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Contents
Topic

Page
Number

Adjectives

Comparative Adjectives

Superlative Adjectives

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Comparative and Superlative Structure

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Irregular Comparative and Superlative


Adjectives

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Fewer vs. Less

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Comparative and Superlative Spelling

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Absolute Adjectives

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Participle Adjectives

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Adjectives of Size

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Possessive Adjectives

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Adjectives Resources

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Adjectives Activities

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Final Exam

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Answers

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Adjectives
Adjectives are important words in English. They are used to
describe nouns.
Examples:
Happy
Tall
Cold
Adjectives go before or after nouns.
Before
He is a tall boy.
The black cat is old.
After
The man is happy.
She is young.
When the adjective goes after the noun, you must use the verb
"to be".
The boys are tired.
Mike is hungry.

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Adjectives Quiz
Which of these words are adjectives?
Word
Hungry
People
Short
Quick
Mouse
Paul
Cute
Big
Red
Lucky
And
To
Surprise
Bring
Late
Arrive
Jump
Beautiful
Wet
Wonderful
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Adjectives Reading
Circle the adjectives in this reading.
Yesterday I went to a new museum. I like to look at the
beautiful art. I looked in a big room that had large statues.
Many of the statues were very tall.
The next room I visited had many old paintings. The paintings
were painted by famous artists. The paintings were incredible.
After the museum I went for a walk on the street. It was
lunchtime so the street was busy. The traffic was loud and
people walked everywhere. The street was tiny and there were
big trucks and vans.
I decided to have lunch because I was hungry. The restaurant I
went to was beautiful, and the food smelled delicious. I ate
pasta with white sauce. For dessert I had pie with ice cream.
The food was wonderful, and it was a great day.
How many adjectives did you find?

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Adjective Suffixes
The suffix often tells us if the word is an adjective. This list
shows you some of the most common suffixes for adjectives:

Suffix
ing

Examples
Exciting, Boring,

describes things and their qualities

ive
al
able
Ible
y
ous
ful

Creative, Abusive,
Global, Final
Breakable, Affordable
Possible, Incredible,
Sticky, Healthy
Glamorous, Fabulous
Successful, Beautiful

full of

Less

Pointless, Endless

noun + less, = without

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Comparative Adjectives
Comparative adjectives compare two (and only two) things.
They are used with the word than.

Structure
Subject + BE + Adjective + ER
+ Than
Subject + BE + More
+ Adjective + Than
Examples:
The car is bigger than the bicycle.
The dress is more expensive than the pants.

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Comparative Adjectives Reading


Circle the comparative adjectives in this reading.
My brother and I like to watch soccer. Yesterday we went to
see a game between our two favourite teams, the Eagles and
the Hawks. We were excited because I love the Hawks and he
loves the Eagles.
The seats were good, but I wanted something closer to the
field. We argued about our teams. He always says the Eagles
are faster, stronger, and smarter than the Hawks. I never agree.
On this day, he was wrong. The Hawks played much better than
the Eagles. They looked stronger and faster than the Eagles.
The food and the drinks were more expensive than other
stadiums, and they tasted much worse. I was surprised that a
hotdog and a drink cost $7. Also, the hotdog was smaller than
normal hotdogs. So I was a little sad about my food, and I
hoped to get something tastier after the game. But I was happy
because the Hawks beat the Eagles by 15 points.
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Comparative Adjectives Quiz


Choose the correct comparative sentence based on the
information.
1. Tom is 25 years old. Bill is 30 years old.
a) Tom is older than Bill.
b) Bill is older than Tom.
2. Jane is 2 meters tall. Susan is 1.5 meters tall.
a) Jane is taller than Susan.
b) Jane is shorter than Susan.
3. The watch costs $100. The jacket costs $200.
a) The watch is more expensive than the jacket.
b) The watch is cheaper than the jacket.
4. The truck is slow and the car is fast.
a) The truck is slower than the car.
b) The car is slower than the truck.
5. Canada is a very big country. Ecuador is a small country.
a) Canada is bigger than Ecuador.
b) Canada is smaller than Ecuador.

