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COMPARATIVES. COMPARISON OF ADJECTIVES One-syllable adjectives and two-syllable adjectives ending in –y add –er small nice big warm hot pretty dirty smaller.

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1 COMPARATIVES

2 COMPARISON OF ADJECTIVES One-syllable adjectives and two-syllable adjectives ending in –y add –er small nice big warm hot pretty dirty smaller nicer bigger warmer hotter prettier dirtier

3 COMPARISON OF ADJECTIVES We use more with two-syllable adjectives and longer ones  interesting  expensive  dangerous  common  comfortable  boring  more interesting  more expensive  more dangerous  more common  more comfortable  more boring

4 COMPARISON OF ADJECTIVES Some adjectives have irregular forms: good bad far better worse farther/further

5 COMPARATIVE PATTERNS We use as…as to say that two things are equal or unequal. Our house is as big as yours. It isn’t as cold as yesterday. We often use a phrase with than after the comparison. Fruit is healthier than cakes. After than we use an object pronoun or a personal pronoun with a verb. She is younger than me / than I am He speaks English better than me / than I do.

6 COMPARISON OF ADJECTIVES Now let’s practise! Use the adjectives given to compare the pictures.

7 Practice 1 healthy expensive sweet tasty expensive FRUIT CHOCOLATE

8 Practice 2 difficult easy useful beautiful ENGLISH FRENCH

9 Practice 3 cold hot big populated popular with tourists SPAIN CANADA

10 Practice 4 boring useful time-consuming creative good COOKING CLEANING

11 Practice 5 slow cheap eco-friendly polluting comfortable A BIKE AN SUV

12 Practice 6 popular dangerous expensive amusing FOOTBALL SNOWBOARDING

13 Practice 7 cosmopolitan crowded polluted cheap noisy TOKYO GIJON


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