COMPARATIVE AND SUPERLATIVE ADJECTIVES

Imagina que queremos comparar el tráfico entre dos ciudades : Londres y Roma

-The traffic in London is better than the traffic in Rome.

Hoy aprenderemos a redactor oraciones en comparative y superlative:

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RULES FOR COMPARATIVE AND SUPERLATIVE

1.-One-syllable adjectives.

-Para formar comparativos debes agregar “er” y para los superlativos “est”

tall                                          taller                      tallest

-Si el adjetivo termina en “e”  , solo le agregamos “r” para el comparativo y “est” para la forma superlativa

large                                      larger                                    largest

-Si la sílaba termina en “consonante- vocal – consonante” se duplica la consonante y se agrega “er”  para la forma comparativa  , y “est” para la forma superlativa

big                                          bigger                                    biggest

2.-Two syllable adjectives

-Algunos adjetivos tienen dos sílabas y terminan en “y” , se cambia esta letra  por “I” y se agrega “er” para el comparativo y “est” para el superlativo

happy                                    happier                                 happiest

-Muchos adjetivos de dos sílabas se les debe agregar “more” para el comparativo y “most” para el superlativo.

careful                   more careful                                       most careful

3.-Three syllable or more adjectives

Para los adjetivos con tres  sílabas  o más se agrega “more” para el comparativo y “most” para el superlativo.

intelligent                             more intelligent                  most intelligent

4.-Irregular adjectives.

Estas son excepciones  a la regla:

good                                      better                                    best

bad                                        worse                                    worst

far                                          farther                                  farthest

little                                       less                                        least

many                                     more                                     most

SENTENCES

1.- COMPARATIVES

Para realizar la comparación usas THAN

a.-Marr is SHORTER THAN Carla

b.-My bed is MORE COMFORTABLE THAN yours

2.- SUPERLATIVES

Se agrega the antes de la forma superlativa

a.- Florencia is THE OLDEST sister

b.-This book is THE MOST EXPENSIVE of the store

HOMEWORK : 

After watch the videos  you have to write the sentences that appear in it

Video 1:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UrxTrvrCohE

Video 2 :

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c8lX5I5sTPQ

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  1. helberthbp dice:

    First video:
    – The coffee is hotter than the water
    – The coffee is the hottest
    * Alondra´s paper is good.
    * Hasai´s paper is better.
    * Elizabeth´s paper is the best
    * Ana´s paper is bad
    * Laura´s paper is worse
    * Cindy´s paper is the worst
    – Pot B is bigger than pot A
    – David is busier than Nelly.
    – Ernesto is more cautious than Candy.

    Second video:
    – John is more romantic than Jorge.
    – Lizbeth is more talkative than Yesenia
    – The clock is more modern than the fan
    – Luc is wiser than Emil
    – Cinthia is faster than Nelly
    – Roberto is more conceit than Diana.
    – The orange is heavier than the apple.
    – The cupcake is tastier than the cracker
    – Today is foggier than yesterday.
    – Ernesto´s sentence is more descriptive than Anna´s sentence
    – David is more curious than the rest of the class
    – Jorge is more mature than Roberto
    – The apple is sweeter than the lemon
    – Oscar is more selfish than Josh
    – Ms cooper´s room is more crowded than Mr. Shea´s room
    -Lakory is happier than Ben
    – Ernesto is more worried than Luc
    – Lisbeth is moodier than Edder
    – Brenda is angrier than Maria
    – Ernesto is more popular than Luc

