1

How many syllables does the word have?

2 or more

Does it end with the letter

Yes

Add the letter 'r' to the end. E.g Cute = Cuter Does it end with the letter 'y'?

No

Change the letter 'y' to the letter 'i'. Then add 'er' to the end. E.g Happy = Happier

Yes

The word stays the same. Add the word "more" before it.

No

Does it end with one vowel and then a consonant? E.g Big, hot, thin

Yes

Write the last letter twice. Then add 'er' to the end. E.g Bigger, hotter.

No

Add 'er' to the end of the word. E.g Cold = Colder

Syllables: The number of syllables is Vowels: aeiouy Consonants: b c d f g h j k l m n p q r s t v w x z the number of vowel sounds. An adjective is a describing word. Words like: Hot, angry, blue, soft, big, small, happy Words that do not follow these rules: Good = Better Bad = Worse Far = Further Warm has one syllable. Spicy has two syllables: Spi/cy. Excited has three syllables: Ex/cit/ed If you're not sure then visit http://www.howmanysyllables.com/