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Antonio Element García Flores
Cha Carlos Alvarado Rodríguez
Darlene González Miy
English VI

Comparatives and Superlatives
Form the comparative and superlative forms of a one-syllableadjective by adding –er for the comparative form and –est for the superlative.
One-Syllable Adjective | Comparative Form | Superlative Form |
tall | taller | tallest |
old | older | oldest |
long |longer | longest |

If the one-syllable adjective ends with an e, just add –r for the comparative form and –st for the superlative form.
One-Syllable Adjective with Final -e | Comparative Form |Superlative Form |
large | larger | largest |
wise | wiser | wisest |

f the one-syllable adjective ends with a single consonant with a vowel before it, double the consonant and add –er for thecomparative form; and double the consonant and add –est for the superlative form.
One-Syllable Adjective Ending with a Single Consonant with a Single Vowel before It | Comparative Form | SuperlativeForm |
big | bigger | biggest |
thin | thinner | thinnest |
fat | fatter | fattest |

Two-syllable adjectives.
With most two-syllable adjectives, you form the comparative with more and thesuperlative with most.
Two-Syllable Adjective | Comparative Form | Superlative Form |
peaceful | more peaceful | most peaceful |
pleasant | more pleasant | most pleasant |
careful | more careful| most careful |
thoughtful | more thoughtful | most thoughtful |

If the two-syllable adjectives ends with –y, change the y to i and add –er for the comparative form. For the superlative formchange the y to i and add –est.
Two-Syllable Adjective Ending with -y | Comparative Form | Superlative Form |
happy | happier | happiest |
angry | angrier | angriest |
busy | busier | busiest |Two-syllable adjectives ending in –er, -le, or –ow take –er and –est to form the comparative and superlative forms.
Two-Syllable Adjective Ending with -er, -le, or -ow | Comparative Form |...
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