Degrees of comparison

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EngelsMiddelbare schoolmavo, havo, vwoLeerjaar 2-4

This lesson contains 18 slides, with interactive quizzes and text slides.

Items in this lesson

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Degrees of comparison 
De trappen van vergelijking
Today´s goal is to recap and practise with this grammar item
´I know about the different rules and exceptions´ 
´I can apply the different rules and exceptions´

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Comparatives and superlatives
Trappen van vergelijking
- Comparative: vergrotende trap
- Superlative: overtreffende trap
Box A is small.
Box B is smaller than box A.
Box C is the smallest of all.

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Comparatives and superlatives
Woorden van 1 lettergreep/syllable:
- Comparative: -er
- Superlative: -est

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Comparatives and superlatives
Woorden van 2 of meer lettergrepen of meer:
- Comparative: more more
- Superlative: most
more expensive
most expensive

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Comparatives and superlatives
Woorden van 2 lettergrepen die eindigen op le/er/ow/y/some krijgen ook +er  / + est

Yellow - yellower than - the yellowest
Gentle - gentler than - the gentlest

Let op! Woorden die eindigen op een medeklinker + y krijgen IER/IEST
Happy - happier than - the happiest 

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Comparatives and superlatives
good - better - best 
bad - worse - worst 
little - less - least 
much/many - more - most 

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Vul alleen het woord/ de woorden in die op de lijntjes moeten komen te staan. 
Let even op de woorden 'the' of 'than' die je een hint geven of het een vergrotende of overtreffende trap moet worden. 

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My house is (nice)
than yours.

Slide 9 - Open question

Who is the (good) ..... football player in the world?

Slide 10 - Open question

This is the (interesting) ....
book I have ever read.

Slide 11 - Open question

Is Mrs Damman the (rich) ...
woman on earth?

Slide 12 - Open question

The weather this summer is even (bad)
... than last summer.

Slide 13 - Open question

What is your (bad) ...... subject at school?

Slide 14 - Open question

This flower is (beautiful)
... than that one.

Slide 15 - Open question

A holiday by the sea is (good) ...
than a holiday in the mountains.

Slide 16 - Open question

The .... (intelligent) students are in class A1C!

Slide 17 - Open question

For more information/explantion/practice 


English website - what to study - grammar period 3 - repetition degrees of comparison 

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