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Betty Schrampfer Azar
Stacy A. Hagen
Laurette Poulos Simmons
Copyright © 2007 by Pearson Education, Inc.
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CONTENTS
16-1 The comparative: using -er and more
16-2 The superlative: using -est and most
16-3 Using one of + superlative + plural noun
16-4 Using but
16-5 Using verbs after but
16-6 Making comparisons with adverbs
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Nicola is taller than Bradley.
THE COMPARATIVE: USING -ER AND MORE
4
(a) Nicola is taller than Bradley.
Nicola is more tall than Bradley. ?
THE COMPARATIVE: USING -ER AND MORE
5
(b) Happiness is more important than money.
Happiness is importanter than money.?
THE COMPARATIVE: USING -ER AND MORE
6
(a) Nicola is taller than Bashir.
(b) Happiness is more important than money.
THE COMPARATIVE: USING -ER AND MORE
To compare two persons or things:
-er
more
+ thanadjective +
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Powerpoint comparatives and superlatives

  • 1. Teacher Resource Disc Slide shows for use with PowerPoint presentation software Betty Schrampfer Azar Stacy A. Hagen Laurette Poulos Simmons Copyright © 2007 by Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • 2. CONTENTS 16-1 The comparative: using -er and more 16-2 The superlative: using -est and most 16-3 Using one of + superlative + plural noun 16-4 Using but 16-5 Using verbs after but 16-6 Making comparisons with adverbs
  • 3. 3 Nicola is taller than Bradley. THE COMPARATIVE: USING -ER AND MORE
  • 4. 4 (a) Nicola is taller than Bradley. Nicola is more tall than Bradley. ? THE COMPARATIVE: USING -ER AND MORE
  • 5. 5 (b) Happiness is more important than money. Happiness is importanter than money.? THE COMPARATIVE: USING -ER AND MORE
  • 6. 6 (a) Nicola is taller than Bashir. (b) Happiness is more important than money. THE COMPARATIVE: USING -ER AND MORE To compare two persons or things: -er more + thanadjective +
  • 7. 7 ier ier funn prett er g y y ADJECTIVES WITH ONE SYLLABLE ADJECTIVES THAT END IN -Y ADJECTIVE COMPARATIVE big cheap old funny pretty big cheap old er er THE COMPARATIVE: USING -ER AND MORE
  • 8. 8 better worse farther/further more famous more important more interesting ADJECTIVES WITH TWO OR MORE SYLLABLES IRREGULAR COMPARATIVE FORMS famous important interesting good bad far THE COMPARATIVE: USING -ER AND MORE ADJECTIVE COMPARATIVE
  • 9. 9 Ivana is ____ than Paris.older Ivana 19 Paris 17 Justine 15 Let’s Practice old
  • 10. 10 Family is _____________ than money.more important Let’s Practice important
  • 11. 11 The woman with the smile looks ______ than the woman with the frown. happier Let’s Practice happy
  • 12. 12 We have a big family. My brother is older than me. Grandpa is the oldest of all. THE SUPERLATIVE: USING -EST AND MOST MeMy brother
  • 13. 13 (a) COMPARATIVE My brother is older than me. (b) SUPERLATIVE Grandpa is the oldest of all. THE SUPERLATIVE: USING -EST AND MOST
  • 14. 14 older bigger ADJECTIVES WITH ONE SYLLABLE old big the oldest the biggest THE SUPERLATIVE: USING -EST AND MOST ADJECTIVE COMPARATIVE SUPERLATIVE
  • 15. 15 ADJECTIVES THAT END IN -Y THE SUPERLATIVE: USING -EST AND MOST ADJECTIVE COMPARATIVE SUPERLATIVE pretty easy prettier easier prettiest easiest
  • 16. 16 more expensive more important ADJECTIVES WITH TWO OR MORE SYLLABLES ADJECTIVE COMPARATIVE SUPERLATIVE expensive important THE SUPERLATIVE: USING -EST AND MOST the most expensive the most important
  • 17. 17 the best the worst the farthest/ furthest IRREGULAR FORMS ADJECTIVE COMPARATIVE SUPERLATIVE good bad far better worse farther/ further THE SUPERLATIVE: USING -EST AND MOST
  • 18. 18 Justine is ______than Paris. Ivana is the ____________ the sisters.tallest of all Ivana Paris Justine Let’s Practice tall taller
  • 19. 19 A good bicycle is expensive. A motorcycle is more expensive. A car is ______________________.the most expensive (of all) Let’s Practice expensive
  • 20. 20 A horse is ________than a dog. An elephant is __________ of all.the heaviest Let’s Practice heavy heavier
  • 21. 21 Jake works harder than Hal (does). MAKING COMPARISONS WITH ADVERBS
  • 22. 22 SUPERLATIVE adverbs ending in -ly the most the most the most (a) Jamie works more quickly than Pat (does). (b) Ben works the most quickly of all. COMPARATIVE adverbs ending in -ly carefully neatly slowly more more more MAKING COMPARISONS WITH ADVERBS COMPARATIVE SUPERLATIVE
  • 23. 23 (c) Angie works faster than Debbie (does). (d) Melissa works the fastest of all. MAKING COMPARISONS WITH ADVERBS COMPARATIVE SUPERLATIVE hard, fast, early, late -er and -est with irregular adverbs
  • 24. 24 (e) Most people sing better than I (do). (f) Steve sings the best of all. MAKING COMPARISONS WITH ADVERBS COMPARATIVE SUPERLATIVE better best forms of well
  • 25. 25 Sully had a good score on the English test. COMPARATIVE Merna had a ______ score. SUPERLATIVE Paula had _______ score of all. better the best Sully 75% English Test Merna 88% Paula 100% Let’s Practice
  • 26. 26 Let’s Practice Sully had a bad score on the English test. COMPARATIVE Merna had a ______ score. SUPERLATIVE Paula had _______ score of all. worse the worst Sully 50% English Test Merna 40% Paula 20%
  • 27. 27 COMPARATIVE I have to get up _______ on Tuesday. SUPERLATIVE I have to get up _________ on Friday. I have to get up early on Monday. earliest earlier Let’s Practice the
  • 28. 28 Simone can run quickly. COMPARATIVE Majid can run ____________. SUPERLATIVE Larry can run _______________ of all.the more quickly Let’s Practice most quickly
  • 29. 29 Comparison : As… As My name is Sally. I’m 73 My name is John. I’m 76 She is old but She is not as old as he is.
  • 30. 30 Not as … as Rome is Athens.not as as As… as My house is yours.as as old old