Learning English: Comparative forms of adjectives


Comparative forms of adjectives. (gradability) . Three degrees 1. Positive 2. Comparative 3. Superlative. Comparative and Superlative. One syllable +. Monosyllabic adjectives. Ending Y. Two syllabic adjectives . Common / commoner Pleasant. Adjectives in le , er . Brittle/brittler gentle/gentler. Happy – unhappy vs the unhapiest Healthy – the unhealtiest Untidy – the untidiest. Irregular adjectives . Ungradable adjectives. Dead  Married Freezing  Priceless Paralysed. Comprarative and superlative . Good, bad, beautiful, big, happy, sad, thin, pure, polite. Which adjectives are gradable? Which are not? If t is grade it! Attractive.


Three degrees: 1. Positive 2. Comparative 3. Superlative.

One syllable + inflection er or est fast – faster fastest The horse is faster than the cat.

Monosyllabic adjectives, ending with a consonant or  a vowel +er or est  The hippo is bigger than the lion. Pure - purer purest.

Ending Y removing it by adding ier or ieste.g. happy – happier I am the happiest duck ever.

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