Published on February 7, 2009
We use the comparative degree for comparing two things.
SHORT ADJECTIVES (One syllable adjectives and adjectives ending in –y) 1.- TO FORM THE COMPARATIVE WE ADD –ER TO ONE SYLLABLE ADJECTIVES. WE ALSO ADD THE PARTICLE THAN IF WE MENTION THE TWO PARTS COMPARED. Bob is a long snake Greta is long er Greta is long er than Bob
(One syllable adjectives and adjectives ending in –y)
2.- WHEN THE ADJECTIVE ENDS IN Y , WE CHANGE THIS FOR I BEFORE ADDING – ER . This woman is happ y . Dino is happ ier . Dino is happ ier than this woman
2.- WHEN THE ADJECTIVE ENDS IN Y , WE CHANGE THIS FOR I BEFORE ADDING – ER .
Now, it’s your turn. Artie and Jim are good policemen. Artie is fat and Jim is thin . 1.- ARTIE IS ______________ JIM. 2.- JIM IS ______________ ARTIE. fatter than thinner than NOTE: when the adjective ends in a vowel between two consonants, we duplicate the last consonant before adding ER. LONG COMPARATIVES
Artie and Jim are good policemen. Artie is fat and Jim is thin .
1.- ARTIE IS ______________ JIM.
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We use comparative adjectives when talking about TWO things: big, BIGGER. We can use comparative adjectives to describe the differences between two things.
COMPARATIVES. SHORT ADJECTIVES 1.- Write the comparative of the following adjectives. Hot: Cold: Old: Young: Short: Hard: New: Long: Easy: Tall
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