2 Comparative and Superlative Adjectives Comparative adjectivesSuperlative adjectives
3 Comparative adjectives When do we use them? We use them to compare TWO objects, people, places…
4 Comparative adjectives How do we use them?There are 5 rules:g Rule 1g Rule 2g Rule 3g Rule 4g Rule 5g Summary
5 Comparative adjectives g Rule 1Adjectives with 1 or 2 syllablesending with -ow, -er, -y add –er.Adj. + -er + thanExample:Bart is taller than Maggie.
6 Comparative adjectives g Rule 2Adjectives ending –Y change it into -IER.Adj.(-y)Adj.(-ier) + thanExample:lazy lazier thanHomer is lazier than Lisa.
7 Comparative adjectives g Rule 3One syllable adjectives ending with CONSONANT+VOWEL+CONSONANT double the last consonant and add –er.Example:fat fatter thanC V CHomer is fatter than Margex2 consonants
8 Comparative adjectives g Rule 4Adjectives with 2 or more syllables add MORE before the adjective.more + adj. (2 or more syllables) + thanExample:beautiful more beautiful thanMaggie is more beautiful than Mr. Burns.
9 Comparative adjectives g Rule 5Irregular adjectives to memorize.goodbetter thanbadworse thanfarfarther than / further thanmuchmore
10 Comparative adjectives :+ que g SummaryRule…adjectivecomparative1. 1 OR 2 SYLLABLES Ending with –er –ow add -ertallCleveryellowtaller thancleverer thanYellower than2. drop –y, add -erlazyhappylazier thanhappier than3. C+V+C = doubles last consonantfatbigfatter thanbigger than4. 2 or + syllables add MOREbeautifuldangerousmore beautiful thanmore dangerous than5. Irregular forms (memorize)goodbadbetter thanworse than
11 Superlative adjectives When do we use them? We use them to compare ONE object, person, place… in a GROUP.
12 Superlative adjectives How do we use them?There are 5 rules:g Rule 1g Rule 2g Rule 3g Rule 4g Rule 5g Summary
13 Superlative adjectives g Rule 1Adjectives with 1 or 2 syllablesending with -ow, -er, -y add “the… –est”.the + adj. + -estExample:Mr. Burns is the richest in Springfield.
14 Superlative adjectives g Rule 2Adjectives ending –Y change it into -IEST.Adj.(-y)the + adj.(-iest)Example:funny the funniestKrusty is the funniest clown in Springfield.
15 Superlative adjectives g Rule 3One syllable adjectives ending with CONSONANT+VOWEL+CONSONANT double the last consonant and add –est.Example:fat the fattestC V CHomer is the fattest in the Simpson’s family.x2 consonants
16 Superlative adjectives g Rule 4Adjectives with 2 or more syllables add THE MOST before the adjective.the most + adj. (2 or more syllables)Example:dangerous the most dangerousFat Tony is the most dangerous gangster of the Springfield mafia.
17 Superlative adjectives g Rule 5Irregular adjectives to memorize.goodthe bestbadthe worstfarthe farthest / the furthestmuchthe most
18 Superlative adjectives: le/la/les+ g SummaryRule…adjectivesuperlative1. add “the –est”richlongthe richestthe longest2.Drop –y, add “the –iest”funnycrazythe funniestthe craziest3. C+V+C = doubles last consonantfatbigthe fattestthe biggest4. 2 or + syllables add THE MOSTbeautifuldangerousthe most beautifulthe most dangerous5. Irregular forms (memorize)goodbadthe bestthe worst
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