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    Comparative or superlative

    We add -est to one-syllable adjectives to make the superlative form .

    eg cold¨ colder¨coldest.


    If a one or two-syllable adjective ends in -y, we change the y to an i before adding -est .

    eg sunny¨sunnier¨sunniest


    If an adjective ends in -e, we just add -st.

    eg large¨larger¨largest


    If a one-syllable adjective ends in a vowel + one consonant, we double the final consonant before adding -est.

    eg wet¨wetter¨wettest


    For most adjectives that have two syllables or more, we add most before the adjective.

    eg expensive¨more expensive¨most expensive


    Some adjectives are irregular.

    eg bad¨worse¨worst, 


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    1. Greenland is the (large) island in the world.

    2. Travelling by plane is (fast) than travelling by train.

    3. Boracay Island in the Philippines has (good) beaches I have ever seen.

    4. Jamaica is (sunny) than Norway.

    5. Fjordland in New Zealand is (wet) place in the world.

    6. Rain in the wet season is (heavy) than during the rest of the year.

    7. Easter Island is (interesting) island I have ever visited.

    8. A holiday in Thailand is (exciting) than a holiday in Spain.

    9. Santa Cruz is the second (large) island in the Galapagos.

    10. The Galapagos are one of the (expensive) places in the world to visit.

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