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COMPARATIVE/SUPERLATIVE

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ANA PAULA LOUREIRO

on 20 July 2014

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Transcript of COMPARATIVE/SUPERLATIVE

SHOWING SIMILARITY AND DIFFERENCE
TO SHOW THE DIFFERENCE
COMPARATIVE
CVC ONE SYLLABLE ADJECTIVES
MORE + ADJECTIVE
NOT AS / SO .... AS
SHORT ADJECTIVES
(ONE SYLLABLE OR TWO SYLLABLES ENDING IN Y)
ADJECTIVE + -ER
DOUBLE THE FINAL CONSONANT
LONG ADJECTIVES
(TWO OR MORE SYLLABLES)
COMPARATIVE & SUPERLATIVE
TO SHOW SIMILARITY BETWEEN TWO THINGS
AS .... AS
Eg. LAGUARDIA IS NOT AS BIG AS JFK AIRPORT IN NYC
Eg: February is usually as hot as January in Rio.
Eg. I was feeling tired last night, so I went to bed earlier than usual. When you go to a party, you go to bed ....

I want a BIGGER car!
Eg. My car keeps breaking down.
It´s a FIAT (FIX IT AGAIN TOMORROW)! I need a more reliable car.
IRREGULAR COMPARATIVE FORMS
GOOD BAD FAR
BETTER
WORSE
FARTHER OR FURTHER
MODIFYING COMPARATIVES
COMPARATIVE
to show a big difference:
A LOT MUCH FAR
to show a small difference:
A LITTLE ( BIT) SLIGHTLY
Make up some examples
A FIRST-CLASS and ECONOMY CLASS TKTs
MOST SMARTPHONES
and I-PHONE
SUPERLATIVE
SHORT ADJECTIVES
(ONE SYLLABLE OR TWO SYLLABLES ENDING IN Y)
THE + ADJECTIVE + -EST
CVC ONE SYLLABLE ADJECTIVES
DOUBLE THE FINAL CONSONANT
Eg. What´s the HOTTEST city in Brazil?
BOM JESUS, PIAUÍ, BRAZIL
LONG ADJECTIVES
(TWO OR MORE SYLLABLES)
THE + MOST+ADJECTIVE
What´s the most popular sport in Brazil?
Eg. What´s the
DRIEST
desert in the world?
IRREGULAR COMPARATIVE FORMS
GOOD BAD FAR
THE BEST
THE WORST
THE FARTHEST
THE FURTHEST
HI FIVE, GUYS
TO EMPHASIZE A SUPERLATIVE ADJECTIVE
BY FAR + SUPERLATIVE
Eg. English is BY FAR the most popular language in the world.
BRAIN TEASERS
1 the largest economy in Africa

2 America´s richest man

3 the oldest subway system
4 the cleanest conventional fuel

5 the biggest subway

6 the tallest building

7 the poorest country in the Americas
8 the highest mountain in Brazil

9 the smallest state in Brazil

10 the dirtiest conventional fuel

11 the safest country

12 the busiest airport
TRADITIONAL CUTE FUNNY

COLOURFUL STYLISH POPULAR
OLD SMALL POPULAR
ORIGINAL
Time to try, folks!
OLD TALL
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