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Adjectives:

Adjectives Lic. Lizbeth Matos Del Villar.

Match the opposites :

Match the opposites tall ugly fat bad good modern beautiful happy dirty clean dangerous safe old boring easy difficult sad thin interesting short

COMPARATIVE SUPERLATIVE ADJECTIVES:

COMPARATIVE SUPERLATIVE ADJECTIVES

RULES : COMPARATIVES AND SUPERLATIVES:

RULES : COMPARATIVES AND SUPERLATIVES One syllable adjectives generally form the comparative by adding -er and the superlative by adding -est , e.g.: Adjective Comparative Superlative Soft Soft er The soft est Cheap Cheap er The cheap est Sweet Sweet er The sweet est Thin Thinn er The thinn est

SPELLING RULES:

SPELLING RULES a one syllable adjective ends in c v c , the consonant letter is doubled + - er /- est e.g.: thin → thi nner , big → big gest . If an adjective ends in -e , this is added –r / -st e.g.: wide → wide r / wide st . If an adjective ends in a consonant + - y , -y is replaced by –i + - er /- est e.g.: d ry → dr ier / dr iest .

TWO SYLLABLE ADJECTIVES:

TWO SYLLABLE ADJECTIVES If an two syllable adjective ends in a consonant + - y , -y is replaced by –i + -er/-est Adjective Comparative superlative Lucky luck ier The luck iest Pretty Prett ier The prett iest Tidy Tid ier The tid iest

TWO OR MORE SYLLABLE ADJECTIVES:

TWO OR MORE SYLLABLE ADJECTIVES Add for : comparative more - less superlative the most - the least . Adjective Comparative superlative Worried More worried The most worried Boring More boring The most boring Careful More careful The most careful Useless More useless The most useless

IRREGULAR ADJECTIVES:

IRREGULAR ADJECTIVES Adjective Comparative Superlative Good Better The best Bad Worse The worst Far Farther further The farthest The furthest

USE OF COMPARATIVES:

USE OF COMPARATIVES Comparatives are very commonly followed by than , e.g.: John is taller than me. Ana is more intelligent than her sister.

USE OF SUPERLATIVES:

USE OF SUPERLATIVES Superlatives are very commonly started by the e.g.: John is the tallest. Ana is the most intelligent.

Write the comparative form of the following adjectives::

Write the comparative form of the following adjectives: Tall 6. Interesting Fat 7. Funny Good 8. Modern Beautiful 9. Happy Thin 10. Clean Practice : Loreto / Lima turtle / rabbit China / Italy building / apartment

Write the superlative form of the following adjectives:

Write the superlative form of the following adjectives Tall 6. Interesting Fat 7. Funny Good 8. Modern Beautiful 9. Happy Thin 10. Clean Practice : London / Barcelona / New York Justin Bieber / Demi Lovato / Miley Cyrus

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greedy=.................... lazy=........................... happy=....................... funny=........................ worry=....................... thin=........................... fat=............................ hot=............................ brave=....................... nice=.......................... wide=............................... rude=................................ cold=................................. hard=................................ rich=................................. strong=............................. young=.............................. short=.............................. tall=.................................. small=.............................. Change to comparative and superlative form

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