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Topic N° 01: ADJECTIVES (COMPARTIVE AND brave braver bravest

brief briefer briefest
bright brighter brightest
broad broader broadest
busy busier busiest
calm calmer calmest
cheap cheaper cheapest
chewy chewier chewiest
chubby chubbier chubbiest
classy classier classiest
clean cleaner cleanest
clear clearer clearest
clever cleverer cleverest
more clever most clever
close closer closest
cloudy cloudier cloudiest
clumsy clumsier clumsiest
coarse coarser coarsest
FORM: Adjective + noun
cold colder coldest
Adjective Comparative Superlative
cool cooler coolest
angry angrier angriest
crazy crazier craziest
bad worse worst
creamy creamier creamiest
beautiful more most
beautiful beautiful creepy creepier creepiest

big bigger biggest crispy crispier crispiest

bitter bitterer bitterest cruel crueler cruelest

more bitter most bitter
crunchy crunchier crunchiest
black blacker blackest
curly curlier curliest
bland blander blandest
curvy curvier curviest
bloody bloodier bloodiest
cute cuter cutest
blue bluer bluest
damp damper dampest
bold bolder boldest
dark darker darkest
bossy bossier bossiest
deadly deadlier deadliest funny funnier funniest
deep deeper deepest gentle gentler gentlest
dense denser densest gloomy gloomier gloomiest
difficult more most good better best
difficult difficult
grand grander grandest
dirty dirtier dirtiest
grave graver gravest
dry drier driest
greasy greasier greasiest
dull duller dullest
great greater greatest
dumb dumber dumbest
greedy greedier greediest
dusty dustier dustiest
gross grosser grossest
early earlier earliest
guilty guiltier guiltiest
easy easier easiest
hairy hairier hairiest
expensive more most
handy handier handiest
expensive expensive
happy happier happiest
faint fainter faintest
hard harder hardest
fair fairer fairest
harsh harsher harshest
fancy fancier fanciest
healthy healthier healthiest
far further furthest
farther farthest heavy heavier heaviest
fast faster fastest high higher highest
fat fatter fattest hip hipper hippest
few fewer fewest hot hotter hottest
fierce fiercer fiercest humble humbler humblest
filthy filthier filthiest hungry hungrier hungriest
fine finer finest icy icier iciest
firm firmer firmest interesting more most
interesting interesting
fit fitter fittest
itchy itchier itchiest
flaky flakier flakiest
juicy juicier juiciest
flat flatter flattest
kind kinder kindest
fresh fresher freshest
large larger largest
friendly friendlier friendliest
late later latest
full fuller fullest
lazy lazier laziest polite politer politest
more polite most polite
light lighter lightest
poor poorer poorest
likely likelier likeliest
popular more most
little littler littlest
popular popular
lively livelier liveliest
pretty prettier prettiest
lonely lonelier loneliest
proud prouder proudest
long longer longest
pure purer purest
loud louder loudest
quick quicker quickest
lovely lovelier loveliest
quiet quieter quietest
low lower lowest
rare rarer rarest
mad madder maddest
raw rawer rawest
mean meaner meanest
rich richer richest
messy messier messiest
ripe riper ripest
mild milder mildest
risky riskier riskiest
modern more most
roomy roomier roomiest
modern modern
rough rougher roughest
moist moister moistest
rude ruder rudest
narrow narrower narrowest
rusty rustier rustiest
nasty nastier nastiest
sad sadder saddest
naughty naughtier naughtiest
safe safer safest
near nearer nearest
salty saltier saltiest
neat neater neatest
sane saner sanest
needy needier neediest
scary scarier scariest
new newer newest
shallow shallower shallowest
nice nicer nicest
sharp sharper sharpest
noisy noisier noisiest
shiny shinier shiniest
odd odder oddest
short shorter shortest
oily oilier oiliest
shy shyer shyest
old older oldest
elder eldest silly sillier silliest
plain plainer plainest simple simpler simplest
sincere sincerer sincerest
skinny skinnier skinniest tired more tired most tired
sleepy sleepier sleepiest tough tougher toughest
slim slimmer slimmest true truer truest
slimy slimier slimiest ugly uglier ugliest
slow slower slowest warm warmer warmest
small smaller smallest weak weaker weakest
smart smarter smartest wealthy wealthier wealthiest
smelly smellier smelliest weird weirder weirdest
smoky smokier smokiest wet wetter wettest
smooth smoother smoothest wide wider widest
soft softer softest wild wilder wildest
soon sooner soonest windy windier windiest
sore sorer sorest wise wiser wisest
sorry sorrier sorriest worldly worldlier worldliest
sour sourer sourest worthy worthier worthiest
spicy spicier spiciest young younger youngest
steep steeper steepest
stingy stingier stingiest
strange stranger strangest
strict stricter strictest
strong stronger strongest Use:

sunny sunnier sunniest Use the comparative form to talk about how two
things are different.
sweaty sweatier sweatiest I am taller than you.
sweet sweeter sweetest This book is thicker than that one.

