Let´s review the Comparatives and Superlative Adjectives

Comparative adjectives are used to compare two things or people to each other.
•A bus is bigger than a car.
•Bill is older than Harry.

Superlative adjectives are used to compare one member of a group to the whole group.
We use the with a superlative adjective.
•The Nile is the longest river in the world.
•In our class Maria is the oldest and Charlie is the youngest.

Form Adjective Comparative Superlative
One syllable : long longer than the longest
(add : -er / -est) nice nicer than the nicest
hot hotter than the hottest
Two or more syllables : famous more famous than the most famous
(add: more-less/most-least
before the adjective)
interesting less interesting than the least interesting
practical more practical than the most practical
Two syllables ending in -y : funny funnier than the funniest
(the ‘y’ becomes ‘i’
before -er/-est)
easy easier than the easiest
happy happier than the happiest
Irregular Adjectives : good better than the best
bad worse than the worst
much/many more than the most
little less than the least
far farther/further than the farthest/furthest

N.B. :   Adjectives ending with a vowel and a consonant double the consonant
big  –  bigger  –  biggest
when the consonant is ‘w’ or ‘y’ :
new – newer – newest.

Now, let´s practice!

First, do the three online quizzes with correction bellow. When you have finished, prepare an exercise similar to the ones you have just done and share it with your peers.

1-  http://englishteststore.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1459:english-grammar-comparisons-test-001&catid=165&Itemid=321

2- http://www.learn-english-today.com/lessons/lesson_contents/exercises/adjectives-com-super_quiz1.html

3-  http://esl.about.com/od/intermediatelevelquizzes/a/comparative_superlative_quiz.htm

If you need any help you can send me a text message or use Google.

Good luck and Happy Learning.

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