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Comparative & Superlative Adjectives KEY

I Write the opposite of:


1. Cold
2. Tall
3. Long
4. Pretty
5. Good
6. Fat
7. Young
8. Fast
9. High
10. Large

warm
short
short
ugly
bad
thin
old
slow
low
tiny

II Make comparative sentences. (Short adjectives)


1. Chile Long Peru
Chile is longer than Peru
2. The winter bad the fall
The winter is worse than the fall
3. A cheetah fast a lion
A cheetah is faster than a lion
4. Africa dry Valparaso
Africa is drier tan Valparaiso
5. Brazil big Argentina
Brazil is bigger than Argentina
6. Tom Silly Jerry
Tom is sillier than Jerry
7. Valdivia Far Temuco
Valdivia is farther than Temuco
8. River Plate good Colo-Colo
River Plate us better than Colo-Colo
9. English easy Japanese
English is easier than Japanese
III Make comparative sentences. (Long Adjectives)
1. Santiago modern Antofagasta
Santiago is more modern than Antofagasta
2. Via del Mar beautiful Iquique
Via del Mar is more beautiful than Iquique
3. Football popular baseball
Football is more popular than baseball
4. A movie interesting a book
A movie is more interesting than a book

11.
12.
13.
14.
15.
16.
17.
18.
19.
20.

Weak
Poor
Silly
Late
Dry
Difficult
Bad
Small
Light
Exciting

strong
rich
intelligent
soon
wet
easy
good
big
heavy
boring

5. English Important French


English is more important than French
6. A Jaguar expensive A fiat
A Jaguar is more expensive than a fiat
7. Monkeys intelligent cats
Monkeys are more intelligent than cats
8. MJ attractive Tatiana
MJ is more attractive than Tatiana
9. Ronaldo famous Pinilla
Ronaldo is more famous than PInilla

IV Make comparative sentences. (Long/ short adjectives)


1. Tom tall Jerry
Tom is taller than Jerry
2. Europe small Asia
Europe is smaller than Asia
3. Vegetables good sweets
Vegetables are better than sweets
4. English classes interesting Chemistry
English classes are more interesting than Chemistry (OF COURSE!!)
5. Gold precious silver
Gold is more precios than silver
6. Africa far Atacama
Africa is farther than Atacama (or further)
7. A car expensive a bike
A car is more expensive than a bike

V. Look at these pictures and compare them using the adjectives in the box
BIG - EXPENSIVE- FAST- HEAVY- LIGHT- SLOW- SMALL- COMFORTABLE

1. An airplane is bigger than a car


2. An airplane is more expensive than a car
3. An airplane is faster than a car
4. An airplane is heavier than a car
5. A car is lighter than an airplain
6. A car is slower than an airplane
7. A car is smaller than an airplane
8. An airplane is more comfortable than a car

VI Choose the correct alternative for each sentence. (Comparatives or Superlatives)


1. I think thats _____ film Ive ever seen
a) the funnier than b) the funny

c) the funniest

d) the funnier

2. Is football the _____ sport in Chile?


a) popular
b) more popular

c) popularest

d) most popular

3. Vegetables are _____ last week


a) expensiver than b)more expensiver tham

c) more expensive than

d) most expensive

4. I think Vladimir is _____ intelligent person in the class


a) more than
b) the most
c) most

d) the more

5. Dont you think there are _____ things to do on hokidays than watching tv all day?
a) best
b) bestest
c) better
d) better than
6. Summer is _____ season in our country
a) the hottest
b) hotter than

c) the hot

d) hot

7. Groenland has the _____ weather of the world. Its always raining and snowing
a) bad
b) worse than
c) worst
d) worsest
8. The Everest is _____ the Aconcagua
a) the highest
b) highest than

c) the higher than

d) higher than

9. Last week we had _____ day in Santiago, the temperature was 18C
a) the colder
b) the coldest
c) the cold
d) colder than
10. To fall from a motorcycle is _____ to fall from a bicycle.
a) more painful
b) more painful than
c) painfuller than

d) the painfullest

11. If you suffer asthma, dont go to Mexico City. It is one of the _____ cities in the world
a) pollutest
b) more polluted
c) polluter than
d) most polluted
12. The _____ place from Chile is Australia. Its on the other side of the world.
a) farther
b) farthest
c) farther than
d) farthest than
13. I dont think your bike is _____ mine.

a) fastest than

b) faster

c) fastest

d) faster than

14. Michael was _____ basketball player in the world


a) taller
b) tallest
c) the taller

d) the tallest

15. Speaking Japanese is _____writing it.


a) the easiest
b) easy

d) easyer than

c) easier than

Superlatve Adjectives
Adjetives with 1 syllable or two syllables ending in Y
VII Follow the example and complete the list with the correct Superlative
e.g. fast
the fastest
nice
large
tall
old
long
great
smart

the nicest
the largest
the tallest
the oldest
the longest
the greatest
the smartest

friendly
funny
silly

the friendliest
the funniest
the silliest

hot
big

the hottest
the biggest

Adjetives with two, three, four, or more quantity of syllables


popular
exciting
successful

the most popular


the most exciting
the most successful

Irregular Adjetives:
Good
Bad
Far

the best
the worst
the farthest

or

the furthest

VIII. Write the following sentences using the correct form of the adjective (comparative or superlative)
1. Clare is older than Mike. (old)
2. Jane is the healthiest of the four. She eats very well and does a lot of sports, (healthy)
3. The coach thinks that Peter is the fastest player of the team, (fast)
4. The teacher doesn't think Christopher is more intelligent than the other students.
(intelligent)
5. Kamilla is the happiest girl in the class. She is always laughing. (happy)
6. The Sahara desert is one of the hottest deserts in the world. (hot)
7. The climate in the North of Chile is drier than in the South, (dry)
8. Asia is bigger than Europe. (big)
9. A Rolls-Royce is one of the most expensive cars in the world. (expensive)

10. Nights with no moon are darker than nights with full moon. (dark)
11. The most violent hurricanes are developed over Mxico, (violent)
12. Diamonds are the most precious jewels in the world. (precious)
13. History classes are more interesting than chemistry classes. (interesting)
14. Belize is one of the most beautiful cities Ive visited (beautiful)
15. Rachel is thinner than me, but... (thin)
Grace is the thinnest girl in my class (thin)