2 coNTENTS Types of comparison Equal comparison Forming regular Comparatives and SuperlativesSome irregular adjectivesPractice
3 How many types of comparison? SuperlativeEqual comparisonComparative
4 USAGEEqual comparison is used to compare two things to point out whether they have the same quality of some feature.Comparative is used to compare two things to point out the differences between them.Superlative is used to compare more than two things.
5 Choose the correct sentences Equal comparison… + as/so + adj/adv + as + …Examples:John is as tall as Peter.She runs as fast as her brother.NOTES:Choose the correct sentences- He is as young as me.- He is as young as I am.- He is as young as I.- They run as fast as us.- They run as fast as we do.- They run as fast as we.
6 … number of times + as + adj/adv + as + … Equal comparison… number of times + as + adj/adv + as + …Examples:My house are twice as big as yours.Mary can type five times as fast as Susan.
7 Superlative Comparative Comparative Superlative Adj + er Adj + est One-syllable adjectivesAdj + ercheap cheaperAdj + estquick quickestTwo-syllable adjectives ending in -yy ieasy easiereasy easiestOther adjectives with two or more syllablesmore/less + AdjMore expensivethe most/least + AdjThe most expensiveSuperlative
8 Some exceptions good better best bad / ill worse worst little (amount) lessleastlittle (size)smallersmallestmuch / manymoremostfar (place + time)furtherfurthestfar (place)fartherfarthestlate (time)laterlatestlate (order)latterlastForeformerFirst/foremostIninnerInnermostOutoutterouttermostUpupperUppermostbeneathnethernethermostold (people and things)olderoldestold (people)eldereldest
9 Practice Practice index Exercise 3 Exercise 1 Exercise 4 Exercise 2