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  1. COMPARATIVE AND SUPERLATIVE ADJECTIVES GRAMMAR

  2. COMPARATIVE ADJECTIVES We use the comparative to compare two people, places or things. • Short adjective + ER. old  older young  younger • CVC + ER (the final consonant is doubled) big  bigger hot  hotter • Short adjective ended in –Y  -IER easy  easier heavy  heavier • Long adjective: MORE + long adjective exciting  more exciting beautiful  more beautiful • Irregular adjectives good  better bad  worse • We use THAN after the comparative form of the adjective. • John is taller than Mary. • A Ferrari is more expensive than a Fiat.

  3. Complete the following sentences. Use the comparative form of the adjectives in brackets. • Tiny is (tall) than Sky. • Sky is (good) at basketball than Tiny. • Tiny is (fast) than Sky. • Sky is (popular) than Tiny. • Sky’s feet are (big) than Tiny’s feet.

  4. Complete the following sentences. Use the comparative form of the adjectives in brackets. • Tiny is TALLER than Sky. • Sky is (good) at basketball than Tiny. • Tiny is (fast) than Sky. • Sky is (popular) than Tiny. • Sky’s feet are (big) than Tiny’s feet.

  5. Complete the following sentences. Use the comparative form of the adjectives in brackets. • Tiny is TALLER than Sky. • Sky is BETTER at basketball than Tiny. • Tiny is (fast) than Sky. • Sky is (popular) than Tiny. • Sky’s feet are (big) than Tiny’s feet.

  6. Complete the following sentences. Use the comparative form of the adjectives in brackets. • Tiny is TALLER than Sky. • Sky is BETTER at basketball than Tiny. • Tiny is FASTER than Sky. • Sky is (popular) than Tiny. • Sky’s feet are (big) than Tiny’s feet.

  7. Complete the following sentences. Use the comparative form of the adjectives in brackets. • Tiny is TALLER than Sky. • Sky is BETTER at basketball than Tiny. • Tiny is FASTER than Sky. • Sky is MORE POPULAR than Tiny. • Sky’s feet are (big) than Tiny’s feet.

  8. Complete the following sentences. Use the comparative form of the adjectives in brackets. • Tiny is TALLER than Sky. • Sky is BETTER at basketball than Tiny. • Tiny is FASTER than Sky. • Sky is MORE POPULAR than Tiny. • Sky’s feet are BIGGER than Tiny’s feet.

  9. SUPERLATIVE ADJECTIVES We use the superlative to compare more than two people, places or things. • Short adjective + EST. old  the oldest young  the youngest • CVC + EST (the final consonant is doubled) big  the biggest hot  the hottest • Short adjective ended in –Y  -IEST easy  the easiest heavy  the heaviest • Long adjective: THE MOST + long adjective exciting  the most exciting beautiful  the most beautiful • Irregular adjectives good  the best bad  the worst • We use THE before the superlative form of the adjective. • John is the tallest. • A Ferrari is the most expensive car .

  10. Complete the following sentences. Use the superlative form of the adjectives in brackets. • Al is (short). • Ed is (thin). • Al is wearing (colourful) clothes. • Ed is (tall). • Joe is (smart).

  11. Complete the following sentences. Use the superlative form of the adjectives in brackets. • Al is THE SHORTEST. • Ed is (thin). • Al is wearing (colourful) clothes. • Ed is (tall). • Joe is (smart).

  12. Complete the following sentences. Use the superlative form of the adjectives in brackets. • Al is THE SHORTEST. • Ed is THE THINNEST. • Al is wearing (colourful) clothes. • Ed is (tall). • Joe is (smart).

  13. Complete the following sentences. Use the superlative form of the adjectives in brackets. • Al is THE SHORTEST. • Ed is THE THINNEST. • Al is wearing THE MOST COLOURFUL clothes. • Ed is (tall). • Joe is (smart).

  14. Complete the following sentences. Use the superlative form of the adjectives in brackets. • Al is THE SHORTEST. • Ed is THE THINNEST. • Al is wearing THE MOST COLOURFUL clothes. • Ed is THE TALLEST. • Joe is (smart).

  15. Complete the following sentences. Use the superlative form of the adjectives in brackets. • Al is THE SHORTEST. • Ed is THE THINNEST. • Al is wearing THE MOST COLOURFUL clothes. • Ed is THE TALLEST. • Joe is THE SMARTEST.

  16. PICTURE IN COMPARATIVE ADJECTIVES EXERCISE: “Oxford Spotlight 2”, Student’s Book.