comparatives and superlatives

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I can apply the comparative and superlative
I can, and I can explain this, too
I can
I can almost do this
I can´t do this yet

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Now. 'Schepje bovenop'
Comparative adjectives
Comparative adverbs
Qualifiers (used with comparatives)
Superlative adjective
Qualifier (used with superlatives)
Superlative adverb
Double comparative adjective (with and)
Double comparative adverb (with the)

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Comparative adjectives + adverbs
• We use adverbs to qualify verbs (actions) and adiectives.
I can speak French more fluently than I could last year, but
Fran speaks it the most fluently of us all.

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Comparative adjectives + adverbs
Adverbs with the same form as adjectives
Many adverbs are formed by adding -ly to an adjective.
warm - warmly
But a few adverbs, e.g. hard, right, tough, quick, late, have the same form as adjectives.
He's a hard worker. / He works hard.

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We can use these words and phrases to qualify comparative adjectives and adverbs: a bit, a little, slightly, much, a lot

•We can use these words and phrases to qualify superlative adjectives and adverbs: by far, nearly, easily, one of

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We can also add comment adverbs to qualify comparative adjectives and adverbs.
Manuel was noticeably more nervous than Mario at the interview.

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Double comparatives
•We use phrases like these to describe something which is changing.
The climate is getting hotter and hotter. I'm getting more and more worried.
•We use phrases with the ... / the ... to describe situations which are changing in parallel.
The older he gets, the lazier he becomes.

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