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The Comparative and The Superlative The Degree of Adjectives Teacher Silvino Sieben 2ª Série EM.

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1 The Comparative and The Superlative The Degree of Adjectives Teacher Silvino Sieben 2ª Série EM

2 Adjectives are divided into syllables

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4 How do we make a Comparative? Example: A snail is slower than a horse.

5 How do we make a Comparative? Example: Thomas is fatter than Mary.

6 Comparative Form… How is the Comparative Form built? One syllable adjectives Two syllable adjectives ending in – y Other two and three syllable adjectives Irregular adjectives for example “good” longer funnier more modern better

7 How do we make a Superlative? The Superlative expresses the idea of “most…”

8 Superlative Form… How is the Superlative Form built? One syllable adjectives Two syllable adjectives ending in – y Other two and three syllable adjectives Irregular adjectives for example “good” The longest The funniest The most modern The best

9 Remember! With SHORT adjectives!... AdjectiveComparativeSuperlative SmallSmaller thanThe smallest OldOlder thanThe oldest FatFatter thanThe fattest BigBigger thanThe biggest EasyEasier thanThe easiest FunnyFunnier thanThe funniest

10 Remember! With LONG adjectives!... AdjectiveComparativeSuperlative Careful more careful than The most careful Dangerous more dangerous than The most dangerous Expensive more expensive than The most expensive Beautiful more beautiful than The most beautiful

11 Irregular adjectives... AdjectiveComparativeSuperlative GoodBetter thanThe best BadWorse thanThe worst Far Farther thanThe farthest Further thanThe furthest


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