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GRAMMAR - Comparatives

Post  Vincent Law on Wed Oct 10, 2012 4:25 am

Comparative adjectives are used in English when we want to compare only two different things. They are very common and are therefore very useful to learn and to use ‘correctly’. I say ‘correctly’, because a lot of students know about and have some experience with comparatives, however, I am quite often ‘fixing’ them even with my advanced students.

First you must ask yourself, ‘How many things am I comparing?‘ If you are comparing only two things then you must use a comparative, if it’s three of more, then it must be a superlative (see below).

You then need to decide if the Adjective you are using is either one syllable, two syllables ending in ‘y’, or 2 or more syllables. The forms for each type are in the image.


http://studyenglishblog.tiesnq.com.au/english-grammar/comparatives-and-superlatives.html
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