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Superlative Adjectives
Superlative adjectives compare more than two things.
Superlative adjectives compare a group of things. They show
one item is different than the other items in the group.
Here is an example:
Kevin is the oldest person in the park.
Three people are in the park. Tom is 20. Susan is 25. Kevin is
30. Therefore, Kevin is the oldest person in the park. This is
similar to saying Kevin is older than Tom and older than Susan.

Here are a few more examples:


I am the oldest person in my family.
She is the tallest girl in the class.
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Superlative Adjectives Structure


Superlative adjectives follow a similar structure to
comparative adjectives. Instead of using er and more, they
use est and the most.

EST

Subject + BE + The + Adjective + EST


Examples:
I am the oldest person in my class.
My brother is the youngest person in his class.

THE MOST

Subject + BE + The + Most + Adjective


Examples:
This is the most expensive jacket in the store.
She is the most beautiful woman I know.

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Superlative Adjectives Quiz


Choose the correct superlative sentence based on the
information.
1. Tom is 25 years old. Bill is 30 years old. Susan is 40 years
old.
a) Tom is the oldest.
b) Susan is the oldest.
2. Toronto is 15 C. Calgary is 25 C. Vancouver is 10 C.
a) Toronto is the coldest.
b) Calgary is the warmest.
3. A is 4 m. B is 4.5 m. C is 5.6 m.
a) A is the shortest.
b) B is the longest.
4. Julie is 1.7 m. Devin is 1.9m. Sally is 1.68 m.
a) Sally is the shortest.
b) Devin is the shortest.
5. The bottle is 1 kg. The bucket is 2 kg. The box is 1.5 kg.
a) The bottle is the heaviest.
b) The bottle is the lightest.

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Comparative and Superlative Structure


Sometimes we add er or est. Other times we use
more or the most. Why is there a difference? Lets
find out. Take a look at the charts of adjectives,
comparatives, and superlatives.
Adjective
Big
Short
New
Small

Comparative
Bigger
Shorter
Newer
Smaller

Adjective
Expensive
Familiar
Interesting
Wonderful

Comparative
More expensive
More familiar
More interesting
More wonderful

Superlative
The biggest
The shortest
The newest
The smallest
Superlative
The most expensive
The most familiar
The most interesting
The most wonderful

So, now the question is this: Why do we use er and


est in the first list and use more and the most in
the second list?
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Comparative and Superlative Structure


Adjective
Big
Short
New
Small

Comparative
Bigger
Shorter
Newer
Smaller

Superlative
The biggest
The shortest
The newest
The smallest

Adjective
Expensive
Familiar
Interesting
Wonderful

Comparative
More expensive
More familiar
More interesting
More wonderful

Superlative
The most expensive
The most familiar
The most interesting
The most wonderful

Why do we use er and est in the first list and use more
and the most in the second list?
Hint: Look at the size of the words. Do you notice a difference
between the two lists? If so, you can complete these
statements:

1. We use er and est with ____________ words.


2. We use more and the most with ____________
words.
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Comparative and Superlative Structure


Adjective
Big
Short
New
Small

Comparative
Bigger
Shorter
Newer
Smaller

Superlative
The biggest
The shortest
The newest
The smallest

Adjective
Expensive
Familiar
Interesting
Wonderful

Comparative
More expensive
More familiar
More interesting
More wonderful

Superlative
The most expensive
The most familiar
The most interesting
The most wonderful

1.

We use er and est with short words.

2.

We use more and the most with long words.

What exactly is long and short? Take a look at the rule on the
next page.

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Comparative and Superlative Structure


If the word is 2 syllables or less, add er or
est.

If the word is 3 syllables or more, use more


or the most.

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Structure Quiz
Choose the correct form of the comparative or
superlative adjective.
1.

Small
a) Smaller
b) More small

6.

Tiny
a) The tiniest
b) The most tiny

2.

Cute
a) Cuter
b) More cute

7.

Heavy
a) The heaviest
b) The most heavy

3.

