This lesson contains 12 slides, with interactive quiz and text slides.
Lesson duration is: 50 min
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Comparatives and Superlatives: Exploring Degrees of Comparison
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At the end of the lesson, you will be able to form and use comparatives and superlatives to compare different degrees of comparison.
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What do you already know about comparatives and superlatives? (vergelijkende en overtreffende trap)
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What are Comparatives?
Comparatives are used to compare two things and show the difference in degree. They are formed by adding '-er' to the end of most one-syllable adjectives or by using 'more' before longer adjectives.
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1. She is taller than her sister. 2. My car is faster than yours. 3. This book is more interesting than that one.
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What are Superlatives?
Superlatives are used to compare three or more things and show the highest degree. They are formed by adding '-est' to the end of most one-syllable adjectives or by using 'most' before longer adjectives.
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1. He is the tallest person in the room. 2. It's the fastest roller coaster in the world. 3. This is the most delicious cake I've ever tasted.
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Irregular Comparatives and Superlatives
Some adjectives have irregular comparative and superlative forms. For example, 'good' becomes 'better' in the comparative form and 'best' in the superlative form.
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Irregular Comparative and Superlative Examples
1. This is a better solution than the previous one. 2. She is the best player on the team.
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Quiz: Comparative & Superlative Forms
Provide the comparative and superlative forms for the word 'big'.
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Quiz Question: Comparative & Superlative Forms
What are the comparative and superlative forms of 'happy'?
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Comparatives and superlatives allow us to compare different degrees of comparison. Remember the rules for forming comparatives and superlatives, and be aware of irregular forms.