Published on April 20, 2014
Teacher Resource Disc Slide shows for use with PowerPoint presentation software Betty Schrampfer Azar Stacy A. Hagen Laurette Poulos Simmons Copyright © 2007 by Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved.
CONTENTS 16-1 The comparative: using -er and more 16-2 The superlative: using -est and most 16-3 Using one of + superlative + plural noun 16-4 Using but 16-5 Using verbs after but 16-6 Making comparisons with adverbs
3 Nicola is taller than Bradley. THE COMPARATIVE: USING -ER AND MORE
4 (a) Nicola is taller than Bradley. Nicola is more tall than Bradley. ? THE COMPARATIVE: USING -ER AND MORE
5 (b) Happiness is more important than money. Happiness is importanter than money.? THE COMPARATIVE: USING -ER AND MORE
6 (a) Nicola is taller than Bashir. (b) Happiness is more important than money. THE COMPARATIVE: USING -ER AND MORE To compare two persons or things: -er more + thanadjective +
7 ier ier funn prett er g y y ADJECTIVES WITH ONE SYLLABLE ADJECTIVES THAT END IN -Y ADJECTIVE COMPARATIVE big cheap old funny pretty big cheap old er er THE COMPARATIVE: USING -ER AND MORE
8 better worse farther/further more famous more important more interesting ADJECTIVES WITH TWO OR MORE SYLLABLES IRREGULAR COMPARATIVE FORMS famous important interesting good bad far THE COMPARATIVE: USING -ER AND MORE ADJECTIVE COMPARATIVE
9 Ivana is ____ than Paris.older Ivana 19 Paris 17 Justine 15 Let’s Practice old
10 Family is _____________ than money.more important Let’s Practice important
11 The woman with the smile looks ______ than the woman with the frown. happier Let’s Practice happy
12 We have a big family. My brother is older than me. Grandpa is the oldest of all. THE SUPERLATIVE: USING -EST AND MOST MeMy brother
13 (a) COMPARATIVE My brother is older than me. (b) SUPERLATIVE Grandpa is the oldest of all. THE SUPERLATIVE: USING -EST AND MOST
14 older bigger ADJECTIVES WITH ONE SYLLABLE old big the oldest the biggest THE SUPERLATIVE: USING -EST AND MOST ADJECTIVE COMPARATIVE SUPERLATIVE
15 ADJECTIVES THAT END IN -Y THE SUPERLATIVE: USING -EST AND MOST ADJECTIVE COMPARATIVE SUPERLATIVE pretty easy prettier easier prettiest easiest
16 more expensive more important ADJECTIVES WITH TWO OR MORE SYLLABLES ADJECTIVE COMPARATIVE SUPERLATIVE expensive important THE SUPERLATIVE: USING -EST AND MOST the most expensive the most important
17 the best the worst the farthest/ furthest IRREGULAR FORMS ADJECTIVE COMPARATIVE SUPERLATIVE good bad far better worse farther/ further THE SUPERLATIVE: USING -EST AND MOST
18 Justine is ______than Paris. Ivana is the ____________ the sisters.tallest of all Ivana Paris Justine Let’s Practice tall taller
19 A good bicycle is expensive. A motorcycle is more expensive. A car is ______________________.the most expensive (of all) Let’s Practice expensive
20 A horse is ________than a dog. An elephant is __________ of all.the heaviest Let’s Practice heavy heavier
21 Jake works harder than Hal (does). MAKING COMPARISONS WITH ADVERBS
22 SUPERLATIVE adverbs ending in -ly the most the most the most (a) Jamie works more quickly than Pat (does). (b) Ben works the most quickly of all. COMPARATIVE adverbs ending in -ly carefully neatly slowly more more more MAKING COMPARISONS WITH ADVERBS COMPARATIVE SUPERLATIVE
23 (c) Angie works faster than Debbie (does). (d) Melissa works the fastest of all. MAKING COMPARISONS WITH ADVERBS COMPARATIVE SUPERLATIVE hard, fast, early, late -er and -est with irregular adverbs
24 (e) Most people sing better than I (do). (f) Steve sings the best of all. MAKING COMPARISONS WITH ADVERBS COMPARATIVE SUPERLATIVE better best forms of well
25 Sully had a good score on the English test. COMPARATIVE Merna had a ______ score. SUPERLATIVE Paula had _______ score of all. better the best Sully 75% English Test Merna 88% Paula 100% Let’s Practice
26 Let’s Practice Sully had a bad score on the English test. COMPARATIVE Merna had a ______ score. SUPERLATIVE Paula had _______ score of all. worse the worst Sully 50% English Test Merna 40% Paula 20%
27 COMPARATIVE I have to get up _______ on Tuesday. SUPERLATIVE I have to get up _________ on Friday. I have to get up early on Monday. earliest earlier Let’s Practice the
28 Simone can run quickly. COMPARATIVE Majid can run ____________. SUPERLATIVE Larry can run _______________ of all.the more quickly Let’s Practice most quickly
29 Comparison : As… As My name is Sally. I’m 73 My name is John. I’m 76 She is old but She is not as old as he is.
30 Not as … as Rome is Athens.not as as As… as My house is yours.as as old old
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