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  1. Comparatives Adjectives that we use to compare one thing with another. Example: Mr Watson is taller than me.

  2. 1 or 2 syllable adjectives: is + adjective + er than Example: short = is shorter than, long = is longer than Note: An exception is boring = is more boring than (not isboringer than) More than 2 syllable adjectives: is +more + adjective + than Example: expensive = is more expensive than, interesting = is more interesting than Words with consonant, vowel, consonant (CVC): is + double last consonant + er+ than Example: big = is bigger than hot = is hotter than cvccvc Words that end in –e: is + adjective + r + than Example: nice = is nicer than Words that end in –y: lose the –y and + ier Example: Pretty = is prettier than

  3. Irregular adjectives:these change completely Example: good = is better than bad = is worse than far = is farther/further than