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Comparatives

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Comparatives

  1. 1. COMPARATIVES
  2. 2. COMPARISON OF ADJECTIVES <ul><li>One -syllable adjectives and two- syllable adjectives ending in – y add – er . </li></ul>small nice big warm hot pretty dirty small er nice r big ger warm er hot ter prett ier dirt ier
  3. 3. COMPARISON OF ADJECTIVES We use more with two - syllable adjectives and longer ones. interesting expensive dangerous common comfortable boring more interesting more expensive more dangerous more common more comfortable more boring
  4. 4. <ul><li>better </li></ul><ul><li>worse </li></ul><ul><li>farther/further </li></ul><ul><li>Less </li></ul>IRREGULAR COMPARATIVES Good Bad Far Little
  5. 5. COMPARATIVE PATTERNS <ul><li>We use as…as to say that two things are equal or unequal . </li></ul><ul><li>Our house is as big as yours. </li></ul><ul><li>It isn’t as cold as yesterday. </li></ul><ul><li>We often use a phrase with than after the comparison. </li></ul><ul><li>She is younger than me / than I am </li></ul>
  6. 6. PRACTICE 1 <ul><li>Healthy </li></ul><ul><li>Expensive </li></ul><ul><li>Tasty </li></ul><ul><li>Expensive </li></ul>
  7. 7. PRACTICE 2 <ul><li>Difficult </li></ul><ul><li>Easy </li></ul><ul><li>Useful </li></ul><ul><li>Beautiful </li></ul>
  8. 8. PRACTICE 3 <ul><li>Popular </li></ul><ul><li>Dangerous </li></ul><ul><li>Expensive </li></ul><ul><li>Amusing </li></ul>
  9. 9. PRACTICE 4 <ul><li>Slow </li></ul><ul><li>Cheap </li></ul><ul><li>Eco-friendly </li></ul><ul><li>Polluting </li></ul><ul><li>Comfortable </li></ul>
  10. 10. PRACTICE 5 <ul><li>Cold </li></ul><ul><li>Hot </li></ul><ul><li>Big </li></ul><ul><li>Populated </li></ul><ul><li>Popular </li></ul>
  11. 11. EXERCISES <ul><li>Exercise 1 </li></ul><ul><li>Exercise 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Exercise 3 </li></ul><ul><li>Exercise 4 </li></ul>

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