COMPARATIVES (to compare two things/ac1ons) Adj/adv + -‐er + than The bus is quicker than the bus / She speaks louder than you.+ more + adj/adv + than A kayak is more exciting than a boat / A turtle walks more slowly than other animals. as + adj/adv + as = I’m as good as you at chess / She thinks as clearly as she speaks. less + adj/adv + than – This lesson is less difficult than the last one.
SUPERLATIVES (to compare more than two things) The + adj/adv -‐est This is the easiest exercise I’ve ever done.Which queue is going the quickest?The most/least + adj/adv Parachuting is the most dangerous sport I’ve ever practised.This book is the least difficult to understand.
NOTES Irregular forms: You normally use the before superla1ves, but you can also use Good/well – be+er – the best possessive adjec1ves: Bad/badly – worse – the worst My best friend / their most famous songFar – further – the furthest Afer than or as we can use: -‐ An object pronoun, e.g. me, him, her, etc. -‐ Or a subject pronoun + auxiliary verb She’s taller than me OR she’s taller than I am But NOT she’s taller than I.