Comparative and Superlative Adjectives

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Comparative and Superlative Adjectives

  1. 2. Comparative Adjectives : <ul><ul><li>Short Adj. (1 – 2 syllables): Adjective + -er short ------shorter </li></ul></ul><ul><li>big --------bigger </li></ul><ul><li>easy--------easier </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Long Adj. (+ 2 syllables): more + adjective beautiful---------more beautiful </li></ul></ul><ul><li>expensive -------more expensive </li></ul><ul><li>intelligent ------more intelligent </li></ul>2 nd. Term of the comparison : Comparative adjective + than + Object: She is more intelligent than José English is easier than Maths
  2. 3. Superlative Adjectives : <ul><ul><li>Short Adj. (1 – 2 syllables): the + Adjective+ est short ------the shortest </li></ul></ul><ul><li>big --------the biggest </li></ul><ul><li>easy--------the easiest </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Long Adj. (+ 2 syllables): the most + adjective </li></ul></ul><ul><li>beautiful---------the most beautiful </li></ul><ul><li>expensive -------the most expensive </li></ul><ul><li>intelligent ------the most intelligent </li></ul>Comparison in a group : Superlative adjective + in: She is the most intelligent girl in the class The Nile is the longest river in the world
  3. 4. Comparative Adjectives : Obelix is FATTER THAN Asterix Lisa is MORE INTELLIGENT THAN Bart
  4. 5. Comparative Adjectives : A Ferrari is MORE EXPENSIVE … … THAN a Seat 600
  5. 6. THE BIGGEST dog in the world Superlative Adjectives :
  6. 7. Superlative Adjectives : THE TALLEST man IN the world THE SHORTEST man IN the world
  7. 8. THE MOST EXPENSIVE mobile phone IN the world Superlative Adjectives :
  8. 9. Comparative Adjectives : MAKE YOUR OWN COMPARISONS WITH : Beauty, thin, hair (long, straight, curly), earrings, dress (short, confortable, beautiful). Victoria Beckham Beyoncé Beyoncé is more beautiful than Victoria Victoria’s hair is longer than Beyoncé’s Beyoncé’s earrings are bigger than Victoria’s …
  9. 10. Superlative Adjectives : MAKE YOUR OWN SUPERLATIVES WITH : High, Long, Intelligent Mount Everest The Tajo River Lisa Simpson Mount Everest is the highest mountain in the world The Tajo is the longest river is Spain Lisa Simpson is the most intelligent girl in the class

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