Comparatives

1,073 views

Published on

Published in: Education
2 Comments
1 Like
Statistics
Notes
No Downloads
Views
Total views
1,073
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
6
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
29
Comments
2
Likes
1
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Comparatives

  1. 1. Our objective is 1.To use ‘ er ’ and ‘ est ’ with comparative or superlative words
  2. 2. long
  3. 3. long long er long long long er than the long est
  4. 4. tall
  5. 5. tall Tall er than the tall est
  6. 6. strong
  7. 7. strong Strong er than The strong est
  8. 8. C O M P A R A T I V E S <ul><li>TO COMPARE ONE OR MORE ADJECTIVES or ADVERBS </li></ul>
  9. 9. Comparative form of ADJECTIVES : MORE CARELESS LESS INTELLIGENT INTELLIGENT CARELESS + MORE - LESS 3 SYLLABLES AND MORE BI GG ER/ THI NN ER LUCK IER / HAPP IER B IG / TH IN LUCK Y / HAPP Y DOUBLE CONSONANT Y IER Ending in VOWEL + CONSONANT TWO SYLLABLE ENDING in Y TALL ER / LONG ER TALL / LONG + ER ONE SYLLABLE COMPARATIVE example adjective
  10. 10. COMPARING WITH IRREGULAR ADJECTIVES BETTER WORSE FARTHER/ FURTHER MORE LESS OLDER/ ELDER WORSE BETTER GOOD BAD FAR MANY/ MUCH A LITTLE OLD ILL WELL COMPARATIVE EXAMPLE
  11. 11. Comparative form of ADVERBS : BETTER WORSE FARTHER WELL BADLY FAR IRREGULAR ADVERBS Faster/ harder Earlier / later FAST/ HARD EARLY/ LATE + -ER EXCEPTIONS MORE quickly MORE intelligently QUICKLY INTELLIGENTLY MORE + MOST ADVERBS comparative EXAMPLES
  12. 12. SOME EXAMPLES OF ADVERBS HE finished it MORE QUICKLY THAN I could. She answered MORE INTELLIGEN TL Y THAN I could She writes BETTER THAN Shakespeare !
  13. 13. COMPARATIVE ADJECTIVES and ADVERBS + THAN ex: MY NEIGHBOUR’S CAR IS FASTER THAN MINE THESE STUDENTS ARE MORE PUNCTUAL THAN THOSE We can use THAN + OBJECT PRONOUN or THAN + SUBJECT + VERB Ex : she is taller than ME or she is taller than I AM Comparative adjectives do not always occur with THAN Ex:She prefers older boys older wines are better
  14. 14. SUPERLATIVES MOST EXPENSIVE MOST INTELLIGENT EXPENSIVE INTELLIGENT +MOST THREE SYLLABLES AND MORE BIG GEST / THIN NEST LUCK IEST HAPP IEST BIG/ THIN LUCKY HAPPY DOULE CONSONANT -Y -IEST ENDING IN CONSONANT- VOWEL- CONSONANT 2 SYLLABLES ENDING IN -Y TALL EST / LONG EST TALL/ LONG +EST ONE SYLLABLE SUPERLATIVE EXAMPLES ADJECTICE
  15. 15. SUPERLATIVES with IRREGULAR ADJECTIVES BEST WORST FARTHEST MOST OLDEST WORST GOOD BAD FAR MANY/ MUCH OLD ILL SUPERLATIVE example

×