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1 Comparisons

2 Types of comparison Equal comparison Forming regular Comparatives and Superlatives Some irregular adjectives Practice

3 Equal comparison Comparative SuperlativeSuperlative

4 Comparative is used to compare two things ‎ to point out the differences between them. Superlative is used to compare more than two things ‎. Equal comparison is used to compare two things to point out whether they have the same quality of some feature.

5 … + as/so + adj/adv + as + … Examples: John is as tall as Peter. She runs as fast as her brother. NOTES: - He is as young as me. Choose the correct sentences   - He is as young as I. - He is as young as I am. - They run as fast as us. - They run as fast as we. - They run as fast as we do.

6 … 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 ComparativeSuperlative One-syllable adjectives Adj Adj + er cheap  cheaper Adj Adj + est quick  quickest Two-syllable adjectives ending in -y y  i Adj Adj + er easy  easier y  i Adj Adj + est easy  easiest Other adjectives with two or more syllables Adj more/less + Adj More expensive Adj the most/least + Adj The most expensive

8 goodbetterbest bad / illworseworst little (amount)lessleast little (size)smallersmallest much / manymoremost far (place + time)furtherfurthest far (place)fartherfarthest late (time)laterlatest late (order)latterlast ForeformerFirst/foremost IninnerInnermost Outoutterouttermost UpupperUppermost beneathnethernethermost old (people and things)olderoldest old (people)eldereldest

9 Exercise 1 Exercise 2 Exercise 4 Exercise 3 Practice index Exercise 5

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