Comparatives and Superlatives Adjectives. Rosa Benavides Chávez. Comparative Adjectives. We form the comparative form by adding “ - er ” One syllable adjectives “ er ” Old --- old er cheap --- cheap er slow --- slow er Sean Connery is older then Alfonso Herrera.
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Comparatives and SuperlativesAdjectives
Rosa Benavides Chávez
We form the comparative form by adding “-er” One syllable adjectives “er ”
Old --- older cheap --- cheaperslow --- slower
Sean Connery is older then Alfonso Herrera
Easy -- easierheavy -- heavier
The suitcase is heavier than the backpack
Adjectives of two or more syllables + more
Modern - moremodern
Expensive – more expensive
Tokyo is more modern and expensive than New York
We form the superlative form by adding “-est”
One syllable adjectives “the ........ est ”
cheap -- the cheapestslow -- the slowest
diamond gold silver
The silver ring is the cheapest
of all the rings
Venus Earth Mercury
Venus is the hottest planet
Two syllables adjectives ending in a consonant + “y” replace the “y” with “i + est ”
Easy -- the easiest noisy-- thenoiest.
Pretty – the prettiest funny -- the funniest
teacher clown doctor
The clown is the funniest of all
Adjectives of two or more syllables + the most ....
Beautiful - the mostbeautiful
Important – the most important
The roses are the most beautiful flowers