Presentation on theme: "COMPARATIVES. COMPARISON OF ADJECTIVES One-syllable adjectives and two-syllable adjectives ending in –y add –er small nice big warm hot pretty dirty smaller."— Presentation transcript:
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
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
COMPARISON OF ADJECTIVES Some adjectives have irregular forms: good bad far better worse farther/further
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.
COMPARISON OF ADJECTIVES Now let’s practise! Use the adjectives given to compare the pictures.
Practice 1 healthy expensive sweet tasty expensive FRUIT CHOCOLATE
Practice 2 difficult easy useful beautiful ENGLISH FRENCH
Practice 3 cold hot big populated popular with tourists SPAIN CANADA
Practice 4 boring useful time-consuming creative good COOKING CLEANING
Practice 5 slow cheap eco-friendly polluting comfortable A BIKE AN SUV
Practice 6 popular dangerous expensive amusing FOOTBALL SNOWBOARDING
Practice 7 cosmopolitan crowded polluted cheap noisy TOKYO GIJON