PARA DESTACAR QUE UMA COISA,PESSOA, ANIMAL OU GRUPO TÊM CERTA CARACTERÍSTICA EM GRAU MAIS ELEVADO DO QUE TODOS OS OUTROS, USA-SE O SUPERLATIVO DE SUPERIORIDADE, QUE PODE SER FORMADO DER DUAS MANEIRAS
LONG – LONGEST LARGE- LARGEST GREAT- GREATEST1. ACRESCENTANDO-SE EST/STQUANDO O ADJETIVO É CURTO
IMPRESSIVE – MOST IMPRESSIVE POWERFUL – MOST POWERFUL IMPORTANT – MOST IMPORTANT2.USANDO-SE MOST ANTES DEALGUNS ADJETIVOS LONGOS
DRY – DRIEST HAPPY – HAPPIEST FUNNY- FUNNIEST EASY- EASIESTSE TERMIDADO EM Y SUBSTITUI-SE POR IEST
ADJETIVOS TERMINADOS EMow, er, le, PODEM FORMARSUPERLATIVO DAS DUAS FORMAS NARROW – MOST NARROW, NARROWEST CLEVER – MOST CLEVER, CLEVEREST
A MAIORIA DOS SUPERLATIVOSCOM ADJETIVOS DISSÍLABOS SÃOFORMADOS COM MOST MODERN – MOST MODERN FAMOUS – MOST FAMOUS RECENT – MOST RECENT
ADJETIVOS CURTOS FORMADOSPELA SEQUÊNCIA CVC, DOBRA-SEA CONSOANTE FINAL ANTES DEACRESCENTAR EST BIG – BIGGEST HOT – HOTTEST THIN – THINNEST WET - WETTTEST
GOOD – BEST BAD – WORST FAR – FARTHEST/FURTHEST OLD – OLDEST/ ELDESTFORMAS IRREGULARES
OS ADJETIVOS NO GRAU SUPERLATIVO SÃO GERALMENTE PRECEDIDOS DO ARTIGO DEFINIDO THE SHE IS THE MOST CLEVEREST STUDENT THE AMAZON HAS THE LARGEST RIVER BASIN IN THE WORLD
I. Fill in the correct form of the words in brackets (comparative or superlative)1.My house is (big)________ than yours.2.This flower is (beautiful)________ than that one.3.This is the (interesting)_________ book I have ever read.4.Non-smokers usually live (long)_______ than smokers
5.Which is the (dangerous)_______ animal in the world?6.A holiday by the sea is (good)______ than a holiday in the mountains.7.It is strange but often a coke is (expensive) ___________than a beer.8.Who is the (rich) ____________woman on earth?
9.The weather this summer is even (bad)___________ than last summer.10He was the (clever)___________ thief of all.
II. Fill in the correct form of thewords in brackets (comparative orsuperlative).1. Jeremy is 10 years old. Julie is 8 years old. Jeremy is (old)__________________Julie 2. The Alps are very high. They are (high) ____________________ mountains in Europe. 3. An ocean is (large) _____________________ a sea. 4. A Rolls Royce costs a lot of money. A Twingo costs less money. A Rolls Royce is (expensive) ________________________ a Twingo.
5. Johns results were bad. Freds results were very poor. Freds results were (bad) _______________ Johns. 6. This exercise is not difficult. Its (easy) _____________________ I expected. 7. The weather is not good today - its raining. I hope the weather will be (good) _______________ next week. 8. People are not friendly in big cities. They are usually (friendly) ____________________ in small towns.
9. In the government of a country, thePresident is (important)_____________________ person. 10. People say that Chinese is (difficult)____________________to learn thanEnglish.