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ADJECTIVES

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  1. COMPARATIVE, SUPERLATIVE, TOO/ENOUGH ADJECTIVES

  2. COMPARATIVE MONOSYLLABLES OR –Y ENDING ADJECTIVES LONGER ADJECTIVES Reggae is more upbeat than opera. MORE + ADJECTIVE + THAN • Classical music is olderthan hip-hop. • R&B is trendierthan ballads. • ADJECTIVE-ER / -IER + THAN For inferiority, we use LESS + ADJECTIVE + THAN for all types of adjectives: A Seat Ibiza is less fast than a BMW. Drama is less interesting than Science Fiction.

  3. SUPERLATIVE MONOSYLLABLES OR –Y ENDING ADJECTIVES LONGER ADJECTIVES “The Artist” has been the most awarded film this year. THE + MOST + ADJECTIVE • “Titanic” is the longest film I’ve ever seen. • “The Exorcist” is the scariest movie ever. • THE + ADJECTIVE-EST/-IEST For inferiority, we use THE LEAST + ADJECTIVE for all types of adjectives. That top-model is the least pretty of all the show. That actor is the least talented of all the nominees.

  4. COMPARISON OF EQUALITY • Biology is as difficult as Physics. • Spain isn’t as/ so big as Russia. • AS + ADJECTIVE + AS for all types of adjectives.

  5. TOO / ENOUGH • TOO = EXCEEDINGLY • ENOUGH = SUFFICIENTLY • This brand is tooexpensive for me. I can’t buy it. • This brand is cheapenough for me. I can buy it. • TOO + ADJECTIVE / ADJECTIVE + ENOUGH

  6. IRREGULARITIES Doubling of the last consonant: Whenever the adjective is monosyllabic, it doubles its final consonant if it’s a single consonant preceded by a single vowel: big / bigger / biggest