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Grammar

Comparative Adjectives Use & Form

Grammar

Comparative Adjectives
Use
We use the comparative form of the adjective to compare two things/people Spain is hotter than the UK My brothers taller than me

Grammar

Comparative Adjectives
Form
We use the comparative adjective + than to compare two things/people. Films are more interesting than books My brothers taller than me

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Comparative Adjectives Form


Short adjectives > add -er One syllable Two syllables ending in -y Spain is hotter than the UK Water is healthier than soft drinks

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Comparative Adjectives Form


Long adjectives > more + adjective Two syllables or more syllables Films are more interesting than books My brothers more intelligent than me

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Irregular Adjectives Form


good bad far better worse further

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Comparative Adverbs
Use
We use the comparative form of the actions adverb to compare two He drives more slowly than me I eat more quickly than him

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Comparative Adverbs
Form
more + adverb He drives more slowly than me I eat more quickly than him

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Expressing Equality
We express equality by using the following structure: as + adjective/adverb + as Im not as tall as my brother He doesnt drive as fast as me