Click here to go back to the homepage to learn English...Add a new lesson / test
Please log in!


Remember me
I've lost my password


2 million accounts created!
JOIN our free club and learn English now!



  • Home
  • Print
  • Guestbook
  • Report a bug




  • GREAT!
    Get a free English lesson every week! 2 MILLION subscribers!
    Click here!






    Ads:







    Partners:
    - English translator
    - Our other sites
       


    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #100629: Comparative of superiority
    > Other English exercises on the same topic: | Comparisons [Change theme]
    > Similar tests: - Placement test : grammar for beginners - Comparatives / Superlatives - Comparative of superiority - Superlative + and adjective - Superlative - Few/Little/Less - Comparatives - Superlative
    > Double-click on words you don't understand


    Comparative of superiority


    Comparative of superiority
    By komiks and lemagemasque



    1) Short adjective  Long adjective?
    1 syllable => short :  cold
    2 syllables or more => long : dangerous

    BUT
    2 syllables ending in y, -ow, -le and er => short: pretty

    2) Rules




    Most short adjectives
    cold
    Adjective + er + than
    colder than
    Short adjectives ending in  e
    nice
    Adjective + r + than
    nicer than
    Short adjectives ending in y
    funny
    Adjective - y + ier + than
    funnier than
    Short adjectives ending in  ow
    narrow
    Adjective + er + than
    OR
    More + adjective + than
    narrower than
    OR
    more narrow than
    Short adjectives ending in le
    simple
    Adjective + r + than
    OR
    More + adjective + than
    simpler than
    OR
    more simple than
    Short adjectives ending in er
    clever
    Adjective + er + than
    OR
    More + adjective + than
    cleverer than
    OR
    more clever than
    Short adjectives ending in: consonant+vowel+consonant
    sad
    Adjective + last consonant *2 + er + than
    sadder than
    Short adjectives ending in:  i + a consonant
    thin
    Adjectif + last consonant *2 + er + than
    thinner than
    Most long adjectives
    creative
    More + adjective + than
    more creative than

    The first hat is more expensive than the second one.

    3) Warning

    1. AdjectivesComparatives
      goodbetter
      badworse
      farfarther
      further
      oldOlder
      Elder






    Twitter Share
    English exercise "Comparative of superiority" created by lemagemasque with The test builder
    Click here to see the current stats of this English test [Save] [Load] [?]


    1. Come in, friends! This restaurant is (good) than any other one.

    2. I am getting more and (excited). I am going to get my gift soon: a gorgeous watch.

    3. He is (happy) than Tom is. He doesn't live in a great mansion devoid of life.

    4. This one is (cheap) than the teddy bear you bought last week.

    5. He is getting more and (anxious): he applied for a job and he hasn't got an answer yet.

    6. I am really glad, you know. Even (glad) than you think. It has been ages since we both left college.

    7. He is (clever) than I thought. He is very malicious.

    8. He is even (good-looking) than he used to be.

    9. The milk is (cold) in the fridge.

    10. He is (slim) than you.









    End of the free exercise to learn English: Comparative of superiority
    A free English exercise to learn English.
    Other English exercises on the same topic : | Comparisons | All our lessons and exercises



    Share : Facebook / Google+ / Twitter / ...