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COMPARATIVE ADJECTIVES

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COMPARATIVE ADJECTIVES
Adjectives ending in
-e
we only add
-r
Adjectives with
ONE
syllable:
Add
-er
to the base form.
WHAT IS A COMPARATIVE ADJECTIVE?
Comparative adjectives are used to compare the
differences
between two things, people or even ideas.
HOW
DO WE FORM THE COMPARATIVE?
-Forming comparatives is
easy.


-The form depends on the
number of

syllables
in the original adjective.
Let's have a look at the rules...
nic
e
nic
er

Adjectives ending
consonant
+
vowel
+
consonant:
big big
ger
hot hot
ter
Adjectives with
TWO
syllables ending in
-y.
happ
y
y + ier happ
ier

health
y
y + ier health
ier
Adjectives with
TWO
or
MORE
syllables:
-Add the word
more
before the adjective.




EXCEPTIONS:
good
bad
far
little
better
worse
farther / further
less
expensive
more
expensive

dangerous
more
dangerous


Martin is
older.
Laura is
younger.
The car is
faster.
The bike is
slower.
Anna's idea is
better
.

fast

fast
er

rich

rich
er

small

small
er
IMPORTANT:
When we compare
two things
we put
THAN
between the adjective and the thing being compared.
Martin is

older than

Laura.
A computer is
more expensive than
a camera.
Butterflies are
bigger than
ants.
Well, that's the way to form
comparative adjectives in English.

It's not so difficult, is it?

Now we just need some practice...



KEEP CALM,
PRACTICE
MAKES PERFECT!
double
the last consonant +
-er
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