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.
|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|
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’
|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
except 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.
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Good luck and Happy Learning.