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  1. COMPARATIVE AND SUPERLATIVE ADJECTIVES Garfield is fatter than Michael Michael is fat Justin Bieber is the fattest.

  2. The adjectives fat, fatter and fattest are called the positive, comparative and superlative respectively. • For most adjectives of one syllable and some two-syllable adjectives –eris added to for comparatives and –est is added to form superlatives. Example : big  bigger  biggest small  smaller  smallest

  3. For adjectives of two or more syllables, the comparative is formed by adding more / less before the adjective, and the superlative is formed by adding most / least before the adjective. • Several adjectives have irregular comparatives and superlatives and follow a different pattern.

  4. EXERCISE 1 : Give the correct forms of the adjectives in the following sentences. • How is Sebastian? Is he _________ (good) today? • Mr Lee is the_________ (rich) man in town. • The_________ (long) river in Malaysia is Sungai Rajang. • Which is the _________ (tall) building in the world? • The public is the_________ (good) judge. • Lead is _________ (heavy) than sodium. • Hazirah needs a _________ (nutritious) diet than the one she is following now. • He gave the boys a _________ (valuable) lesson in life. • Among all her classmates, Joel lives the _________ (far). • Of the two evils, he chose the _________ (little) one.

  5. The pictures show two houses. In your groups, study both pictures and write a paragraph to compare the two houses. House A House B