En este repaso gramatical, desde la Academia Inglés Bilbao School, te explicamos los adjetivos comparativos:
- Shall we go by bus or train?
- Let’s go by bus, it’s cheaper. The train is more expensive.
Cheaper and more expensive are comparative forms of the adjective cheap and expensive.
To make the comparative form of one syllable adjectives, it is usually adjective + er. If the last letter of the adjective is e, it is adjective + r. If the adjective ends in a vowel + consonant, it is adjective + double consonant + er. To make the comparative form of an adjective with two or more syllables, it is usually, more + adjective.
Comparative form of one-syllable adjectives
Two syllable adjectives:
Irregular adjectives in comparative form:
Complete the sentences with the comparative form of the adjective.
- It is cheaper to travel by car than train. (cheap)
- It is further to travel to Brazil than Italy. (far)
- The weather is worse than it was yesterday. (bad)
- You play chess better than me. (good)
- Going to the theatre is more expensive than going to the cinema. (expensive)
- He is a lot lazier than his sister. (lazy)
- Your hair is longer than my hair. (long)
- This chair is more comfortable than that chair. (comfortable)
- This dress is more beautiful than that dress. (beautiful)
- This picture is uglier than that picture. (ugly)
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