Talented
a) Talenteder
b) More talented

8.

Thin
a) The thinnest
b) The most thin

4.

Light
a) Lighter
b) More light

9.

Disgusting
a) The disgustingest
b) The most disgusting

5.

Expensive
a) Expensiver
b) More expensive

10. Clean
a) The cleanest
b) The most clean

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Comparative Adjectives Quiz


Circle the correct form of the comparative adjective.
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The green dress is (expensiver/more expensive) than the


red one.
I am (taller/more tall) than my brother.
The blue shirt is (cheaper/more cheap) than the red shirt.
My sister is (shorter/more short) than me.
Canada is (bigger/more big) than Belize.
I am (faster/more fast) than you.
He is (richer/more rich) than his brother.
A car is (smaller/more small) than a truck.
She is (beautifuler/more beautiful) than her sister.
X-men was (excitinger/more exciting) than Superman.
She is (older/more old) than her sister.
I think he is (crazier/more crazy) than I am.
That movie is (interestinger/more interesting) than the
other movie.
His secret is (suprisinger/more surprising) than her secret.
The dog is (happier/more happy) than the cat.
I am (younger/more young) than my cousin.
My math test was (easier/more easy) than my geography
test.
My math class is (importanter/more important) than my
geography class.
She is (quicker/more quick) than I am.
That dress is (prettier/more pretty) than the other dress.
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Superlative Adjectives Quiz


Circle the correct form of the superlative adjective.
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That is the (oldest/most old) building in this city.


My room is the (cleanest/most clean) room in our house.
He is the (slowest/most slow) runner on our team.
His baby is the (cutest/most cute) baby I know.
Susan is the (intelligentest/most intelligent) student in our
class.
6. That is the (deliciousest/most delicious) cake on the menu.
7. He is the (amazingest/most amazing) guitar player in our
band.
8. He has the (expensiviest/most expensive) car in our
neighbourhood.
9. This candy is the (sweetest/most sweet) candy in the box.
10. That cat is the (tiniest/most tiny) cat in the park.

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Irregular Comparative and Superlative


Adjectives
Some adjectives do not use er, est, more, or the
most. These are the irregular adjectives. The chart
below shows you the four most important irregular
adjectives:
Adjective
Good
Bad
Many/Much
Little

Comparative
Better
Worse
More
Less

Superlative
The Best
The Worst
The Most
The Least

Here are some examples:


John is a better golfer than Jack.
I am the worst singer in my class.
She has more brothers than I do.
He has the least amount of money.
You can practice these irregular comparative and
superlative adjectives on the next page.

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Irregular Adjectives Quiz


Circle the correct form of the comparative or
superlative adjective.
1. She has (more/the most) books in the class.
2. Warren scored (more/the most) than me on the exam.
3. Peter is (worse/the worst) player on his basketball team.
4. I think Jaws 2 is (worse/the worst) than Jaws 1.
5. Who has (more/the most) pets in your family?
6. He has (less/the least) hair than you.
7. Lucy is a (better/best) piano player than I am.
8. Sheila is (better/the best) piano player in the class.
9. I would like (more/the most) ice cream than this.
10. Where is the (better/best) place you have visited?

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Fewer vs. Less


Fewer and Less are common comparative adjectives, just
like the fewest and the least are common superlative
adjectives. But, how do you know the difference
between these words? First, take a look at the chart:
Adjective
Not Many
Not Much

Comparative
Fewer
Less

Superlative
The Fewest
The Least

The difference is all about countable and uncountable


nouns. Think about these two sentences:
I have less juice than you have.
I have fewer brothers than you have.
Which word uses countable nouns?

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Fewer vs. Less


Were you able to see when to use fewer and when to use
less? This chart shows you the rule:
Fewer and the fewest are for countable nouns.
Less and the least are for uncountable nouns.

Here are some more example sentences:


I have fewer pens than my brother.
She has fewer chairs than me.
I have less water in my bottle.
He has less salt on his food.

