ier” and “-iest”• Adjectives ending in “-ful”, “-less”, “-ing”, “-ed” use more and most• Some other adjectives of two syllables use more and most (modern, famous, normal, correct, ...)
  9. 9. Adjective Of Three or More Syllables• Adjectives of three or more syllables use more and most
  10. 10. Irregular Adjective• You will have to learn these by heart
  11. 11. ExamplePositive Degree Comparative Degree Superlative DegreePretty Prettier PrettiestOld Older OldestUseful More useful Most usefulBoring More boring Most boringDangerous More dangerous Most dangerousNarrow Narrower NarrowestBad Worse WorstGood Better BestFar Farther Farthest

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