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Comparative & Superlative Adjectives


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To form the comparative of one syllable adjectives you
add "est"
To form the superlative of one syllable adjectives you
you just add "r"
To form the comparative of one-syllable adjectives that end with an "e"
add "est"
To form the superlative of one-syllable adjectives that end with an "e"
double the consonant and add "er"
To form the comparative of one-syllable adjectives that end in a single consonant with a vowel before it
double the consonant and add "est"
To form the superlative of one-syllable adjectives that end in a single consonant with a vowel before it
you use the word, "more"
To form the comparative of two-syllable adjectives
you use the word, "most"
To form the superlative of two-syllable adjectives
change the "y" to "i" and ad er
To form the comparative of two-syllable adjectives that end in "y"
change the "y" to "i" and ad est
To form the superlative of two-syllable adjectives that end in "y"
Use "more"
To form the comparative of three-syllable adjectives
Use "most"
To form the superlative of three-syllable adjectives
irregular adjectives
Exceptions to these rules are called
thin
thinner than
friendly
friendlier than
tall
taller than
big
bigger than
nice
nicer than
popular
more popular than
happy
happier than
difficult
more difficult than
important
more important than
old
older than
easy
easier than
far
further than
little
less than
much
more than
lazy
lazier than
fun
funnier than
hard-working
more hardworking than
honest
more honest than
sympathetic
more sympathetic than
colourful
more colourful than
exotic
more exotic than
famous
more famous than
long
longer than
large
larger than
healthy
healthier than
new
newer
ordinary
more ordinary than
quiet
quieter
relaxing
more relaxing than
special
more special than
tradicional
more tradicional than
unusual
more unusual than
young
younger than
noun
person, place, thing, or idea
subject
What the sentence is talking about
transitive verb
A verb that takes a subject and a direct object
direct object
A noun that receives the action
interjection
A word that expresses excitement or strong emotion
predicate
What the subject does or what the subject is
Preposition
Words that show relationship between two parts of a sentence. Must be followed by object.
indirect object
A noun that receives the direct object
pronoun
Replaces a noun
Predicate Nominative
Showing what the subject is in the form of a noun. e.g. He is a dog
Adjective
Modifies a noun
Predicate Adjective
Showing what the subject is in the form of an adjective. e.g. He is big
Adverb
Modifies verbs, adjectives, and adverbs
prepositional phrase
A phrase where the preposition is central.
sentence
Organization of words that contain a subject, predicate, complete idea, and at least one independent clause.
independent clause
A clause that makes sense by itself
Linking verb
A verb that shows state of being
dependent clause
A clause that adds additional info to an independent clause but cannot stand alone by itself.
conjunction
Connects words, phrases, and clauses
Infinitive
A form of a verb that is not conjugated