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Fewer vs. Less Quiz


Circle the correct form of the comparative or
superlative adjective.
1. She has (less/fewer) chairs than I do.
2. He has (the least/the fewest) brothers.
3. I bought (less/fewer) shoes than you did.
4. He has (less/fewer) water than I do.
5. Andrew has (less/fewer) time than you do.

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Comparative and Superlative Spelling


Sometimes, when you add er or est to an adjective, you
need to change the spelling.
Take a look at the chart and answer the questions below.
Adjective
Old
Hot
Long
Big

Comparative
Older
Hotter
Longer
Bigger

Superlative
Oldest
Hottest
Longest
Biggest

1. Which adjectives changed the spelling when they became


comparative and superlatives?
2. What was the change?
3. What adjectives did not change?
Not sure of the answers? Take a look at the answers on the
next page.

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Comparative and Superlative Spelling


Adjective
Old
Hot
Long
Big

Comparative
Older
Hotter
Longer
Bigger

Superlative
Oldest
Hottest
Longest
Biggest

1. Which adjectives changed?


Hot and Big
2. What was the change?
The final consonant doubled when adding er or est.
Big -- Bigger
3. What adjectives did not change?
Old and Long

On the next page, we will discover the rule for these changes.

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Comparative and Superlative Spelling


Adjective
Old
Hot
Long
Big

Comparative
Older
Hotter
Longer
Bigger

Superlative
Oldest
Hottest
Longest
Biggest

Now, lets try to find the rule for why we double the consonant
when we add er or est.
Think about these questions:
1. What is different about the two groups? (hot and big) (old
and long)

Not sure? You can find a hint on the next page.

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Comparative and Superlative Spelling


Adjective
Old
Hot
Long
Big

Comparative
Older
Hotter
Longer
Bigger

Superlative
Oldest
Hottest
Longest
Biggest

Hint 1: Take a look at the letters at the end of the adjectives.


What is similar for the adjectives that changed and the
adjectives that didnt change?
Hint 2: Think about consonants and vowels.
1. What is different about the two groups? (hot and big) (old
and long)

Still not sure? You can find the answer on the next page.

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Comparative and Superlative Spelling


Adjective
Old
Hot
Long
Big

Comparative
Older
Hotter
Longer
Bigger

Superlative
Oldest
Hottest
Longest
Biggest

1. What is different about the two groups? (hot and big) (old
and long)
Hot and big end with a vowel then a consonant. Old and
long end with two consonants.
So, what is the spelling rule for comparative and superlative
adjectives?
1. Double the consonant when the adjective ends with

2. Do not double the consonant when the adjective ends


with
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Comparative and Superlative Spelling


Adjective
Old
Hot
Long
Big

Comparative
Older
Hotter
Longer
Bigger

Superlative
Oldest
Hottest
Longest
Biggest

1. Double the consonant when the adjective ends with a


vowel and a consonant.

2. Do not double the consonant when the adjective ends


with two consonants.
But, wait. There is more to the rule than that. Lets look at the
full rule on the next page.

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Comparative and Superlative Spelling


Double the consonant when the adjective ends with a vowel
and a consonant.
Hot Hotter
Big Bigger
Cheap Cheaper
Clean Cleaner
Why dont cheap and clean double the consonant? What is
different than hot and big?
Hint: Think about short and long vowel sounds.
Can you see what is different?

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Comparative and Superlative Spelling


Double the consonant when the adjective ends with a vowel
and a consonant.
Hot Hotter
Big Bigger
Cheap Cheaper
Clean Cleaner
What is different?
Hot and big are short vowel sounds.
Cheap and clean have long vowel sounds.
We only need to double the consonant when the vowel is short.
So, that changes our rule a little.
Double the final consonant when the word
ends in a short vowel and then a consonant.
Do not double the consonant when the word
ends in a short vowel and a consonant or
when the word ends with two consonants.
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Comparative Adjective Spelling Quiz


Choose the correct form of the comparative adjective.
1.

Big
a) Biger
b) Bigger

6.

Wet
a) Weter
b) Wetter

2.

Short
a) Shorter
b) Shortter

7.

