2 COMPARISON OF ADJECTIVES One-syllable adjectives and two-syllable adjectives ending in –y add –ersmallnicebigwarmhotprettydirtysmallernicerbiggerwarmerhotterprettierdirtier
3 COMPARISON OF ADJECTIVES We use more with two-syllable adjectives and longer onesmore interestingmore expensivemore dangerousmore commonmore comfortablemore boringinterestingexpensivedangerouscommoncomfortableboring
4 COMPARISON OF ADJECTIVES Some adjectives have irregular forms:goodbadfarbetterworsefarther/further
5 COMPARATIVE PATTERNSWe 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 amHe 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 1FRUIThealthyexpensivesweettastyCHOCOLATE
8 Practice 2ENGLISHFRENCHdifficulteasyusefulbeautiful
9 Practice 3SPAINcoldhotbigpopulatedpopular with touristsCANADA
10 Practice 4COOKINGCLEANINGboringusefultime-consumingcreativegood
11 Practice 5A BIKEAN SUVslowcheapeco-friendlypollutingcomfortable
12 Practice 6SNOWBOARDINGFOOTBALLpopulardangerousexpensiveamusing
13 Practice 7GIJONcosmopolitancrowdedpollutedcheapnoisyTOKYO