COMPARATIV ES

comparatives?

A A

is big and B is small

is bigger than B

B is smaller than

A

Short adjectives

adjective + er + than shorter than
February is shorter than January

Short adjectives
adjective comparative

Tall  Strong  Easy  Big  hot

Taller  Stronger  Easier  Bigger  hotter

Long adjectives

 

more + adjective + than
Mary is more intelligent than Charlie and Eddie.

Long adjectives
adjective
 

comparative
 


  

Difficult Interesting Creative Beautiful Expensive Colourful

 

more difficult than more interesting than more creative than more beautiful than more expensive than more colourful than

English is easier than Chinese

Chinese is more difficult than English

expensive
Samsung Galaxsy S III Nokia C3

Samsung GSIII is more expensive than nokia C3

old
Renault 4 Ferrari

This Renault 4 is older than that Ferrari

small
New York Sevilla

Sevilla is smaller than New York

comfortable
taxi bus

The taxi is more comfortable than the bus

good
Having money Being broke

Having money is better than being broke

enjoyable
working holidays

Working is less enjoyable than holidays

healthy
Organic food Fast food

Organic food is healthier than junk food
healthy

→ healthier

comfortable
Travelling by plane Travelling by car

Travelling by plane is more comfortable than travelling by car

Olga Jiménez, 5ºA

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