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					                         Spelling rules for comparatives and superlatives



Situation 1 : if the adjectives or adverb one syllable we add (er) in comparatives and (est)
in superlatives > for example :

-My brother is taller than me.

- Ali is the tallest in the class .

Situation 2 : if adjectives or adverb ending ( a,e,i,o,u) we double last letter and ( er ) with
comparatives or (est) with superlatives > for example :

     -     Melbourne is bigger than Brisbane .
     -     Melbourne is the biggest city in Australia.



Situation 3 : if adjectives or adverb ending ( y) we change y to i and add ( er ) with
comparatives or (est) with superlatives > for example :

     -     Students are busier than employees.
     -     London is the busiest in u k .

Situation 4 : if adjectives or adverbs with two or more syllable we put more before
adjectives or adverbs with comparatives and the most before adjective or adverb with
superlatives > for example:

     -     Brisbane is more beautiful than Perth.
     -     The Brisbane is the most beautiful in north Australia .



Situation 5 : there are irregulars words without system

For example:

Adjective or adverb                   comparative                                 superlative

- good                                    better                                     the best

- bad                                     worse                                     the worst

- far                                 farther (further)              the farthest ( the furthest )

- well                                    better                                      the best

- badly                                   worse                                      the worst


- little                                  less                                       the least

				
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