Light
a) Lighter
b) Lightter

3.

Hot
a) Hoter
b) Hotter

8.

Fat
a) Fater
b) Fatter

4.

Tall
a) Taller
b) Talller

9.

Long
a) Longer
b) Longger

5.

Old
a) Older
b) Oldder

10. Clean
a) Cleaner
b) Cleanner

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Superlative Adjective Spelling Quiz


Choose the correct form of the superlative adjective.
1.

Loud
a) Loudest
b) Louddest

6.

Cheap
a) Cheapest
b) Cheappest

2.

Cold
a) Coldest
b) Colddest

7.

Cute
a) Cutest
b) Cuttest

3.

Warm
a) Warmest
b) Warmmest

8.

Sad
a) Sadest
b) Saddest

4.

Fit
a) Fitest
b) Fittest

9.

Short
a) Shortest
b) Shorttest

5.

Clean
a) Cleanest
b) Cleannest

10. Thin
a) Thinest
b) Thinnest

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Comparative Adjectives Quiz


Fill in the blank with the correct form of the
comparative adjective.
1.

I am _________________(tall) than my brother.

2.

Her car is _________________ (loud) than my car.

3.

Those flowers are _________________ (beautiful) than


the flowers in my garden.

4.

My lunch was _________________ (cheap) than your


lunch.

5.

Peter is _________________ (sad) today than he was


yesterday.

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Superlative Adjectives Quiz


Fill in the blank with the correct form of the superlative
adjective.
1.

I am _________________(old) child in my family.

2.

She is _________________ (fast) runner on her team.

3.

They are _________________ (expensive) cell phones in


the store.

4.

Ted is _________________ (rich) man in his apartment


building.

5.

My dog is _________________ (happy) dog at the


veterinarians office.

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Comparative and Superlative Adjectives


Quiz
Circle the correct answer.
1.

I am (taller/ the taller/ the tallest) student in my class.

2.

He is (taller/ the taller/ the tallest) than me.

3.

These paintings are (uglier/ the uglier/ the ugliest) in the


gallery.

4.

The red chairs are (bigger/ the bigger/ the most big/more
bigger) than the white chairs.

5.

My new television was (cheap/ more cheap/ more


cheaper/the cheapest) in the store.

6.

The (more/most) beautiful person I know is my mother.

7.

She is the (better/best) player on her team.

8.

They are (worse/the worst) skaters than their brothers.

9.

She is the (worse/worst) singer I know.

10. We visited (the colder/the coldest) city in Canada.


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Absolute Adjectives
Absolute adjectives cant be used as comparatives or
superlatives. The adjective itself is the final description of the
noun. It cant change. Take a look at this example:
My ball is redder than your ball.
Red is a colour, so something cant be more or less red. It can
only be red. Think about another example:

I am more finished than you.

Finished is an absolute adjective. You are either finished or you


are not. You cant have different levels of finished.
Take a look at some other common absolute adjectives:
Blank
Complete
Dead
Empty
Eternal
Favourite
Permanent
Pure
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Straight
True
Unanimous
Unique
Vacant
Round
Green, Yellow, etc.
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Participle Adjectives
Many verbs can be used as adjectives. These are called
participle adjectives. The past and present participle forms of
the verbs can be used like adjectives.
Verb: I took the chair.
Adjective: The chair is taken.
What is the difference between boring and bored?
Present participle adjectives (boring) are used for qualities.
The movie is boring.
Past Participle adjectives (bored) are used for feelings.
I am bored.
Here are some other common examples with present and past
participle adjectives:
The book is interesting. I was interested in the book.
The show was amazing. I was amazed.

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Participle Adjectives
Quiz
Circle the correct answer.
1.

This movie is (boring/bored).

2.

I was (exciting/excited) at the game yesterday.

3.

That was an (interesting/interested) story.

4.

What is the most (disgusting/disgusted) food you have


ever eaten?

5.

He was very (surprising/surprised) when he saw her new


haircut.

6.

