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Comparative and superlative adjectives - Low-Intermediate

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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

Do or Make - Which one for household chores?

Average: 3.5 (26 votes)


DO suggests an action of some kind and has a very strong connection with work.  Therefore almost all household chores use the verb “do”.  The exception is "make the beds". 


MAKE gives the idea of constructing something with your hands and creating something that wasn’t there before.  In the home you use “make” with cooking for eg.  make a cup of tea, make a cake, make a sandwich, make supper.


Does anyone know the meaning of these words?

1. chaparral -- The best ground was beyond a certain ridge that he pointed out, we crossed it by a trail through the chaparral.

2. clad -- He was clad as those who dwell in cities

Reading for information - Superlative chart - Elementary level

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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


Use Should to give advice - Elementary Level

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In English should and shouldn’t (should not) are used to give advice. Type in the correct  word for each sentence.

Today's lesson is from Sebastian E'Silva, EC Cape Town English language school.

Link: Auxilary Verbs

Adjectives + Prepositions

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Complete the sentences with the correct preposition:

of in at with from to


Today's lesson is from Marguerite Engelbrecht, EC Cape Town English language school.

Link: 10 common mistakes made by English learners

Practice Superlatives

Average: 3 (20 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


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How to form Superlatives - Elementary / Pre Intermediate

Average: 2.8 (29 votes)

Superlatives are the best! Or the worst…or the most confusing…or the easiest…you decide! Take the quiz and let’s see if you can solve it!

How to make superlatives

1 syllable adjectives. Add the /adj./ est.
Eg: cool = the coolest

2+ syllable adjectives. Add the most to the adjective
Eg: powerful = the most powerful

How to form Comparatives - Elementary / Pre Intermediate

Average: 3.2 (13 votes)

How to form comparatives

1 syllable adjectives. Add –er
Eg: cool = cooler

2+ syllable adjectives. Add more to the adjective
Eg: powerful = more powerful

Adjectives ending in –y. Remove –y and add –ier.
Eg: funny = funnier