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comparatives

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1. Introduction2. Video3. Conclusions4. Short Adjectives5. Examples6. Long Adjectives7. Exacmples8. Exceptions9. Example10. Remember

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To be able to make a comparative sentence we need to have two or more things to compare.They can be people, living things or objects.

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After watching the video we can draw several conclusions

To make comparative sentences we need to use ADJECTIVES.But in comparative sentences adjectives will en with-er .Or if the adjective has 3 or more syllables we will add the word more in front of the adjective.We also need to use the wordthan.

How do we form a comparative sentence?

Let's take a closer look at theshort adjectives

short adjectives

If the short adjective already finishes in -e

-r

If the short adjective finishes in y, we change the y for an i and add er

-ier

If the adjective only has one syllable and ir ends in a vowel followed by a consonant, we double the consonant and add er

double consonant-er

All the rest

-er

The kitten is cuter than the crocodile.

Examples

-r

The monster is uglier than the girl.

Examples

-ier

The elephant is bigger than the ant.

Examples

double consonant-er

The giraffe is taller than the fox.

Examples

-er

long adjectives

more

Some adjectives with two syllables also use MORE

The car is more expensive than the bike.

Examples

more

The television is more boring than the book.

Examples

more

There are some exceptions

Careful

You will need to learn these by heart !

An erasable pen is better than a normal pen.

Example

Exceptions

REMEMBER

When you compare two or more people, animals or objects there are different rules to follow.Don't forget to writeTHAN too.

- er

- ier

- r

double consonant -er

more

irregular

COMPARATIVES

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