That was an (amazing/amazed) show.Fun vs. funny

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Adjectives of Size
Adjectives often describe the size of something. Here are some
of the most common adjectives of size:
Description

Big

Small

Size

Big

Small

Large

Tiny

Length

Long

Short

Height

Tall

Short

Weight

Heavy

Light

Width

Wide

Narrow

Thick

Thin

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Possessive Adjectives
Possessive adjectives go before a noun to show possession.
Possessive Adjective

Example

My

That is my hat.

Your

Where is your sister?

His

I have his bike.

Her

I know her mother.

Its

I lost its cable.

Our

This is our house.

Their

When is their meeting?

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Adjectives Resources
Use these resources for more practice with adjectives.

Comparative and Superlative


Logic Activity
Adjectives Lessons and Tests

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Comparative and Superlative


Conversation Questions
You can practice comparative and superlative adjectives with a
friend or classmate. Ask and answer these questions.
1. Who is the youngest person in your family?
2. What is the best city you have visited?
3. Who is the tallest person you know?
4. Where is the coldest place you have been?
5. Do you think movies are better than television shows?
6. What do you think is the best type of cell phone?
7. Is playing sports better than watching sports?
8. Who do you think is the best singer in the world?
9. What was the best day of your life?
10. Who is your best friend?

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Comparative and Superlative


Research Questions
You can practice comparative and superlative adjectives with
these research questions. Ask a friend or use the Internet to
find the answers.
1.

What is the tallest building in the world?

2.

Who is the oldest person in the world?

3.

Who has hit the most homeruns in baseball history?

4.

Is Brad Pitt taller than Tom Cruise?

5.

Who won the Oscar for best actor in 2013?

6.

Who has won the most Olympic medals in the Summer


Olympics?

7.

What is the 2nd largest city in Canada?

8.

Who weighs more, Shaquille ONeal or Yao Ming?

9.

Which city has more people, Paris or Madrid?

10. Who is the richest person in the world?


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Final Exam
Choose the correct answer.
1.

I am _______________ student in my class.


a) taller
b) more tall
c) the tallest
d) the most tall

2.

He is _______________ than me.


a) older
b) more old
c) the oldest
d) the most old

3.

That painting is _______________ painting in the gallery.


a) beautifuler
b) more beautiful
c) the beutifulest
d) the most beautiful

4.

She is _______________ person at our office.


a) younger
b) most young
c) the youngest
d) the most young
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Final Exam
Choose the correct answer.
5.

The red chairs are _______________ than the white


chairs.
a) bigger
b) more big
c) the biggest
d) the most big

6.

My television was _______________ than I thought.


a) cheaper
b) more cheap
c) the cheapest
d) the most cheap

7.

We live in _______________ city in Canada.


a) colder
b) more cold
c) the coldest
d) the most cold

8.

Dan is _______________ skater on the team.


a) faster
b) more fast
c) the fastest
d) the most fast
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Final Exam
Circle the correct answer.
9.

I am _______________ student in my class.


a) taller
b) the taller
c) the most tall
d) the tallest

10. He is _______________ person I know.


a) richer
b) more rich
c) the richest
d) the most rich
11. That movie is _______________ than the movie you like.
a) interestinger
b) more interesting
c) the interestingest
d) the most interesting
12. Greg is _______________ on the team.
a) slower
b) more slow
c) the slowest
d) the most slow
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Final Exam
Choose the correct answer.
13. I am _______________ than I was yesterday.
a) happier
b) more happy
c) the happiest
d) the most happy
14. Math is _______________ than science.
a) easier
b) more easy
c) the easiest
d) the most easy
15. I think accounting is _______________ class in university.
a) difficulter
b) more difficult
c) the difficultest
d) the most difficult
16. My flashlight is _______________ than your flashlight.
a) brighter
b) more bright
c) the brightest
d) the most bright
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Final Exam
Circle the correct answer.
17. Who has _______________ pens in the class?
a) more
b) most
c) the more
d) the most
18. She has _______________ juice than me.
a) less
b) least
c) the less
d) the least
19. They are _______________ team in the league.
a) better
b) more better
c) the better
d) the best
20. She is _______________ runner on the team.
a) worse
b) worst
c) the worse
d) the worst
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Final Exam
Find the 5 comparative adjectives mistakes in the paragraph.
Yesterday my brother and I went to see a football game. We
watched our two favourite teams, the Eagles and the Hawks. It
was the second week of the season and the day was more
colder than the week before.
My brother and I like different teams. He thinks the Eagles are
faster, stronger, and more smart than the Hawks. I never agree.
On this day, he was wrong. The Hawks played a lot better than
the Eagles. They looked more stronger than the horrible Eagles.
The food and the drinks were expensiver than other places, and
tasted much worse. I was surprised that a hotdog and a drink
cost $7. Also, the hotdog was more small than normal hotdogs.
So I was a little sad about my meal, and hoped to get something
tastier after the game. But I was happy because the Hawks
beat the Eagles by 15 points.

