3DEGREE OF COMPARISONMenggunakan “adjective” dalam kalimatsehingga disebut “Qualitative Adjective”Ada tiga tingkatan “Qualitative Adjective”,yaitu:
41. Positive degree ( as + adj + as ) The book is as expensive as my new bike.Comparative degree (adj + er + than)Tari is nicer than her brother.Superlative degree (the + adj + est)Adi is the cleverest students in the class.
5Comparative Degree Formula a. Adj dengan satu suku kata adj + er … thanMy mother is older than your mother.b. Adj dengan dua suku kataAbi is lazier than Imad. (lazy – ier)c. Adj dengan lebih dari dua suku kataadj + more … thanFirly is more diligent than Dita.
6Superlative DegreeFormulaAdjective (adj) dengan satu suku kata“the + adj + est”Umar is the strongest in the class.Adj dengan dua suku kata“the + adj + est / the + most + adj”Ina is the prettiest girl among the students.
7Adj dengan lebih dari dua suku kata “the + most + adj “1.Shirley is the most diligent girl at home.2.Ina is the most beautiful girl among the students.
8Quantitative Comparison CountableComparativeUncountablemanyfewmore thanfewer thanmuchlittleless than
9Irregular Adjective Positive Comparative Superlative good far many/muchlittlebetter thanfurther thanmore thanLess thanthe bestthe furthestthe mostThe least
10Contoh Kalimat :1. Mr. Ali has less furniture than Mr. Usman.2. I have fewer novels than you do.3. The teacher gives more homework thanyesterday.
111. Zulham is 16 years old and so is Nanda. We can say that ….. a. Zulham is as old as Nandab. Zulham is the same old as Nandac. Zulham is the different age from Nandad. Zulham is the same age as Nanda
122. Today is ……………… than yesterday. a. hotb. hotterc. hottestd. the hottest
133. Look at this table ! Things Price Shirt Shoes Tie Trousers RpRpRpRpShirt is more expensive than shoes.b. Tie is the most expensive of all.c. Tie is cheaper than shirt.d. Trousers is the cheapest of all.
144. Erna: Which one is better, traveling by a taxi or a bus Nina: Of course by taxi, but traveling by bus is …..…………………………… than by taxi.a. more expensiveb. cheaperc. cheapd. expensive
155. Mount Jaya Wijaya is the … mountain in Indonesia. a. widestb. largestc. highestd. longest