Traveller elementary unit 7c 2

Comparative and Superlative forms

 

Regular forms

ONE SYLLABLE ADJECTIVES
Adjective Comparative Superlative
tall taller tallest
fat fatter fattest
big bigger biggest
sad sadder saddest

 

TWO SYLLABLES
Adjective Comparative Superlative
happy happier happiest
busy busier busiest
tangled more tangled most tangled

 

THREE OR MORE SYLLABLES
Adjective Comparative Superlative
important more important most important
expensive more expensive most expensive

 

IRREGULAR FORMS
Adjective Comparative Superlative
good better best
bad worse worst
little less least
much more most
far further / farther furthest / farthest

 

EXAMPLES
  • My house is larger than hers.
  • This box is smaller than the one I lost.
  • Your dog runs faster than Jim’s dog.
  • My house is larger than hers.
  • This box is smaller than the one I lost.
  • Your dog runs faster than Jim’s dog
  • I am as strong as you are!

 

Here you find some tasks to practice!

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#2

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Please work with a partner and compare the characthers!

Sample answers:

Age: Sally is younger than Tom but Ellen is the youngest.

        Sally is older than Ellen but Tom is the oldest.

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