Successfully reported this slideshow.
How to make
comparisons
in English
SUPERIORITY
ADJECTIVES
1. If the adjective is one syllable, you must add -er.
For example small – smaller; big – bigger; ...
3. With other English adjectives of two syllables and more, y
ou can‘t change their endings. Instead, you should use

more...
ADVERBS

1. Many adverbs in English end in –ly. They make the
comparative more + adverb
For example  slowly – more slowly...
REMEMBER!!
When you compare two things, use 'than'.
"She's younger than me.“
"This exercise is more difficult than the las...
INFERIORITY
When you want to say one thing is less than another, you
can either use 'less than' or 'not as … as'.
For exam...
EQUALITY
When you want to say something is similar, use:

'as … as'
For example,
"She's as tall as her brother" or "It's a...
Give the comparative form of the following
adjectives:
young
younger
full
fuller
thin
thinner
fine
finer
funny
funnier

ho...
LET’S PRACTISE!!
easier
I think that speaking is ____________ (easy) than writing.
more important
It is __________________...
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in …5
×

How to make comparisons in english b1

1,142 views

Published on

Published in: Technology, Business
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

How to make comparisons in english b1

  1. 1. How to make comparisons in English
  2. 2. SUPERIORITY ADJECTIVES 1. If the adjective is one syllable, you must add -er. For example small – smaller; big – bigger; nice – nicer. 2 . If the adjective has two syllables, but ends in -y, you must change the end to -ier. For example lucky – luckier; happy – happier.
  3. 3. 3. With other English adjectives of two syllables and more, y ou can‘t change their endings. Instead, you should use more + adjective. For example  handsome – more handsome; beautiful – more beautiful 4. One syllable adjectives ending in –ed make the comparative: more + adjective For example  tired – more tired * Remember that some adjectives are IRREGULAR and change form when you make comparisons. good – better bad – worse far – further
  4. 4. ADVERBS 1. Many adverbs in English end in –ly. They make the comparative more + adverb For example  slowly – more slowly 2. Some adverbs are also IRREGULAR and change form when you make comparisons. well – better badly – worse far – further early - earlier
  5. 5. REMEMBER!! When you compare two things, use 'than'. "She's younger than me.“ "This exercise is more difficult than the last one.“
  6. 6. INFERIORITY When you want to say one thing is less than another, you can either use 'less than' or 'not as … as'. For example, "This programme is less interesting than I thought" "This programme is not as interesting as I thought."
  7. 7. EQUALITY When you want to say something is similar, use: 'as … as' For example, "She's as tall as her brother" or "It's as nice today as it was yesterday."
  8. 8. Give the comparative form of the following adjectives: young younger full fuller thin thinner fine finer funny funnier hot hotter intelligent more intelligent silly sillier beautiful more beautiful short shorter bad worse comfortable more comfortable good better tall taller happy happier
  9. 9. LET’S PRACTISE!! easier I think that speaking is ____________ (easy) than writing. more important It is ___________________ (important) to be healthy than wealthy. Mount Everest is ___________ (high) than Mont Blanc. higher fatter I am eating too much. I am much _________ (fat) than I was last month. • This exercise is very easy. Can you give me something • • • • • • • • • ______________ (difficult)? more difficult older My mother is 42 but my father's much ________ (old). He's 73. more slowly If you don’t drive ______________ (slowly) you’re going to have an accident. better His first book was boring but this one is ______ (good). lazier Robert is __________ (lazy) than anyone I know. He never lifts a finger to work.

×