DOTA is funnier than Audition!
Justin Bieber is
more handsome than
Joe Jonas
Titanic is
the longest
movie I’ve seen.
Mario Galaxy is
the best
videogame I
have played.
Comparatives and Superlatives are
special forms of adjectives. They are used
to compare two or more things.
Generally,
com...
USE OF COMPARATIVES
Comparatives are used to compare two things. You
can use sentences with “than”, or you can use a
conju...
USE OF SUPERLATIVES
Superlatives are used to compare more than two
things. Superlative sentences usually use “the”,
becaus...
Adjective form Comparative Superlative
Only one syllable, ending
in E. Examples: wide,
fine, cute
Add -r: wider, finer, cu...
Irregular adjectives like good or bad change the
spelling:
a) Good
Comparative: better than
Superlative: the best
b) Bad
C...
short - tall - fast - slow - talented - good - handsome - ugly - selfish
short - tall - popular - old - young - talented - good - beautiful - glamorous
new - old - popular - fun - boring - good - bad - violent - addictive
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  1. 1. DOTA is funnier than Audition!
  2. 2. Justin Bieber is more handsome than Joe Jonas
  3. 3. Titanic is the longest movie I’ve seen.
  4. 4. Mario Galaxy is the best videogame I have played.
  5. 5. Comparatives and Superlatives are special forms of adjectives. They are used to compare two or more things. Generally, comparatives are formed using -er and superlatives are formed using -est.
  6. 6. USE OF COMPARATIVES Comparatives are used to compare two things. You can use sentences with “than”, or you can use a conjunction like “but”. a) Michael is taller than John. b) John is tall, but Michael is taller. Michael John
  7. 7. USE OF SUPERLATIVES Superlatives are used to compare more than two things. Superlative sentences usually use “the”, because there is only one superlative. a) Bryan is the tallest in the class. b) John is tall, and Michael is taller, but Bryan is the tallest. Michael JohnBryan
  8. 8. Adjective form Comparative Superlative Only one syllable, ending in E. Examples: wide, fine, cute Add -r: wider, finer, cuter Add -st: widest, finest, cutest Only one syllable, with one vowel and one consonant at the end. Examples: hot, big, fat Double the consonant, and add -er: hotter, bigger, fatter Double the consonant, and add -est: hottest, biggest, fattest Only one syllable, with more than one vowel or more than one consonant at the end. Examples: light, neat, fast Add -er: lighter, neater, faster Add -est: lightest, neatest, fastest Two syllables, ending in Y. Examples: happy, silly, lonely Change y to i, then add -er: happier, sillier, lonelier Change y to i, then add -est: happiest, silliest, loneliest Two syllables or more, not ending in Y. Examples: modern, interesting, beautiful Use “more” before the adjective: more modern, more interesting, more beautiful Use “most” before the adjective: most modern, most interesting, most beautiful
  9. 9. Irregular adjectives like good or bad change the spelling: a) Good Comparative: better than Superlative: the best b) Bad Comparative: worse than Superlative: the worst
  10. 10. short - tall - fast - slow - talented - good - handsome - ugly - selfish
  11. 11. short - tall - popular - old - young - talented - good - beautiful - glamorous
  12. 12. new - old - popular - fun - boring - good - bad - violent - addictive

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