Degrees of comparison

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This lesson contains 22 slides, with interactive quizzes and text slides.

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Degrees of comparison 

Lesson goals
  • You know the different degrees of comparison.
  • You can use the degrees of comparison.

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Quiz

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My house is (nice)
...
than yours.

Slide 4 - Open question

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

Slide 5 - Open question

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

Slide 6 - Open question

Is Beyonce the (rich) ...
woman on earth?

Slide 7 - Open question

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

Slide 8 - Open question

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

Slide 9 - Open question

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

Slide 10 - Open question

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

Slide 11 - Open question

The .... (intelligent) students are doing this quiz right now!

Slide 12 - Open question

I use little sugar in my tea, but my sister uses even .... (little) in hers.

Slide 13 - Open question

Now make your own sentence, using a comparative or superlative!

Slide 14 - Open question

Now make your own sentence, using a comparative or superlative!

Slide 15 - Open question

Comparatives and superlatives
Box A is small.
Box B is smaller than box A.
Box C is the smallest of all.
A
B
C

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Comparatives and superlatives
one ro two syllables
- Comparative: -er
- Superlative: -est
old
older
oldest

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Comparatives and superlatives
3 or more syllables
- Comparative: more more
- Superlative: most
expensive
more expensive
most expensive

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Comparatives and superlatives


Beware: words ending on + y get IER/IEST
happy - happier than - the happiest 
lucky - luckier than - the luckiest 

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Comparatives and superlatives
Excemptions!
Some words of 2 syllables also get more/most 

afraid - more afraid - most afraid
famous - more famous - most famous


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Comparatives and superlatives
Exceptions/irregular!
  1. good - better - best  (goed, beter, best)
  2. bad - worse - worst  (slecht, slechter, slechtst)
  3. little - less - least (weinig, minder, minst)
  4. much/many - more - most (veel, meer, meest)

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Lesson goals:
You know the different degrees of comparison.
You can use the degrees of comparison.
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