Comparatives and Superlatives : Comparatives and Superlatives Comparatives : Comparatives One Syllable Adjectives
add '-er' to end of the adjective (Note: double the final consonant if preceded by a vowel) remove the 'y' from the adjective and add 'ier'
Example: cheap - cheaper / hot - hotter / high - higher
Yesterday was hotter than today. This book is cheaper than that book. Slide 3: Two Syllable Adjectives Ending in '-y'
Change “y” for “i” and add er
Example: happy - happier / funny - funnier
I am happier than you.
That joke was funnier than his joke. Slide 4: Two, Three or More Syllable Adjectives
Place 'more' before the adjective
Example: interesting - more interesting / difficult - more difficult
London is more expensive than Madrid. This test is more difficult than the last test. Superlatives : Superlatives One Syllable Adjectives
Place 'the' before the adjective and add '-est' to end of the adjective (Note: double the final consonant if preceded by a vowel)
Example: cheap - the cheapest / hot - the hottest / high - the highest
Today is the hottest day of the summer. This book is the cheapest I can find. Slide 6: Two, Three or More Syllable Adjectives
place 'the most' before the adjective
Example: interesting - the most interesting / difficult - the most difficult
London is the most expensive city in England. That is the most beautiful painting here. Slide 7: Two Syllable Adjectives Ending in '-y'
Place 'the' before the adjective and remove the 'y' from the adjective and add 'iest'
Example: happy - the happiest / funny - the funniest
New York is the noisiest city in the USA. He is the most important person I know. EXCEPTIONS : EXCEPTIONS good
good - adjective
better - comparative
the best - superlative
This book is better than that one. This is the best school in the city. Slide 9: bad
bad - adjective
worse - comparative
the worst – superlative
His French is worse than mine. This is the worst day of my life. Slide 10: Far
The farthest- superlative
My house is garther than your house.
Luis is the farthest house of all