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G.23.5 - Comparative, superlative

Comparatives and superlatives: Correct or incorrect?

Average: 1.6 (165 votes)

Can you remember the rules for comparative and superlative adjectives? Here’s a quick exercise to help you find out. Is the sentence correct or incorrect? If it is incorrect, what should the sentence say? Good luck!

Lesson by Caroline

Superlatives - Elementary Level

Average: 3.4 (24 votes)

The superlative is the greatest form of an adjective and is used when you are comparing more than one thing.

Superlative Debate

Average: 3.8 (50 votes)

Here's a lesson with a twist! Read through the sentences below and see if you can put the correct superlative form of the word in brackets into the gap. When you have done this, think about the meaning of each sentence and whether you agree with it. E.g. In your opinion, what is the most amazing city in the world? Do you agree with my opinions? I can't wait to hear what you think! Good luck!

By Caroline Devane

The world we live in

Average: 2.9 (15 votes)

Here is a quiz to test your world knowledge as well as your English skills.

How much do you know about the world we live in?
Lesson by Caroline Devane

Comparatives & Superlatives

Average: 2.6 (13 votes)

Adjectives are descriptive words like cold, big, and expensive.

Comparatives adjectives are forms like colder, bigger, and more expensive.

Superlative adjectives are forms like coldest, biggest, and most expensive.

Complete the following ten sentences with adjective > comparative > superlative
Lesson by Amanda Pooley, EC Cape Town English school

Poor and Poverty; Wealthy and Wealth

Average: 3 (23 votes)

When someone does not have money we can say they are poor. It is an adjective.
"A poor man."

The noun form of poor is poverty.
"Many people in the world still live in poverty."

Reading for information and comparing

Average: 2.2 (11 votes)

The famous sitcom and now movie "Sex and the City" makes use of so many comparisons, people in New York are always comparing their clothes, bodies, houses, salaries etc.... etc... ! Read about the different characters from the movie and complete the comparative and superlative gap fill.

Comparative and superlative adjectives - Low-Intermediate

Average: 3.2 (66 votes)

The Comparative

When comparing two objects or activities we often add -er to the adjective + “than”, e.g. higher than.

The Superlative

When comparing one with many the order is: the + adjective + -est, e.g. the highest.

Most / The Most

Reading for information - Superlative chart - Elementary level

Average: 2.6 (25 votes)

Choices, choices, choices...superlatives are great for these! Practice your superlatives by looking at the information table below and completing the sentences.

INFORMATION Live@Five Rafiki’s Internet Hot Wire Internet


Practice Superlatives

Average: 2.9 (35 votes)

More practice on making superlatives. Today's lesson continues where yesterday's left off.
Complete these sentences using the correct comparative. Be careful with your spelling.

Today's lesson comes from Nasreen Narkedien, EC Cape Town English school