Comparison of adjectives by pengxiuhui

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									 Comparison of adjectives
There are cases in our life when we
need to compare things.
                 The first baby is as beautiful as the
                 second one.
                 We use as + adjective + as
                 to say that the things are the same.
                 We use not as + adjective + as
                 to say that the things are not the
                 same
Comparing Two Things
  (short adjectives)

  Ball 1 is smaller than ball 2




  Ball 2 is bigger than ball 1

   short adjective + er + than
Comparing Two Things
  (long adjectives)

       The first house is more modern than
       the second one.



          more + long adjective + than
                  Superlative Form
                  (short adjectives)




                              Mount Blanc            Mount Hermon
The Everest                   4,807 meters           2,814 meters
8,848 meters


  The Everest is the highest mountain in the world

               the + adjective +est
                 Superlative Form
                 (long adjectives)




Tiger is the most dangerous animal in the cat family

       the most + adjective
                 Spelling Rules
big-bigger than –the biggest
nice-nicer than-the nicest
happy-happier than-the happiest
                       Exceptions:
good- better than-the best
bad-worse than-the worst
many / much-more than-the most
little smaller than-the smallest (size)
       less than-the least (quantity)

								
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