· Use comparatives to compare two things.
Carol ran faster
than I did.
John is more intelligent
than his sister.
· Form comparatives by adding –er, more, or less
· If an adjective or adverb is short, add the ending –er.
· If an adjective or adverb has more than one syllable, add the word more or less.
· Use superlatives to compare three or more things.
Carol ran fastest
of all the women.
John is the most intelligent
of the children.
· Form superlatives by adding –est, most, or least
· If an adjective or adverb is short, add the ending –est.
· If an adjective or adverb has more than one syllable, add the word most or least.
GOOD/BAD or WELL/BADLY
· Use good and bad as adjectives.
She has a good
· Use well and badly as adverbs.
He works well
with his friends.