  2. Cristhian Morales De La Rosa dice:

    The coffee is hotter than the wáter.
    The coffee is the hottest.
    Alondra’s paper is good.
    Hasai’s paper is better.
    Elizabeth’s paper is the best.
    Ana’s paper is bad.
    Laura’s paper is worse.
    Cindi’s paper is the worst.
    Pot B is bigger than pot A.
    David is busier than Nelly.
    Ernesto is more cautious than Candy.
    John is more romantic than Jorge.
    Lizbeth is more talkative than Yesenia.
    The clock is more modern than the fan.
    Luc is wiser than Emil.
    Cynthia is faster than Nelly.
    Roberto is more conceited than Diana.
    The orange is heavier than the apple.
    The cupcake is tastier than the cracker.
    Today is foggier than yesterday.
    Ernesto’s sentences is more descriptive than Anna’s sentences.
    David is more curious than the rest of the class.
    Jorge is more mature than Roberto.
    The Apple is sweeter than the lemon.
    Oscar is more selfish than Josh.
    Ms.Cooper’s room is more crowded than Mr.Shea’s room.
    Lakory is happier than Ben.
    Ernesto is more worried than Luc.
    Lizbeth is moodier than Eder.
    Brenda is angrier than Nancy.
    Ernesto is more popular than Luc.

  3. Carlos Martinez Chipana dice:

    • The coffe is hotter tan the wáter
    • The coffe is the hottest
    • Pot B is bigger tan pot A
    • David is busier tan Nelly
    • Ernesto is more cautious than Candy
    • Jhon is more romantic than Jorge
    • Lisbeth is more talkative than Yesenia
    • The clock is more modern than the fan
    • Luc is wise than Emil
    • Cynthia is faster than Nelly
    • Roberto is more conceited than Diana
    • The orange is heavier than the Apple
    • The cupcake is tastier than the cracker
    • Today is foggier than yesterday
    • Ernesto´s sentence is more descriptive than Anna´s sentence
    • David is more curious than the rest of the class
    • Jorge is more mature than Roberto
    • The Apple is sweeter than the lemon
    • Oscar is more selfish than Josh
    • Ms. Cooper´s roo mis more crowded than Mr. Shea´s room
    • Lakory is happier than Ben
    • Ernesto is more worried than Luc
    • Lisbeth is moodier than Eder
    • Brenda is angrier than Nancy
    • Ernesto is more popular than Luc

  4. Gabriel Castro dice:

    VIDEO 1:
    – The coffee is hotter than the water.
    – The coffee is the hottest.
    – Pot B is bigger than pot A.
    – David is busier than Nervy.
    – Ernesto is more castious than Candy.

    VIDEO 2:
    – Jhon is romantic than Jorge.
    – Lizbeth is more talkative than Jesenia.
    – The clock es more modern than the fan.
    – Luc is wiser than Emil.
    – Cinthia is faster than Nelly.
    – Roberto is more conceited than Diana.
    – The orange is heavier than the apple.
    – Today is foggier than yesterday.
    – Ernesto`s sentence is more desciptive than Anna`s sentence.
    – David is more curious than the rest of the class.
    – Jorge is more madure than Roberto.
    – The apple is sweeter than the lemon.
    – Oscar is more selfish than Josh.
    – Ms Cooperis room is morluded than Mr Shea`s room.
    – Lakory is happier than Ben.
    – Ernesto is more worried than Luc.
    – Lizbeth is moodir than Eder.
    – Brenda is angrier than Nancy
    – Ernesto is more popular than Luc.

  5. Ricardo Gutierrez Luque dice:

    Video 1

    – The coffee is hotter than the water
    – The coffee is the hosttest
    – Pot B is bigger than pot A
    – David is busier than Nelly
    – Ernesto is more castious than Candy

    Video 2

    – John is more romantic than Jorge
    – Lizbeth is more talkative than Yesenia
    – The clock is more modern than fan
    – Luc is wiser than Emil
    – Cynthia is faster than Nelly
    – Roberto is more conceited than Diana
    – The orange is heavier than the apple
    – The cupcake is tastier the craker
    – Today is foggier than yesterday
    – Ernesto sentence is more decriptive than Anna`s sentence
    – David is more curios than the rest of the class
    – Jorge is more mature than Roberto
    – The apple is sweeter than the lemon
    – Oscar is more selfish than jorh
    – Ms cooperis room is more crowded than Mr Shea`s room
    – Lakory is happier than Ben
    – Ernesto is more worried than Luc
    – Lizbeth is moodier than Eder
    – Brenda is angrier than Nancy
    – Ernesto is more popular than Luc

  6. Yosselyn Rodriguez dice:

    VIDEO 1

    1. – T he coffee is hotter than the water.
    – The coffee is the hottest.

