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Word Forms VerbJeong succeeds in school NounSuccess is important to Jeong. AdjectiveJeong is a successful student. AdverbJeong successfully completed algebra.
Suffixes can help you recognize a word’s part of speech. Verb Suffixes -ateinvestigate-ify notify -enshorten-ize hospitalize
-ing and –ed Adjectives He was a boring teacher, so there were many bored students in his class. At the end of a tiring day, the tired children were happy to go home.
Locate and correct the word form errors. 1.I am interesting in Arab literature. 2.Read the chapter careful. 3.Is she a success businesswoman? 4.I am disappoint about my math grade. 5.Look in the back of the book for a referencing.
Comparatives with adjectives and adverbs With one syllable adjectives and adverbs, add –er. Marvin is busier than I am. ( adjective ) Not: Marvin is more busier than I am. Ali works harder than Tim. ( adverb ) Not: Ali works more harder than Tim.
With adjectives and adverbs with two or more syllables, add more/less. I am serious about work, but Marvin is more/less serious than I am. ( adjective ) I work carefully, but he works more/less carefully than I do. ( adverb )
Irregular Comparative Forms Jose is a good socializer. Jose is a better socializer than Lee. ( adjective ) Marie sings well. Marie sings better than Paula. ( adverb ) My spelling is bad. My spelling is worse than yours. ( adjective ) Martin drives badly. Martin drives worse than Charlie. ( adverb )
Superlatives with adjectives and adverbs With one syllable adjectives and adverbs, add the + –est. Alyssa is the tallest in the class. ( adjective ) Not: Alyssa is the most tallest in the class. Cathy reads the fastest in the class. ( adverb ) Not: Cathy reads the most fastest in the class.
With adjectives and adverbs with two or more syllables, add the most/least. Target is the most/least convenient store in the city. ( adjective ) This train runs the most/least frequently of all the trains. ( adverb )
Irregular Superlative Forms CSUF has a good ESL Program. Fullerton College has the best program. ( adjective ) Marybeth writes well. Marie writes the best in our school. ( adverb ) My spelling is bad. Lana is the worst speller in the class. ( adjective ) Martin drives badly. Martin drives the worst of all his friends. ( adverb )
Locate and correct the word form errors. 1.He has the expensivest car. 2.A Honda is more cheaper than a BMW. 3.We have the baddest record in the league. 4.Is the highway convenienter than the side streets? 5.I did good on the final exam.
Easily Confused Words, p. 83 Locate and correct the errors with easily confused words. 1.Do you have there phone number? 2.I did to much exercise yesterday. 3.My broken toe effects my posture. 4.I know where your going. 5.We past the airport on our way home.