Comparatives Table Version 2

From memory or your grammar knowledge, try to write the comparatives of the following words:

Adjective Comparative adjective
CheapLong

Short

 
Sad  
InterestingExpensive

Stressful

Romantic

Relaxing

Dangerous

Productive

Exciting

Tiring

 
HealthyBusy  
Good  

 

Check your answers with the original page.

 

What is the system for making different kinds of comparatives? Match those categories above with the ones below to give you more examples if you need to.

 

Test each other on the comparatives above.

 

Do the same with the table on the next page.

 

Useful language“How do you spell ‘pretty’?” “P, R, E, double T, Y”

 

 

TallSmallLargeSlowFast

Old

Safe

High

TallerSmallerLargerSlowerFaster

Older

Safer

Higher

The tallestThe smallestThe largestThe slowestThe fastest

The oldest

The safest

The highest

BigHotWetSadThin BiggerHotterWetterSadderThinner The biggestThe hottestThe wettestThe saddestThe thinnest
PrettyEasyEarlyFriendlySunny

Dirty

Dry

Hungry

PrettierEasierEarlierFriendlierSunnier

Dirtier

Drier

Hungrier

The prettiestThe easiestThe earliestThe friendliestThe sunniest

The dirtiest

The driest

The hungriest

ComfortableBoringPopularCommonGenerous

Difficult

More comfortableMore boringMore popularMore commonMore generous

More difficult

The most comfortableThe most boringThe most popularThe most commonThe most generous

The most difficult

GoodBadFar BetterWorseFurther The bestThe worstThe furthest

 

Use adjectives like those above to describe which of the pieces of revision vocabulary you are thinking of, e.g. “It is bigger than a spatula”

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