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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 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LyIcz_rJBRk&safety_mode=true&persist_safety_mode=1positive degree is used when at least one thing is being described.

    Ex. Those murals are colorful.

    This suitcase is heavy.

3 Degrees of Comparison


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


  • The http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LyIcz_rJBRk&safety_mode=true&persist_safety_mode=1superlative 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 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LyIcz_rJBRk&safety_mode=true&persist_safety_mode=1one-syllable words only require adding –erfor the comparative degree and –estfor the superlative degree.

Regular Comparison


One syllable words
One-syllable Wordshttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LyIcz_rJBRk&safety_mode=true&persist_safety_mode=1


Regular comparison1

  • Two-syllable wordhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LyIcz_rJBRk&safety_mode=true&persist_safety_mode=1s only require adding –eror by using more for the comparative degree. They form the superlative degree by adding –estor by using most.

Regular Comparison


Two syllable words
Two-syllable Wordshttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LyIcz_rJBRk&safety_mode=true&persist_safety_mode=1


Regular comparison2

  • Words that have http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LyIcz_rJBRk&safety_mode=true&persist_safety_mode=1three or more syllables form the comparative degree by using more and the superlative degree by most.

Regular Comparison


Three syllable words
Three-Syllable Wordshttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LyIcz_rJBRk&safety_mode=true&persist_safety_mode=1


Decreasing comparison

Decreasing Comparison


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


big


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


Pretty

2. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LyIcz_rJBRk&safety_mode=true&persist_safety_mode=1People in Mitchell try to make each year’s Corn Palace decorations _______ than the ones before.

pretty


Prettier or more pretty
Prettier or more prettyhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LyIcz_rJBRk&safety_mode=true&persist_safety_mode=1


Fresh

3.The building looks the __________ in September after new corn and grasses are put on it.

fresh


Freshest
freshest corn and grasses are put on it.


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


Easier or more easy
Easier (or more easy) to panels, while others prefer to hang the finished panels on the building.


5. I could not decide which of the many corn murals on the Corn Palace I liked _______________.

well


Better
better Corn Palace I liked _______________.




Famous

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

famous



Interesting

8. me.The life of this Sioux artist is the _______________ story I’ve ever heard.

interesting



Slowly

9. me.My parents walked ________ around the Corn Palace than I did and studied every design.

slowly



10. me.I met a family from Mexico who had traveled ________ than we had to see the Corn Palace.

far


Farther
farther me.


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