Comparative and Superlative adjectives

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BIG BIGGER THE BIGGEST COMPARATIVE and SUPERLATIVE ADJECTIVES

WHEN TO USE COMPARATIVE AND SUPERLATIVE ADJECTIVES : 

WHEN TO USE COMPARATIVE AND SUPERLATIVE ADJECTIVES We use the comparative form to compare two things. We use the superlative form to compare three or more things. “Gladys is a rich woman, but Josie is richer than Gladys, and Sadie is the richest woman in town”.

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Notice that the word than frequently accompanies the comparative and the word the precedes the superlative. Mary is Anna. Anna is Mary. Sarah is girl in the class. the tallest taller than shorter than

To make comparative and superlative forms of adjectives some rules must be followed: : 

To make comparative and superlative forms of adjectives some rules must be followed: Rule 1 One syllable adjectives generally form the comparative by adding ER and the superlative by adding EST.

Note: When a syllable adjective ends in a single vowel letter followed by a single consonant letter, the consonant letter is doubled and then the suffix is added. : 

Note: When a syllable adjective ends in a single vowel letter followed by a single consonant letter, the consonant letter is doubled and then the suffix is added. th th in er n th in the est th th in th _____ n

If an adjective ends in E, we just must add “R” or “ST”. : 

If an adjective ends in E, we just must add “R” or “ST”. wide wid e _____ wid e er est the

If an adjective ends in a consonant followed by y,y is replaced by i when adding ER and EST. : 

If an adjective ends in a consonant followed by y,y is replaced by i when adding ER and EST. y d r _____ _____ d r d r d r i d r est er dr i the

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Rule 2 Two syllable adjectives which end in Y usually form the comparative by adding ER and the superlative by adding EST Don’t forget to change the y to i luck prett tid y y y er er er i i i the est est est

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Rule 3 To form the comparative and superlative of adjectives that are two syllables and more and not ending in a Y, add MORE and THE MOST in front of the positive adjective. boring careful useless modern worried more more more more more the most the most the most the most the most _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____

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dangerous difficult exciting ridiculous the most the most the most the most _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____

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Irregular adjectives EXCEPTIONS good bad far little much/many better worse further/farther less more the best the worst the furthest / the farthest the least the most

Now, your turn…. : 

Now, your turn…. Beautiful? Smart? Tall? Good? Sweet? Charismatic? Rich? Talented?

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