    2. – Prouder
    – Faster
    – Taller
    – Proudest
    – Fastest
    – Tallest

    3. – Bigger
    – Hotter
    – Sadder
    – Biggest
    – Hottest
    – Saddest

    4. – Thirstier
    – Happier
    – Heavier
    – Thirstiest
    – Happiest
    – Heaviest

    5. – More expensive
    – More nervous
    – More comfortable
    – Most expensive
    – Most nervous
    – Most comfortable

    6. – Alondra’s paper is good.
    – Hasai’s paper is better.
    – Elizabeth’s paper is the best.
    – Ana’s paper is bad.
    – Laura’s paper is worse.
    – Cindi’s paper is the worst.

    7. – B is bigger than A.
    – David is busier than Nelly.
    – Ernesto is more cautious than Candy.

    VIDEO 2

    1. – John is more romantic than Jorge.
    – Lizbeth is more talkative than Jessenia.
    – The clock is more modern than the fan.
    – Luc is wiser than Emil.
    – Cynthia is faster than Nelly.
    – Roberto is more conceited than Diana.
    – The orange is heavier than the apple.
    – The cupcake is tastier than the cracker.
    – Today is foggier than yesterday.
    – Ernesto’s sentence is more descriptive than Anna’s sentence.
    – David is more curious than the rest of the class.
    – Jorge is more mature than Roberto.
    – The apple is sweeter than the lemon.
    – Oscar is more selfish than Josh.
    – Ms. Cooper’s room is more crowded than Mr Shea’s room.
    – Lakory is happier than Ben.
    – Ernesto is more worried than Luc.
    – Lizbeth is moodier than Eder.
    – Brenda is angrier than Nancy.
    – Ernesto is more popular than Luc.

  7. Oscar Rivera Cusi dice:

    -The coffee is hotter than the water.
    – The coffee is the hottest.
    – Mario is the fastest in his school.
    – Mario is taller than Maria.
    – Silvio is prouder than Jose.
    – Marco is the proudest in the class.
    – The plane is the biggest vehicle to transport.
    – The car is bigger than the bicycle.
    -Juan is sadder than his sister.
    – The boy is happier than the girl.
    – This car is the heviest in this city.
    – This ring is more expensive than Kiara’s ring.
    – Mary is the most nervous of the class.
    – Jhon is more romantic than Jorge.
    -Lizbeth is more talkative than Yesenia.
    – The clock is more modern than the fan.
    – Luc is wiser than Emil.
    – Cintia is faster than Nelly.
    – Roberto is more conceited than Diana.
    – The orange is heavier than the apple.
    – The cupcale is tastier than the cracker.
    Today is foggier than yesterday.

  8. stefaniadpsm dice:

    EXAMPLE:

    Regular:
    – The coffee is hotter than the water.
    – The coffee is the hottest.

    Irregular:
    – Alondra’s paper is good but Hasai’s paper is better.
    – Elizabeth’s paper is the best.

    – Ana’s paper is bad but Laura’s paper is worse.
    – Cindi’s paper is the most.

    BIG: – Pot B is bigger than pot A.
    BUSY: – David is busier than Nelly.
    CAUTIOUS: – Ernesto is more cautious than Candy.
    ROMANTIC: – John is more romantic than Jorge.
    TALKATIVE: – Lizbeth is more talkative than Yesenia.
    MODERN: – The clock is more modern than the fan.
    WISE: – Luc is wiser than Emil.
    FAST: – Cynthia is faster than Nelly.
    CONCEITED: – Roberto is more conceited than Diana.
    HEAVY: – The orange is heavier than the apple.
    TASTY: – The cupcake is tastier than the cracker.
    FOGGY: – Today is foggier than yesterday.
    DESCRIPTIVE: – Ernesto’s sentence is more descriptive than Anna’s sentence.
    CURIOUS: – David is more curious than the rest of the class.
    MATURE: – Jorge is more mature than roberto.
    SWEET: – The apple is sweeter than the lemon.
    SELFISH: – Oscar is more selfish than Josh.
    CROWDED: – Ms. Cooper’s room is more crowded than Mr. Shea’s room.
    HAPPY: – Lakory is happier than Ben.
    WORRIED: – Ernesto is more worried than Luc.
    MOODY: – Lizbeth is moodier than Eder.
    ANGRY: – Brenda is angrier than Nancy.
    POPULAR: – Ernesto is more popular than Luc.

