February is colder
July is hotter
If a one syllable adjective ends with a consonant + a vowel
+ a consonant you must double the last consonant and then
big + er = bigger than
fat + er = fatter than
thin + er = thinner
slim + er = slimmer
The elephant is fatter than
A pig is fatter than a wolf.
A wolf is thinner than a pig.
•If an adjective ends with a “y”, remove the
“y” and add –ier.
happy –y + ier = happier than
funny –y + ier = funnier than
easy – y + ier = easier than
heavy - y + ier = heavier than
The girl is
If an adjective has two syllables or more
then add the word “more” before the
adjective. (long adjectives)
more + beautiful = more beautiful than
more + expensive = more expensive than
more + comfortable = more comfortable than
The butterfly is more beautiful than the frog.
Monkeys aremore intelligent than
Tarkan is more famous than
•There are a few exceptions.
bad= worse than
good = better than
far= further than
Dolphins are better than sharks.
Today the weather is
We use as….as to show that two people or
things are similar in some way. In negative
sentences we use not as…..as.
The watch is as expensive as the