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Comparative & Superlative adjectives

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Comparative & Superlative adjectives

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  1. Comparative& Superlativeadjectives

  2. ADJECTIVES • Adjectives are words that describe or modify another person or thing in the sentence.

  3. COMPARATIVE ADJECTIVES Whencomparing 2 things. • Onesyllableadjectives: add –er Cold colderHigh  higher • Onesyllableadjectivesending in onevowel + consonant: doubletheconsonant and add –er Big  bigger Hot  hotter NOUN 1+verb+ COMPARATIVE ADJECTIVE +THAN +NOUN 2 Southernstatesarecolderthannorthernstates.

  4. Adjectivesendind in y: change y to -ier. Dry drier Easy easier • Twoor more syllableadjectives: add MORE beforetheadjective Difficult more difficult Beautiful  more beautiful • Irregular Good better Bad  worse

  5. When comparing things… Comparative adjectives Superlative Adjectives Comparing 3 or more things • Comparing 2 things

  6. RULES

  7. IRREGULAR ADJECTIVES

  8. Two-syllable adjectives that follow two rules. These adjectives can be used with -er and -est and with more and most.

  9. How to use them in a sentence.. • COMPARATIVE ADJECTIVES Comparative adjective +than Andrew is smallerthan Tom. • SUPERLATIVE ADJECTIVES The+superlative adjective He is thesmallest kid in the class.

  10. Let’s work on it.. My house is _______________ (big)  than yours. This flower is  _______________ (beautiful)  than that one. This is the _______________  (interesting)  book I have ever read. Non-smokers usually live  _______________ (long)  than smokers. Which is the  _______________  (dangerous)  animal in the world? A holiday by the sea is  _______________ (good)  than a holiday in the mountains. It is strange but often a coke is  _______________ (expensive)  than a beer. Who is the  _______________ (rich)  woman on earth? The weather this summer is even  _______________  (bad)  than last summer. He was the  _______________  (clever)  thief of all.

  11. Correct the mistakes. • Thomas is the oldest of her brothers and sisters. • John is the taller in the class. • Charles knows the funniest jokes in the class. • Gunther has the more interesting job in the class. • Victoria is from the most beautiful city in the class. • Jordan is healthyer than Bradley. • Bradley is older than Jordan. • Jordan is younger than Bradley. • Bradley is more shorter than Jordan. • Jordan is fitter than Bradley. • Bradley is a badder basketball player than Jordan. • Jordan is more young than Bradley.

  12. You are planning a summer trip with your friends. Everyone has different ideas and you must make a decision. There are three options: • Taking a tour to L.A and Disneyland • Camping • Beach Use comparative and superlative adjectives in your decision making and make a final conclusion. Use comparative and superlative adjectives.