  9. jackieguzman dice:

    • The coffee is hotter than the water.
    • The coffee is the hottest.
    • Alondra’s paper is better.
    • Elizabeth’s paper is the best.
    • Ana’s paper is bad.
    • Laura’s paper is worse.
    • Cindi’s paper is worst.
    • Pot B is bigger than Pot A.
    • David is busier than Nelly.
    • Ernesto is more Cautions than Candy.
    Video 2
    • John is more romantic than Jorge.
    • Lizbeth is more talkative than Yesenia.
    • The clock is more modern than the fan.
    • Lux is wiser than Emil.

  10. ♦ Jhon is more romantic than Jorge.
    ♦ Lizbeth is more talkative than Yesenia.
    ♦ The clock is more modern than the fan.
    ♦ Luc is wiser than Emil.
    ♦ Cynthia is faster than Nelly.
    ♦ Roberto is mor conceited than Diana.
    ♦ The orange is heavier than the apple.
    ♦ Cupcake is tastier than the cracker.
    ♦ Tody is foggier than yesterday.
    ♦ Ernesto’s sentence is more descriptive than Anna’s sentence.

  11. vickyparedes dice:

    VIDEO 1:

    The coffe is hotter than the water
    The coffe is the hottest
    Aondra’s paer is good
    Hasai’s paper is better
    Elizabeth’s paper is the best
    Ana’s paper is bad
    Laura’s paper is worse
    Andi’s paper is the worst
    Pot B is biggrt than pot A
    David is busier than Nelly
    Ernesto is more cautius than candy

    VIDEO 2:

    Jhon is more romantic than Jorge.
    Lizbeth is more talkative than Yesenia.
    The clock is more modern than the fan.
    Luc is wiser than Emil.
    Cynthia is faster than Nelly.
    Roberto is more conceited than Diana.
    The orange is heavier than the apple.
    Cupcake is tastier than the cracker.
    Tody is foggier than yesterday.
    Ernesto’s sentence is more descriptive than Anna’s sentence.
    David is more curious than the rest of the class
    Jorge is more mature than Roberto
    The apple is sweeter than the lemon
    Oscar is more selfish than Josh
    Ms. Cooper’s room is more crowed than Mr. shea’s room
    Lakory is happier than Ben
    Ernesto is more worried than Luc
    Lizbeth is moodier than Eder
    Brenda is angrier than Nancy
    Ernesto is more popular than Luc

  12. jessica dice:

    part 1
    the coffee is hotter than the water
    the cofee is the hottest
    – pot B is bigger than pot A
    -david is busier than nelly
    – ernesto is more cautious than candy
    part 2
    -john is more romantic than jorge
    -lisbet is more talkative than yessenia
    -tke clock is more moderm than the fan
    -luc is wiser than emil
    -cynthia is faster than nelly
    -roberto is more conceited than diana
    -orange is heavier than the apple
    -the cupcake is tastier than the cracker
    -today is foggier than yesterday
    -ernestos sentence is more descriptive than annas sentence
    -david is more curious than the rest of the class
    -jorge is more mature than roberto
    -the apple is sweeter than the lemon
    -osacr is more selfish than josh
    -Ms. coopers room is more crowded than Mr.sheas room
    -lakory is more happier than ben
    -ernesto is more worried than luc
    -lizbeth is moodier than eder
    – brenda is angrier than nancy
    – ernesto is more popular than luc

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