All you will learn in this course
Enough and Too
Comparatives and Superlatives
Forming comparatives and superlatives
Quiz - Modules 1 + 2
That and This
Roleplay 1 (Modules 1 to 3)
Past Simple vs. Past Continuous
It was good to see you
Quiz - Modules 3 + 4
Before and after
When to use (or not) the definite article 'the'
Offer / Request
Roleplay 2 (Modules 4 to 7)
See you next time!
One and two syllables
Sarah is taller than Josy.
Titanic is longer than Shrek.
Sarah is the tallest girl in our classroom.
Titanic is the longest movie I have ever seen.
If the adjective ends in e:
Martha is nicer than Jake.
Brazil is larger than Argentina.
Martha is the nicest person I know.
Brazil is the largest country in South America.
If the adjective ends in CVC (consonant + single vowel + consonant), we double the final consonant and:
Which animal is bigger than an elephant?
The song “Tears in heaven” is sadder than the song “Happy”.
What is the biggest animal in the world?
“Tears in heaven” is the saddest song I can remember.
If the adjective ends in consonant + y, change the y to an i and:
My wedding day was happier than this party.
Johnny is busier than me.
My wedding day was the happiest day of my life!
Johnny is the busiest person at the office.
Two and three or more syllables:
|beautiful||more beautiful||the most beautiful|
|perfect||more perfect||the most perfect|
|expensive||more expensive||the most expensive|
My daughter is more beautiful than his.
That artwork is more perfect than the one we saw yesterday.
We can’t fly first class. Those tickets are more expensive than the others.
My daughter is the most beautiful baby ever.
That’s the most perfect artwork I have seen.
We can’t fly first class. Those are the most expensive tickets.
List of two-syllable adjectives you can either add -er / -est, or put more / less or the most / the least in front of them
|List of adjectives|
This one is more simple than the other exercise.
This one is simpler than the other exercise.
Let’s ask Martin to speak to the principal. He is more polite than me.
Let’s ask Martin to speak to the principal. He is politer than here.
This is the most simple way to explain the exercise.
This is the simplest way to explain the exercise.
Let’s ask Martin to speak to the principal. He is the most polite person here.
Let’s ask Martin to speak to the principal. He is the politest person here.
Irregular comparatives and superlatives
|far||farther / further||the farthest / the furthest|
My grandma bakes better cookies than my mom.
Nothing works! This system is worse than the previous one!
My grandma bakes the best cookies.
Nothing works! This is the worst system I’ve ever worked with!
Now is your turn to practice!
Fill in the gaps using the comparative or superlative for each adjective. Don’t forget to share your answers in the comments!