Comparative and Superlative Adjectives Quiz

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Comparative adjectives We use comparative adjectives to show change or make comparisons: We use ______ when we want to compare one thing with another

than

When we want to describe how something or someone changes we can use two comparatives with ______

and

We often use ______ with comparative adjectives to show that one thing depends on another

the

We use ______ with superlative adjectives

the

If an adjective ends in a vowel and a ______, we double the ______: If an adjective ends in a ______ and –y, we change –y to –i and add –er or –est

consonant

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Comparative Adjectives

  • We use comparative adjectives to show change or make comparisons between two things.
  • Comparative adjectives are used to describe how something or someone changes, often in conjunction with "and" to show the progression.
  • Comparative adjectives are often used with "than" to show that one thing depends on another.
  • "Than" is not used with superlative adjectives.
  • When an adjective ends in a vowel and a consonant, the consonant is doubled before adding "-er" or "-est".
  • When an adjective ends in a consonant and "-y", the "-y" is changed to "-i" and "-er" or "-est" is added.

Test your knowledge of comparative and superlative adjectives with this beginner-level quiz. Practice making comparisons and showing changes in English using than and the correct forms of comparative adjectives.

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