Adjective Week! Day 5
Comparative adjectives are used to compare two things.
My pen is bigger than yours.
The flower on the right is more beautiful than the one on the left.
Superlative adjectives are used to compare one thing with two or more others.
McRitchie is the greenest place in Singapore.
Ty Jia is the best school in Singapore.
Most one- and all two-syllable adjectives with a ‘y’ ending
Omit the y. Add -ier/iest.
One-syllable adjectives ending with silent ‘e’.
Most one-syllable adjectives ending with CVC (consonant/vowel/consonant)
Double the end consonant. Add -er/est.
Other one-syllable adjectives
Some add -er/est, some take more/most, others take either.
perfect/more perfect/most perfect
subtle /subtler/subtlest or subtle/more subtle/most subtle
important/more important/most important
expensive/more expensive/most expensive
Sorry, you just have to remember these ones!