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Comparative Adjectives

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Transcript of Comparative Adjectives

Adjectives ending in
-y
Change
-y

to
-i
+
er
Time to practice
one syllable
Comparative Adjectives
Use
comparative adjectives
+
than
to compare two

people/things.
Adjective
+
er
One syllable
ending in one vowel + one consonant:
double the consonant

+

er
big
fat
thin
hot
wet
happy
sunny
dry
rainy
easy
lucky
early
pretty
Two or more syllables
more / less
+ adjective
difficult
interesting
important
beautiful
intelligent
modern
comfortable
expensive
patient
Irregular comparatives
good
bad
far
Examples
Let´s compare
as + adjective + as
to compare two things that are equal
as big as
as beautiful as
as important as
as happy as
as fast as
as expensive as
as cheap as
Info
Production
+
=
The brown car is
cheaper
than the black one.
The giraffe is
taller

than the zebra.
The snake is
longer
than the lizard.
An elephant is big
g
er
than a tiger.
Mexico is hot
t
er
than Canada.
Angelina is prett
i
er
than Barbara.
The girl is happ
i
er
than the baby.
Barcelona is sunn
i
er
than Beijing.
more / less
intelligent
more / less
beautiful
more / less
important
more / less
interesting
more / less
difficult
more / less
modern
more / less
comfortable
more / less
expensive
more / less
patient
Angelina
Barbara
Jane is
as tall as
Sue.
The jungle is
as hot as
the desert.
Mary´s hair is ______ than Elizabeth´s hair. (long)
Daniel’s shoes are _______ than Alice´s shoes. (cheap)
Your eyes are _______ than mine. (big)
The cinema is ______ than your house. (far)
My house is __________ than your house. (modern)
The school bus is ______ than my mum´s new car. (new)
Susan is _______ than Jane. (thin)
Frederick is ______________ than Richard. (intelligent)
Sonya´s drawings are ______ than Julio´s. (good)
Magazines are ______________ than school books. (entertaining)
Turtles are _______ than rabbits. (slow)
Chinese is ______________ than English. (difficult)
Vegetables are __________ than junk food. (healthy)

longer
cheaper
bigger
further
more modern
newer
thinner
more intelligent
better
more entertaining
slower
more difficult
healthier
The diamond ring is
more
expensive than the plastic one.
lat
er
hard
er
strong
er
cold
er
fast
er
fast
cold
strong
hard
late
tall
er
tall
small
er
small
big
g
er
fat
t
er
thin
n
er
hot
t
er
wet
t
er
sunn
i
er
dr
i
er
rain
i
er
eas
i
er
luck
i
er
earl
i
er
prett
i
er
happ
i
er
Barcelona
Beijing
The chair is
less
comfortable than the sofa.
better
worse
further
I think smartphones are
better
than computers.
The city is
further
than the bridge.
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