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COMPARATIVE

ADJECTIVES

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............ 3 How can we forming the comparative? .....................................................Contenido Comparative form of adjectives .............................................................. 6 Choose the correct answer in the following sentences................... ..................................................................................................... .......................... 3 EXERCISES ................................ 5 Write the appropriate comparative form of the word in each blank..... divulgación o copia de este documento ................................................................................................................................................................ está terminantemente prohibida ......................................................................................sin previa autorización expresa de iCursea .................. ............................................................................. con las correspondientes implicaciones de la Ley vigente............... ....... 6 Cualquier utilización............................. 5 Fill in the gaps with the comparative form given.. 5 Which sentences is correct? ...............................

however..  Gold is more valuable than silver How can we forming the comparative? When comparing with as . people or even ideas we look at what makes them different from each other.g The shop is more crowded. hotter (hot). narrow-narrower. the adjective does not change.Comparative form of adjectives When we compare things.  She’s twice as pleasant as her sister. When comparing with than. The comparative of some shorter 2-syllable adjectives can be formed with –er. depending on the number of syllables the adjective has: 1-syllable adjectives: add -er to the adjective e.g Today I’m merrier than yesterday. When we have 2-syllable adverbs ending in -y must be compared with the word more. clever-cleverer. 2-syllable adjectives ending in -y: change the -y to –ier e.. like quickly  more quickly and NOT quicklier Other 2 or more syllables adjectives: use more with the unchanged adjective e. the last consonant is usually doubled in the comparative. Comparative adjectives are used to show what quality one thing has more or less than the other. They normally come before any other adjectives. está terminantemente prohibida . fatter (fat). divulgación o copia de este documento .g He’s stronger at football than I am. . For example:  Your son is braver than mine. like simple-simpler. con las correspondientes implicaciones de la Ley vigente. If the word ends with consonant-vowel-consonant. Cualquier utilización. like bigger (big). some changes are necessary.  Carla’s flat is lighter than yours. as.sin previa autorización expresa de iCursea .

there is at least one exception and there are some adjectives have different forms of comparatives:  Good/well – better  bad – worse  little – less  much (many) – more  far – further Finally. con las correspondientes implicaciones de la Ley vigente. ..BE CAREFUL! For every rule. another common mistake is writing "then" instead of "than” so pay attention! Cualquier utilización. está terminantemente prohibida .sin previa autorización expresa de iCursea . divulgación o copia de este documento .

está terminantemente prohibida .. My friend’s purse is prettier than mine c. The moon seems closeier tonight 3- a. Mary is more sly than Sara c. con las correspondientes implicaciones de la Ley vigente. My friend’s purse is more pretty than mine b.  Yesterday I was sad.sin previa autorización expresa de iCursea . (lucky)  French is not quite as __________ as Chinese. the _________ your healthy becomes. I had the score better than him at the exam 4- a. (merry)  A motorway is _________ than a road. I had the score gooder than him at the exam b. Mary is more slyer than Sara 2- a. My friend’s purse is prettyer than mine Cualquier utilización. Mary is slier than Sara b. . (enjoyable)  The older you get. (pleasant)  I drive ____________ than my mother. The moon seems closer tonight c. (wide)  Sara seems to be ____________ than her sister. (bad) Which sentences is correct? 1- a. (Difficult)  This English topic is __________ than others. divulgación o copia de este documento . I had the score more good than him at the exam c.EXERCISES Write the appropriate comparative form of the word in each blank. (quickly)  I found volleyball _____________ than tennis. Today I'm feel than yesterday. The moon seems more closer tonight b.

a. More narrow b. biger c. (expensive)  Luke is _____________ than Paul. More tough b. This competition is _________ than the one of the last year a. a. This bike is ___________ than that one.sin previa autorización expresa de iCursea . more hard c. (thin)  From my point of view.. as good like c. (heavy)  My telephone is __________ than yours. More red b. Hardier b. widder . (safe)  A tiger is ____________ than a dog. It’s becoming _________ than what I thought. divulgación o copia de este documento . He looks even ____________ than yesterday. bigger . (noisy) Choose the correct answer in the following sentences. tougher c. toughier . the more wide c. This road is _________ than the others. a. Isabel is __________ than Carla. To good as b. está terminantemente prohibida .  Daniel is ___________ student than Susan. redder . . narrow . (boring)  A rock is ________ than a leaf. red as c. My shop has a range of products _________ than yours.Fill in the gaps with the comparative form given. as good as . He is still ill. Wider b. harder Cualquier utilización. You’ve got a potential _________ than mine. narrower c. a. (dangerous)  I think tennis is ___________ than basketball. His results are not ____________ his broche. a. a. More big b. a. . badder . con las correspondientes implicaciones de la Ley vigente. worse c. (good)  Cars are ____________ than motorbikes. More bad b.