This list contains both the adjectives and their comparatives and superlative forms. The superlative form of an adjective compares more than two things or people. Comparatives and superlatives practice teach this esl. Comparatives and superlatives national geographic learning. Pdf comparatives and superlatives of adjectives sonia. Recursos cheat sheets adjectives list of comparatives and superlatives list of comparatives and superlatives. Below is a list of the most common adjectives with their. English esl comparison comparative and superlative. Comparative and superlative adjectives worksheet tpt. Comparative adjectives worksheet comparatives and superlatives. We add est to make the superlative form of many adjectives. Adjective comparative superlative long longer than the longest fast faster than pretty the prettiest beautiful more beautiful than ugly uglier than thin the thinnest fashionable more fashionable than 2.
So the superlative form of far is the furthest, badbecomesthe worstand goodis the best. Afterwards, students create a dialogue using the language from the lesson, which they then present to the class. To compare two things, we add er to many adjectives. This worksheet focuses on identifying and knowing the difference between comparative and superlative adjectives. Put the adjectives in the correct form comparative. Far further the furthest samuel had no further questions. Remember that comparatives and superlatives are normally formed using adjectives. Learn all about superlatives words like good, best, yummy and yummiest that work great at comparing three or more things. Forming comparative and superlative adjectives onesyllable adjectives. These very common adjectives have completely irregular comparative and superlative forms. Remember that adjectives are placed either immediately.
Englishentry adjectives comparative adjectives superlative adjectives angry enojado angrier angriest bad malo worse worst beautiful hermoso more beautiful most beautiful big grande bigger biggest bitter amargo bitterer more bitter bitterest most bitter black negro. Choose the correct answer in the following sentences. Englishentry clean limpio cleaner cleanest clear claro clearer clearest clever listo, inteligente cleverer more clever cleverest most clever close cerca closer closest cloudy nublado cloudier cloudiest clumsy torpe clumsier clumsiest coarse grueso coarser coarsest cold. Comparatives and superlatives english grammar notes. Normal adjective comparative superlative small smaller smallest louder dirtiest smellier tiny lightest rockier sharp deepest angry is the underlined word a normal adjective n, comparative c or. Write the comparative and superlative forms of the adjectives below. Old older the oldest shes a good seven years older than me. Adjectives can compare two or more nouns or pronouns. Ask your child to use these forms to expand these sentences. Unit consumer society comparatives and superlatives. Comparative and superlative adjectives and adverbs 4th grade adjectives and adverbs are describing words. Our comparative and superlative adjectives worksheets are free to download and easy to access in pdf format.
G5engu5g comparative and superlative adjectives quiz. English language arts, grammar, other ela 3rd, 4th, 5th, homeschool. To print the lesson on the list of comparative superlative and adjectives from a to z. Complete the chart with the comparatives and superlatives.
Onesyllable adjective comparative form superlative form tall taller tallest old older oldest long longer longest. Usually if an adjective has only one syllable, we add er to make the comparative form. You use superlative adjectives if you have three or more people, places, or things. Examples of comparative and superlative adjectives for kids.
Comparative superlative adjectives list from a to z. Add est to an adjective to make the superlative form. You use comparative adjectives if you are discussing two people, places, or things. Change the adjective into an adverb when necessary. Comparison of adjectives the latin library is then declined as a regular third declension i. To make comparisons, you will often need comparative or superlative adjectives. Twosyllable adjectives ending in er, le, or ow take er and est to form the comparative and superlative forms. Learn when and why use comparatives and superlatives in english we use the comparative when we compare two things we use the superlative when we speak about something of the highest order, quality or degree learn how to use comparatives and superlatives in english for short adjectives when we have short adjectives, usually one or two syllables, we add er. Adjectives such as good and bad have irregular comparative and superlative forms. See the lesson on comparatives and superlatives for the rules on their form and use. The comparative and the superlative english grammar ef. Irregular adjectives, comparatives, superlatives and example sentences adjective comparative superlative example sent. Comparative and superlative adjectives and adverbs test.
This work is licensed under a creative commons attribution noncommercial noderivatives 4. English grammar lesson online for elementary level students an explanation of comparative and superlative adjectives with audio explanation and printable exercises. With these, you dont add an er or est, and they dont include the words more or most. Adjectives with three or more syllables form the comparative by putting more in front of the adjective, and the superlative by putting most in front.
Comparative and superlative adjectives download this explanation in pdf here. In this exercise you will practise comparative and superlative adjectives, including their spelling and irregularities. Comparative and superlative adjectives and adverbs 4th. Through various writing and speaking tasks, students practice the equative, comparative, and superlative form of adjectives and adverbs. The comparative form we use the comparative form of the adjective to compare two things. Making comparative and superlative adjectives perfect english. To make the comparative form of adjectives like bigger or more expensive and the superlative form like biggest or most expensive, first we need to know how many syllables are in the adjective. Comparative and superlative adjectives english grammar. Add er to an adjective to make the comparative form. Fill in the blanks with an adjective of the appropriate degree of comparison.
Form comparative and superlative adjectives correctly. This ebook is produced and distributed by red river press inc. If it isnt, choose the positive form of the adjective. The exercises progress from separate adjective and adverb tasks to mixed exercises to ensure students know the difference between the forms. Below is a list of the most common adjectives with their comparative and superlative forms. In latin the superlative is broader in meaning than in english. Start by drawing some basic characters on the board, a tall thin one, a small fat one and a normal one. English grammar practice exercise, for preintermediate and intermediate level.
These comparative and superlative adjectives worksheets are. Travelling by bus is more comfortable than travelling by train. Give them names that your students will be familiar with and invite students to compare them. Twosyllable adjective ending with er, le, or ow comparative form superlative form. Adjectives adverbs grammar ractice worksheets exercise 9 comparatives and superlatives adjectives and adverbs complete the following sentences with the correct comparative or superlative adjective or adverb. Remember, an adjective s job is to describe a noun person, place, thing, or idea. You can click on the printer icon just below and to the right of the contact us menu button at. We never change the spelling of the adjective before adding er est. Comparative and superlative adjectives worksheet l3. Comparison comparative and superlative adjectives to describe feelings mood tone. Print the l ist of comparative superlative and adjectives from a to z.
For twosyllable or longer adjectives that dont end in y we keep the adjective the same but add the most in front of the adjective e. Basic adjectives, comparatives and superlatives focus. This worksheet asks students to practice turning adjectives into comparative and. For adjectives with 2 syllables that dont end in y and higher 3, 4 syllables etc, we use more for comparatives and the most for superlatives. This could be used as practice or as an assessment. Purpose o superlative adjectives compare more than two nouns people, places, things, or ideas. Irregular adjectives, comparatives, superlatives and. Students test each other on comparatives and superlatives 7. Form the comparative and superlative forms of a onesyllable adjective by adding er for the comparative form and est for the superlative. Comparatives and superlatives printable worksheets. List of comparative and superlative adjectives teacher. Resources cheat sheets adjectives list of comparatives and superlatives. There are a few adjectives that have irregular forms when made into comparative or superlative adjectives.951 1594 1289 791 625 23 1038 866 1382 1018 1461 1083 236 268 1535 1564 61 906 197 165 553 141 867 172 1462 1127 2 463 28 989 935 1299 563