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Degree of Comparison. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LyIcz_rJBRk&safety_mode=true&persist_safety_mode=1. Charter EST commercial. The positive degree is used when at least one thing is being described. Ex. Those murals are colorful . This suitcase is heavy. 3 Degrees of Comparison.

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charter est commercial

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LyIcz_rJBRk&safety_mode=true&persist_safety_mode=1http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LyIcz_rJBRk&safety_mode=true&persist_safety_mode=1

Charter EST commercial
3 degrees of comparison

The positive degree is used when at least one thing is being described.

Ex. Those murals are colorful.

This suitcase is heavy.

3 Degrees of Comparison
slide4

The comparative degree is used when two things or groups of things are being compared.

Ex. Those murals are more colorful than these.

My suitcase is heavier than yours.

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The superlative degree is used when three or more things are being compared.

Ex. Those murals are the most colorful that I’ve seen.

Silvia’s suitcase is the heaviest of all.

regular comparison

Most one-syllable words only require adding –erfor the comparative degree and –estfor the superlative degree.

Regular Comparison
regular comparison1

Two-syllable words only require adding –eror by using more for the comparative degree. They form the superlative degree by adding –estor by using most.

Regular Comparison
regular comparison2

Words that have three or more syllables form the comparative degree by using more and the superlative degree by most.

Regular Comparison
decreasing comparison

To show decreasing comparisons, words form the comparative degree by using less and the superlative degree by using least.

Decreasing Comparison
slide14

The Corn Palace is ______________

than I thought it would be.

big
slide20

4. Some workers find it ___________ to saw and nail the corn to panels, while others prefer to hang the finished panels on the building.

easy
famous

7. Until his death in 1983, Mitchell’s ____________artist, Oscar Howe, helped to design and paint these murals.

famous
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