Comparative and Superlative Adjectives
Comparative and superlative adjectives are used to compare two or more things. Comparative adjectives are used to compare two things and superlative adjectives are used to compare three or more things.
Comparative adjectives are used to compare two things and show that one has a higher or lower level or degree of a quality than the other. For example:
This tea is
When we want to compare two things or persons, we use the preposition 'than' after the comparative adjective.
How to Make Comparative Adjectives?
For one-syllable adjectives, all you have to do is add '-er' to the
The man acted
For adjectives that have more than one syllable, add 'more'
This bag is
Superlative adjectives are forms of adjectives that show the extreme or highest degree of a quality.
How to Make Superlative Adjectives?
For one-syllable adjectives, all you have to do is add '-est' to the
He is the
For adjectives that have more than one syllable, add 'the most'
This is the
The princess was the
The table below shows some common English adjectives with their comparative and superlative forms:
Some adjectives do not follow the typical rules for forming comparatives and superlatives. For example: