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Comparatives n Superlatives

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Comparatives n Superlatives

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Comparatives n Superlatives

  1. 1. Comparative and Superlative Mr Jaramillo
  2. 2. Adjectives Strong Heavy light Slow Fast Tall short weak
  3. 3. Beautiful Empty Small Big Funny Boring Ugly Full
  4. 4. Low High Wet Dry Close Far Short Long
  5. 5. Difficult Easy Light Dark New Old Clean Dirty
  6. 6. Adjectives Can you identify the opposite? Tall ____________ Interesting ____________ Fat ____________ Funny ____________ Good ____________ Modern ____________ beautiful ____________ happy ____________ thin ____________ clean ____________ dangerous ____________ lazy ____________ intelligent ____________ boring ____________ easy ____________ difficult ____________ bad ____________ far ____________ Short ____________ ugly ____________
  7. 7. Comparative How the comparative is formed? Short adjectives add the termination –er. (short – short er long – long er ) My hair is long er than yours Adjectives ending in y , prececed by a consonant, change the for i and add er (craz y – craz ier , ugl y – ugl ier ) Those shoes are uglier than the boots Adjectives with more than two syllables write the word more before the adjective (intelligent – more intelligent , beautiful – more beautiful ) Thalia is more attractive than Paulina Irregular adjectives (good – better , bad – worse , far – farther/further ) My school is better than yours Snakes are worse than spiders
  8. 8. Practice Complete the sentences writing the adjective in comparative form. 1.- Mexico City is ______________________________ than Monterrey. Dangerous 2.- Thalia is _______________________________ than Paulina Rubio. Good 3.- My father is ______________________________ than yours. Tall 4.- That house is _____________________________ than this one. Comfortable 5.- Laura is ________________________________ than Karla. Intelligent Write the comparative form of the next adjectives. Tall ________________ interesting __________________ fat ________________ Funny __________________ good ________________ modern __________________ beautiful ________________ happy __________________ thin ________________ clean __________________
  9. 9. Superlative How the superlative is formed? Short adjectives add the termination –est. (short – short est long – long est ) My car is the oldest in the town. Adjectives ending in y , prececed by a consonant, change the for i and add est (craz y – craz iest , ugl y – ugl iest ) My students are the craziest in the school. Adjectives with more than two syllables write the words the most before the adjective (intelligent – the most intelligent , beautiful – the most beautiful ) I am the most intelligent of the class. Irregular adjectives (good – the best , bad – the worst , far – the farthest ) My school is the best of the city Rayados is the worst soccer team
  10. 10. Now, practice the superlative! Write the comparative and superlative form of the next adjectives, as the example. Comparative Superlative Tall ___ taller than ________ ______ the tallest __________ Fat ____________________ _________________________ Good ____________________ _________________________ Beautiful ____________________ _________________________ Happy ____________________ _________________________ Dangerous ____________________ _________________________ Intelligent ____________________ _________________________ Easy ____________________ _________________________ Complete with the superlative form. 1.- Which is the biggest A, B or C? ________________________________________________________ 2.- Which is the heaviest A, B or C? ________________________________________________________ 3.- Which is the smallest A, B, or C? ________________________________________________________ 4.- Who is the most beautiful: La chilindrina, Ninel Conde or Lucero ? ________________________________________________________ 5.- What is the easiest: Mathematics, Biology or Physical Education? ________________________________________________________ a b c
  11. 11. Answer the questions about your classmates. <ul><li>Who is the tallest in your class? _________________ </li></ul><ul><li>Who is the funniest? _________________ </li></ul><ul><li>Who is the shortest? _________________ </li></ul><ul><li>Who is the most intelligent? _________________ </li></ul><ul><li>Who is the most serious? _________________ </li></ul><ul><li>Who is the youngest? _________________ </li></ul><ul><li>Who is the oldest? _________________ </li></ul><ul><li>Who is the best at sports? _________________ </li></ul><ul><li>Who is the worst dancing? _________________ </li></ul>
  12. 12. Now you are ready to start in your book!

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