Superlative Adjectives

By | February 8, 2014
Red and white cheesecake with whipped cream
Superlative adjectives describe the difference between three things.
 
·         For adjectives with 1 syllable, use the+ -est.   
·         If an adjective ends in 1 vowel and 1 consonant, double the consonant, as in big à the biggest
·         If the adjective ends in –e, add only st., as in nice à the nicest.
·         For most adjectives with two or more syllables, use the most + adjective.
·         For two-syllable adjectives that end in –le, add only –st.
simple  →  the simplest
·         For two-syllable adjectives that end in –y, change the –y to i and add-est.
funny
à
the funniest
·      Complete each sentence below with the correct superlative form of the adjective in brackets and your own opinions. 
1.       Cheesecake   is the most delicious (delicious) dessert in the world.
2.       …………………   is …………………………… (interesting) sport to watch.
3.       …………………   is …………………………… (beautiful) season of the year.
4.       …………………   is …………………………… (famous) place in my country.

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