COMPARISON

1 – COMPARATIVE Short One and two syllables Adjective + er + than Long More than two syllables More + adjective + than

Examples: This bag is dearer than yours 2 – SUPERLATIVE Short One and two syllables The adjective + est + in / of Long More than two syllables The most + adjective + in / on This bag is more expensive than yours

Examples: This bag is the dearest in the shop 3 – IRREGULAR Adjective Good Well Bad Far Fun Boring Famous Ill Much/many Comparative Better Better Worse Farther More fun More boring More famous Worse More Superlative The best The best The worst The farthest The most fun The most boring The most famous The worst The most This bag is the most expensive of all

 If an adjective ends in “consonant-y”, you have to change the Y to I, then add –er (funnier, easier)  If an adjective ends in “vowel-consonant”, you have to double the consonant, then add –er (bigger, thinner)

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