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small + er = smaller than hard + er = harder than If an adjective has one syllable we add –er to the adjective. The ant is smaller than the hippo.

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2 small + er = smaller than hard + er = harder than If an adjective has one syllable we add –er to the adjective. The ant is smaller than the hippo.

3 Lions are cats. fast faster than

4 tall Goofy is Mickey. taller than

5 February July February is July. colder than July is February. hotter than

6 If a one syllable adjective ends with a consonant + a vowel + a consonant you must double the last consonant and then add –er. big + er = bigger than fat + er = fatter than thin + er = thinner slim + er = slimmer The elephant is the giraffe.fatter than

7 big Elephants are dogs.bigger than

8 A pig A wolf fatthin A pig is a wolf. fatter than A wolf is a pig. thinner than

9 If an adjective ends with a “y”, remove the “y” and add –ier. happy –y + ier = happier than funny –y + ier = funnier than easy – y + ier = easier than heavy - y + ier = heavier than The girl is the duck. happier than

10 The brown cat is the yellow cat. dirtier than

11 The suitcase is the box. heavier than

12 If an adjective has two syllables or more then add the word “more” before the adjective. (long adjectives) more + beautiful = more beautiful than more + expensive = more expensive than more + comfortable = more comfortable than The butterfly is the frog. more beautiful than

13 intelligent Monkeys are fish. more intelligent than

14 famous Tarkan is Mustafa Sandal. more famous than

15 There are a few exceptions. good = better than bad= worse than far= further than farther than

16 Dolphins are sharks. dolphins good sharks better than gooder better

17 bad Today the weather is yesterday. worse than Badder worse

18 We use as….as to show that two people or things are similar in some way. In negative sentences we use not as…..as. watch 10 £ ring 10 £ expensive The watch is the ring. as expensive as

19 big Tom’ s ball is my ball.as big as

20 Tom – 60 years Joe – 70 years old Tom Joe. isn’t as old as

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