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Word
Hungry
People
Short
Quick
Mouse
Paul
Cute
Big
Red
Lucky
And
To
Surprise
Bring
Late
Arrive
Jump
Beautiful
Wet
Wonderful
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Is this word an adjective?


Yes
No
Yes
Yes
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
No
Yes
No
No
Yes
Yes
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How many adjectives did you find? 19
Page 6
How many comparative adjectives did you find? 11
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1. Tom is 25 years old. Bill is 30 years old.
b) Bill is older than Tom.
2. Jane is 2 meters tall. Susan is 1.5 meters tall.
a) Jane is taller than Susan.
3. The watch costs $100. The jacket costs $200.
b) The watch is cheaper than the jacket.
4. The truck is slow and the car is fast.
a) The truck is slower than the car.
5. Canada is a very big country. Ecuador is a small
country.
a) Canada is bigger than Ecuador.
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1. Tom is 25 years old. Bill is 30 years old. Susan is 40
years old.
b) Susan is the oldest.
2. Toronto is 15 C. Calgary is 25 C. Vancouver is 10 C.
b) Calgary is the warmest.
3. A is 4 m. B is 4.5 m. C is 5.6 m.
a) A is the shortest.
4. Julie is 1.7 m. Devin is 1.9m. Sally is 1.68 m.
a) Sally is the shortest.
5. The bottle is 1 kg. The bucket is 2 kg. The box is 1.5
kg.
b) The bottle is the lightest.

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1.

Small
a) Smaller

6.

Tiny
a) The tiniest

2.

Cute
a) Cuter

7.

Heavy
a) The heaviest

3.

Talented
b) More talented

8.

Thin
a) The thinnest

4.

Light
a) Lighter

9.

Disgusting
b) The most disgusting

5.

Expensive
b) More expensive

10. Clean
a) The cleanest

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1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
10.
11.
12.
13.
14.
15.
16.
17.
18.

The green dress is (more expensive) than the red one.


I am (taller) than my brother.
The blue shirt is (cheaper) than the red shirt.
My sister is (shorter) than me.
Canada is (bigger) than Belize.
I am (faster) than you.
He is (richer) than his brother.
A car is (smaller) than a truck.
She is (more beautiful) than her sister.
X-men was (more exciting) than Superman.
She is (older) than her sister.
I think he is (crazier) than I am.
That movie is (more interesting) than the other movie.
His secret is (more surprising) than her secret.
The dog is (happier) than the cat.
I am (younger) than my cousin.
My math test was (easier) than my geography test.
My math class is (more important) than my geography
class.
19. She is (quicker) than I am.
20. That dress is (prettier) than the other dress.