tall taller tallest Form:

tan tanner tannest 1) If an adjective has one syllable, add er to the end.
tasty tastier tastiest If it ends in e already, just add r.
tall => taller nice => nicer
thick thicker thickest thick => thicker late => later
thin thinner thinnest 2) If an adjective ends in one vowel and one
thirsty thirstier thirstiest consonant, write the consonant again, then write er.
But never write a w twice.
tiny tinier tiniest big => bigger new => newer (NOT newwer)
thin => thinner slow => slower (NOT slowwer)
slim => slimmer 3) If an adjective has two syllables and ends
My brother is thinner than me. in y, change the y to i and add est.
funny => the
3) If an adjective has two syllables and ends in y, funniest silly => the
change the y to i and add er. silliest
funny => funnier silly => sillier
Which of these books is funnier? It’s the silliest film I’ve ever seen!

5) Some adjectives have irregular superlative forms. 4) For other adjectives with two or more
These are listed below. syllables, DON’T add est. Write most before the
good => better adjective.
bad => worse interesting => the most
far => further interesting surprising => the most
Add than after a comparative adjective to compare
one thing with another. However, this is not always It’s the most interesting book I’ve ever
necessary. read.
My house is smaller than yours.
5) Some adjectives have irregular superlative
Superlatives forms. These are listed below.
good => the best
bad => the worst
far => the furthest
Use the superlative form to describe something that 6) a) In is often (but not always) used after a
is greater than any other thing. superlative adjective to describe where this
The Amazon is the longest river in the world. statement is true.
Helen is the most intelligent student in the class. London is the biggest city in England.
Everest is the highest mountain in the
Form: world.
1) Write the before all superlatives.
My brother is the tallest person in my
2) If an adjective is short and has one family.
syllable, add est to the end. If it ends in e already,
just add st.
tall => the
tallest nice => the nicest Exercise:
thick => the
thickest late => the latest Dictar los ejercicios

2) If an adjective ends in one vowel and one 1. Today is colder than yerterday. (Hoy hace
consonant, write the consonant again, then write más frío que ayer)
est. But never write a w twice. 2. China is bigger than Italy. (China es más
big => the grande que Italia)
biggest new => the newest 3. She is younger than her brother. (Ella es más
(NOT newwest) joven que su hermano)
thin => the thinnest 4. He is older than his friend. (Él es más viejo
slow => the slowest (NOT slowwest) que su amigo)
slim => the slimmest 5. I stayed longer than I expected. (Yo me quedé
más tiempo del que esperaba)
The biggest cat in the world is the lion. 6. My car is newer than yours. (Mi automóvil es
más nuevo que el tuyo)
7. His house is bigger than mine. (Su casa es
más grande que la mía)
8. Tea is cheaper than champagne. (El té es más
barato que el champán)
9. We are smarter than they. (Nosotros somos
más inteligentes que ellos)
10. I am taller than my bothers. (Yo soy más alto
que mis hermanos)
11. Gold is more valuable than silver. (El oro es
más valioso que la plata)
12. His car is more expensive than my car. (Su
automóvil es más caro que mi automóvil)
13. My brother prepares his homework more
carefully than his classmates. (Mi hermano
prepara su tarea más cuidadosamente que
sus compañeros)
14. She is more ambitious than her sister. (Ella
es más ambiciosa que su hermana)
15. I am more intelligent than you. (Yo soy más
inteligente que tú)
16. She is more elegant than my aunt. (Ella es
más elegante que mi tía)
17. His idea is better than the last one. (Su idea
es mejor que la anterior)
18. This contract is worse than the previous one.
(Este contrato es peor que el anterior)
19. He swims better than his cousin. (Él nada
mejor que su primo)
20. She drives worse than her sister. (Ella
maneja peor que su hermana)