Comparative is the name for the grammar used when comparing two or more things. In order to compare we are using two basic ways:
- As … as
He is not as stupid as he looks!
This book is not as exciting as the last one.
This computer is better than that one.
It is much colder today than it was yesterday.
- When we comparing with “as … as” the adjective does not change, while when we comparing with “than” some changes are necessary, depending on the number of syllables.
My sister is much taller than me.
It is colder today than it was yesterday.
If the adjective ending in –y we must to change -y to –ier.
She is looking happier today.
This grammar topic is easier than the last one.
Why is everyone else luckier than me?
- There are some unchanged adjective with which we must to use “More”.
The shops are always more crowded just before Christmas.
Russian grammar is more difficult than English grammar.
In superlatives you talk about one thing only, and how it is the best, or worst. You do not compare two things in superlative.
Rule of Superlative:
You need to add –est to the adjective plus the
My sister is the tallest in our family.
Yesterday was the coldest day of the year so far.
If the adjectives ending in –y change –y to –iest plus “the”
The richest people are not always the happiest.
She is the luckiest person I know.
- There are some unchanged adjective with which we must to use “Most” .
My sister is the most careful person I know.