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1. That is the (oldest) building in this city.
2. My room is the (cleanest) room in our house.
3. He is the (slowest) runner on our team.
4. His baby is the (cutest) baby I know.
5. Susan is the (most intelligent) student in our class.
6. That is the (most delicious) cake on the menu.
7. He is the (most amazing) guitar player in our band.
8. He has the (most expensive) car in our neighbourhood.
9. This candy is the (sweetest) candy in the box.
10. That cat is the (tiniest) cat in the park.
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1. She has (the most) books in the class.
2. Warren scored (more) than me on the exam.
3. Peter is (the worst) player on his basketball team.
4. I think Jaws 2 is (worse) than Jaws 1.
5. Who has (the most) pets in your family?
6. He has (less) hair than you.
7. Lucy is a (better) piano player than I am.
8. Sheila is (the best) piano player in the class.
9. I would like (more) ice cream than this.
10. Where is the (best) place you have visited?

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1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

She has (fewer) chairs than I do.


He has (the fewest) brothers.
I bought (fewer) shoes than you did.
He has (less) water than I do.
Andrew has (less) time than you do.

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1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

Big
b) Bigger
Short
a) Shorter
Hot
b) Hotter
Tall
a) Taller
Old
a) Older

6.

Loud
a) Loudest
Cold
a) Coldest
Warm
a) Warmest
Fit
b) Fittest
Clean
a) Cleanest

6.

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Wet
b) Wetter
7. Light
a) Lighter
8. Fat
b) Fatter
9. Long
a) Longer
10. Clean
a) Cleaner
Cheap
a) Cheapest
7. Cute
a) Cutest
8. Sad
b) Saddest
9. Short
a) Shortest
10. Thin
b) Thinnest
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1. I am taller than my brother.
2.

Her car is louder than my car.

3.

Those flowers are more beautiful than the flowers in my


garden.

4.

My lunch was cheaper than your lunch.

5.

Peter is sadder today than he was yesterday.

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1. I am the oldest child in my family.
2.

She is the fastest runner on her team.

3.

They are the most expensive cell phones in the store.

4.

Ted is the richest man in his apartment building.

5.

My dog is the happiest dog at the veterinarians office.

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1.

I am (the tallest) student in my class.

2.

He is (taller) than me.

3.

These paintings are (the ugliest) in the gallery.

4.

The red chairs are (bigger) than the white chairs.

5.

My new television was (the cheapest) in the store.

6.

The (most) beautiful person I know is my mother.

7.

She is the (best) player on her team.

8.

They are (worse) skaters than their brothers.

9.

She is the (worst) singer I know.

10. We visited (the coldest) city in Canada.

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1. I am _______________ student in my class.
c) the tallest
2.

He is _______________ than me.


a) older

3.

That painting is _______________ painting in the gallery.


d) the most beautiful

4.

She is _______________ person at our office.


c) the youngest

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5. The red chairs are _______________ than the white
chairs.
a) bigger
6.

My television was _______________ than I thought.


a) cheaper

7.

We live in _______________ city in Canada.


c) the coldest

8.

Dan is _______________ skater on the team.


c) the fastest
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9. I am _______________ student in my class.
d) the tallest
10. He is _______________ person I know.
c) the richest
11. That movie is _______________ than the movie you like.
b) more interesting
12. Greg is _______________ on the team.
c) the slowest
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13. I am _______________ than I was yesterday.
a) happier
14. Math is _______________ than science.
a) easier
15. I think accounting is _______________ class in university.
d) the most difficult
16. My flashlight is _______________ than your flashlight.
a) brighter
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17. Who has _______________ pens in the class?
d) the most
18. She has _______________ juice than me.
a) less
19. They are _______________ team in the league.
d) the best
20. She is _______________ runner on the team.
d) the worst

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Yesterday my brother and I went to see a football game. We
watched our two favourite teams, the Eagles and the Hawks. It
was the second week of the season and the day was more
colder than the week before.
My brother and I like different teams. He thinks the Eagles are
faster, stronger, and more smart than the Hawks. I never agree.
On this day, he was wrong. The Hawks played a lot better than
the Eagles. They looked more stronger than the horrible
Eagles.
The food and the drinks were expensiver than other places, and
tasted much worse. I was surprised that a hotdog and a drink
cost $7. Also, the hotdog was more small than normal hotdogs.
So I was a little sad about my meal, and hoped to get something
tastier after the game. But I was happy because the Hawks
beat the Eagles by 15 points.

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